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Apr 1 2009   4:33PM GMT

Whether vs. whether or not

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?
The CFO declined to say ______________ the company would issue a restatement.
a. whether or not
b. whether

Answer: b
The sentence means the same thing either way, so or not is unnecessary.

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