RE: Toward? Towards?

Subject: RE: Toward? Towards?
From: "John David Hickey" <dave -at- toonboom -dot- com>
To: "Techwr-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 15:24:45 -0400


>> A) Press the tab out, toward the edge of the case.
>> B) Press the tab out, towards the edge of the case.
>> Which one? Both sound okay to my ears. Is there a
>> rule for correct application?
> In the United States, toward is preferred.

Both being equal, I would go with "towards". Having said that, as long as
you use it consistently, it doesn't make much difference.

The US prefers "toward" eh? Then I would say "towards" is definitely the way
to go. The same for "colour", "humour", and "honour". Oh... and re-open
trade with Cuba too, please.
Be seeing you,

John David Hickey
Grand Poohbah of Documentation
ToonBoom Technologies
Montreal, Quebec, Canada eh?
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