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    Near the top of some webpage:

    "A person commits an offense if he... knowingly possesses a firearm or other dangerous weapon in a court facility or knowingly causes a firearm or other dangerous weapon to be present in a court facility."

    Is something missing between "or" and "other dangerous weapon"? Would "a firearm or SOME other dangerous weapon" be better?

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    Re: Other

    Welcome to the forum, northmt.

    The sentence is OK as it is. In normal (i.e., non-legal contexts) both 'some' and 'any' would also be acceptable.


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