Writers, have you ever wondered about the use of versus and its abbreviations? This article is helpful.
A reader wants to know more about the use of the word versus and its abbreviations:
I have seen “versus” spelled out and abbreviated as both “vs.” and “v.” Is there any rhyme or reason to this word?
The earliest citation of versus in the OED is in a legal context dated 1447: “John Husset versus John Notte.” Learn more.
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