[texhax] And whilst we're at it

Philip TAYLOR Philip-and-LeKhanh at Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org
Tue Mar 3 11:26:11 CET 2009

c.a.rowley at open.ac.uk wrote:
>>> Guardian Style
> An oxymoron, surely!
>>> pretentious or archaic.
> Sums me up beautifully!

Surely not, Sir : "pretentious /and/ archaic", maybe :-)

For myself, I use "while" to indicate a parallel or
collateral passage of time, whilst I use "whilst" to
indicate a contrast (as in this sentence).  I do not
know if this distinction is also made by others.

** Phil.

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