Nonetheless/nevertheless

Margaret Ball margaret at onr.com
Sat Apr 26 09:30:46 EDT 2003


>
>
>On Wed, 23 Apr 2003, Ian W. Riddell wrote:
>
>>> OK, I'll bite. What, exactly, is the difference between
>>> "nonetheless"  and "nevertheless"? My dictionary offers each as a
>>> synonym of the other.
>>
Nevertheless, I do feel that there are times when one is preferable to 
the other. Of course, they may not be the same times anybody else would 
pick. Fowler says "The choice between them is a matter of taste. Never- 
 used to be the favourite, but none-  has recently been gaining on it."

-- 
Margaret Ball
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