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    Default Reads as Follows

    Is "the address of the warehouse reads as follows" good English? I don't think one would use "reads as follows" in this context.

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    Default Re: Reads as Follows

    If you are standing in front of the warehouse, and looking at a sign on the outside that gives the address, it would make sense.

    Is that the case?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Reads as Follows

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    If you are standing in front of the warehouse, and looking at a sign on the outside that gives the address, it would make sense.

    Is that the case?
    No, not even close.

    It's from a brochure about the warehouse, which states the warehouse's address. It wasn't written by a native speaker of English, though.

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    Default Re: Reads as Follows

    Then is should simply be "The address of the warehouse is..." and give the address. No "reads as follows."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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