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    Using the Right Word: weather, whether

    Friday, October 15, 2010

    Weather refers to the condition of the atmosphere. Whether refers to a possibility.

    "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it."
    - Mark Twain
    Tell me whether you agree or not.

    (From Write for Business, 2nd edition, page 302, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 52)