Each Other Vs One Another

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In the third panel, Mom should have said “just enjoy ONE ANOTHER’S company for a change.” Reserve “each other” for situations when only two people are present: “Carl and I always enjoy surprising each other on birthdays.”

(Yes, it’s a subtle point! But you’d be surprised how many astute readers notice – and appreciate – these small details about usage and writing.)

 

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