Re: possessives [Ref:C674416]

Subject: Re: possessives [Ref:C674416]
From: DURL <durl -at- BUFFNET -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 11:01:05 -0500

I suspect the difference is a sense of *who cares* !! There's a
quote I love, can't remember who: "He who takes hyphens seriously will
surely go mad."
I suspect that there are a number of equally dangerous issues that
we TWs dabble in at our peril...
Happy Holidays, people...
Mary

Mary Durlak Erie Documentation Inc.
East Aurora, New York (near Buffalo)
durl -at- buffnet -dot- net

On Wed, 24 Dec 1997, Tracy Boyington wrote:

> Once again I am shocked at my own ignorance. I use the same definitions
> as John and it never occured to me that not everybody thinks of a couple
> as 2 (especially since another definition of "a couple" is "two
> people"). Perhaps I should ask someone near and dear to me what *he*
> thinks it means... is it a generational difference? Regional?
> International?
>
> Tracy
> --
> ==============================================
> Tracy Boyington tracy_boyington -at- okvotech -dot- org
> Oklahoma Department of Vocational and Technical Education
> Stillwater, OK, USA
> http://www.okvotech.org/cimc/home.htm
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