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    #1

    and so does... vs the same is true of...

    Are the following sentences acceptable, natural, or not natural? Thank you most sincerely.

    1. Everything has its advantages and disadvantages, and so does the Internet.
    2. Everything has its advantages and disadvantages; so does the Internet.
    3. Everything has its advantages and disadvantages; the same is true of the Internet.
    Last edited by maoyueh; 04-May-2013 at 23:18. Reason: grammatical error

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    #2

    Re: and so does... vs the same is true of...

    Your sentences make it appear that the internet is not included in 'everything'.

    I'd say

    'Everything has its advantages and disadvantages — including the internet.'

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