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Thread: "Rather"

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    is it bad to use the word "Rather" to begin a sentence?

    Ex. Rather, the relationship between early horticulturalist and foragers most likely involved connections which constrained and shaped the decision making process of both

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    Re: "Rather"

    No it's okay. It's just that some English teachers find that students too often begin with such conjunctions, so they try to improve your style by telling you to avoid them. It's a judgment call, but this example is certainly not wrong.

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