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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:48 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

Hi,

Is there difference in meaning between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? Mrs Google say that both phrases are quite popular so when do you use which?

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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #2 (permalink) Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:57 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

hi Torsten,

I've mulled them over in my mind and believe I would use 'welcome aboard' since 'on board' is to me more nautical in spirit. 'Welcome aboard' is a kind of greeting made to a new member of staff who's just joined an organisation. It could quite easily be used and more than likely has been used to someone joining our site.

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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #3 (permalink) Tue Sep 09, 2008 10:11 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

Hi Alan,

Thanks a lot for clarifying this issue. From now on I'll be using 'welcome aboard' to greet our new forum members so they won't confuse our site with a ship :-).
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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #4 (permalink) Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:00 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

Hi Alan and Torsten,

I've just came across this confusion and checked it on the net and found it in our forum :D

Just to confirm again, do you mean 'welcome on board' is only used for a ship while 'welcome aboard' can be used fo both cases?

Thank you very much.
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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #5 (permalink) Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:09 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

Hi Abc,

Yes that's how I understand Alan's explanation.

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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #6 (permalink) Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:12 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

Torsten wrote:
Is there any meaning in difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?


any difference in meaning?
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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #7 (permalink) Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:21 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

today I receive a email from my colleague overseas , i am also confused about the " welcom on board"
i want to know ,what's kind of reply will be better?
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difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'? #8 (permalink) Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:36 am   difference between 'welcome aboard' and 'welcome on board'?
 

See post #2
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