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Old Oct 7 2008, 08:06 AM   #7

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Default Re: alright vs. all right

I'd back Jube (mainly) and say use the 2 word version for adjectives and the 1 word version for adverbs.

(Or do what Fowler advocates in his "Modern English Usage" and use the 2 word version everywhere.)
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