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11-30-2008, 05:02 AM
I've been writing "every once and a while," but my husband just told me he'd always thought it was "every once in a while." Now I'm wondering which is correct. Does anyone here know?
11-30-2008, 05:03 AM
A conjunction wouldn't make sense; a preposition would.
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11-30-2008, 06:44 AM
"once in a while" is the proper phrase.
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