Off topic: A matter of style?
Thread poster: Caryl Swift

Caryl Swift  Identity Verified
Poland
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Feb 17, 2010

I came across this while browsing through the papers during a break - and thought it might be of interest to people here:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/live_debate/article7027474.ece

Though I really have no idea if this is the best place to post it. If not, then I apologise.

Happy reading!
Caryl


 

Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 10:17
Member (2010)
Spanish to English
good read Feb 17, 2010

Thanks Caryl, that was a good read. I'd never heard about the rule on apostrophes after an "s" depending on the way you want the word to sound. How interesting!

 

Klementina Shahini
United States
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English to Albanian
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Helpful Feb 17, 2010

Very interesting and helpful.

 

Sindy Cremer

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English to Dutch
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excellent read Feb 17, 2010

thanks for sharing.

 

Elisabeth Kissel  Identity Verified
Australia
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German to English
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TY Feb 18, 2010

Thanks for posting this - really enjoyed it.
Elisabeth


 

Caryl Swift  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 10:18
Polish to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Play it by ear Feb 18, 2010

Yes, I was rather taken by the 'how you want it to sound' thing as well!

 


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