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Oct 23 2009   8:04PM GMT

Between or among?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct?
They set up five mesh devices to create a high-bandwidth network _______ themselves without the need for a central access point.
a. between
b. among

Answer: b

When you’re talking about two items, use between. If there are any more than two, among is the correct choice.

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