Momentarily

I spent a long time in the waiting area at Gate 4 of JFK Terminal 7 for my flight last night because the plane was delayed. For two hours I suffered having to listen to numerous airline employees announcing that boarding at their respective gates would begin momentarily. WRONG!

The word “momentarily” means “for a moment,” not “in a moment.” An example of  correct use would be “He paused momentarily before entering the room.”

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About stanleygraphics

I am a veteran graphic designer who started at the time when cut and paste meant an X-acto knife and rubber cement. I use my experience to educate others. I have an intolerance for ignorance and stupidity.
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