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    First v. Firstly (again)

    I have read a few posts on this topic already, and understand what has already been written, but I have a slightly different twist. What if you are stating a pre-requisite action? For example:
    Before you can catch the bus, first you must walk to the bus stop.
    In this case "firstly" just doesn't sound right to me.

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    Re: First v. Firstly (again)

    I agree with you, aj.

    Rover

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