Compare the usage guide with http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/between. "The rule of thumb" doesn't seem to be good advice.
- Indeed. Now corrected. Pol098 15:13, 6 October 2010 (UTC)
I found something interesting here: "Warp drives were an essential part of the Star Ship Enterprise in the long-running science fiction series Star Trek, allowing the crew to between the distant worlds they were exploring."--Providus (talk) 11:53, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
- I'd almost guarantee that that's a typo, with an omitted word (jump, travel, etc.). Star Trek does not use "between" as a verb, and the newspaper article wouldn't throw in a brand-new invented verb without comment. Equinox ◑ 11:57, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
I found this entry on Wikipedia, but did not know how to add the information. Betweens or Quilting: These needles are shorter than sharps, with a small rounded eye and are used for making fine stitches on heavy fabrics such as in tailoring, quilt making and other detailed handwork; note that some manufacturers also distinguish between quilting needles and quilting between needles, the latter being slightly shorter and narrower than the former. 188.8.131.52 03:29, 13 September 2013 (UTC)