Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

Edgar Poe:
The dash gives the reader a choice between two, or among three or more expressions, one of which may be more forcible than another, but all of which help out the idea.

It never occurred to me before that the word between, since it derives from a cognate of two, was strictly supposed to be used only when applied to two objects.
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