Posted by alexandra_k on October 10, 2004, at 1:40:25
In reply to Re: 'Alternative' versus 'complimentary', posted by Dr. Bob on October 7, 2004, at 23:38:48
> > 'Alternative' seems to imply that one is required to choose between this kind of treatment or conventional medicine.
> > 'Complimentary' seems to convey the notion that such treatments may be ised in conjunction with conventional medicine.
> Exactly right:
> I just called the board here Alternative to keep it more simple...
How is 'Alternative' more simple than 'complementary'? Less letters?