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    How to begin a paragraph

    Is it acceptable to begin a paragraph with the word "also", in the instance of continuing an argument with a new paragraph and new idea?

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    Re: How to begin a paragraph

    It's probably all right. I might suggest other words in context, to show a complete change of topic. Maybe "furthermore" would work better. "On the other hand" would certainly work, so "also" might. It's hard to tell without seeing a concrete example.

    Also, I think it's rather informal and weak. Wouldn't you agree, seeing it like this?

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