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accepted How should a long sentence with multiple “or”s and commas be understood?
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comment How should a long sentence with multiple “or”s and commas be understood?
Now, looking at this question from another angle, what would you think of "a" and "b" being separate bullet points, for a total of four? How might you refute or justify that? (Again, grammatically, not legally). [There is a strong desire to make "a" an enumerated activity as "increasing the trade" is quite permissive.]
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comment How should a long sentence with multiple “or”s and commas be understood?
@bib: could you edit your answer to include the explanation in your comment? (Also, your "b)" has a stray paren.)
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comment How should a long sentence with multiple “or”s and commas be understood?
@bib yes, I'm only trying to make sense of the grammar. I was going to substitute arbitrary or nonsense words, but figured I might as well use the actual text.
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comment How should a long sentence with multiple “or”s and commas be understood?
Interesting. I've been breaking things based on ", or" perhaps in part based on the title of "ADVERTISEMENT ..." so I would make your "b)" its own bullet-point.
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