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    "and and"

    Can you use the words "and and" together in a sentence? Is this correct english?


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    Re: "and and"

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    Re: "and and"

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    Can you use the words "and and" together in a sentence? Is this correct english?
    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    No.
    But of course, it's unavoidable in some contexts (which, in writing, would be heavily punctuated): 'When he saw the newly-painted sign, he complained to the sign-writer that the spaces between "fish" and "and" and "and" and "chips" were uneven.'

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