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    conjunction else?

    While it is acceptable to use such conjunctions to start a sentence, you should still use them carefully and efficiently, else your text might become choppy.
    I think 'else' has to be replaced with 'or else' as in "Hurry up or else you'll be late." or with 'otherwise' because by definition, 'else' is not a conjunction. But is it common mistake to use 'else' as a conjunction?

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    Re: conjunction else?

    I agree that "or else" is better, but you will run across the usage you have posted.

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