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    Default WOrd ORDER one of them was

    Dear all,

    Between the two sentences below, which word worder sounds better?

    1. Salingerís style ofwriting influenced many novelists. One ofthem was Haruki Murakami.

    2. Salingerís style of writing influenced many novelists. Haruki Murakami.was one of them.

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    Default Re: WOrd ORDER one of them was

    To me, there's no difference.

    Please note that when you copy and paste, words sometimes run together, like 'ofwriting'.

    You can separate them by using the Edit Post feature.

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    Default Re: WOrd ORDER one of them was

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    Between the two sentences below, which word worder sounds better?

    1. Salinger’s style ofwriting influenced many novelists. One ofthem was Haruki Murakami.

    2. Salinger’s style of writing influenced many novelists. Haruki Murakami.was one of them.

    Thank you

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    They are both fine and equal. (A space is needed between "of" and "writing" and "of" and "them" in option one.)

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    Default Re: WOrd ORDER one of them was

    How about using like/including Haruki Murakami?

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