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Re: [Lingo] Complex sentense

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 08:50:07AM -1000, David J Iannucci wrote:
> > - As of today, you've spent US $22000 of your budget to complete work
> >   that you originally expected would cost US $24000.
> It might be helpful for a non-native speaker to know that "as of today"
> means "until today", or "the situation as it exists today (is)".

Keep in mind however (yes, English can be confusing), that as of today is
often used in the sense of, "Beginning on this day." For example,

As of today, I am a non-smoker.    Meaning that, up until today, I smoked,
but I quit today and from this day forward, I am a non smoker. 

Scott Robbins
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