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Subject:Re: possessives [Ref:C674416] From:"Michael A. Lewis" <lewism -at- BRANDLE -dot- COM -dot- AU> Date:Fri, 26 Dec 1997 16:29:48 +1100
Geoff King wrote:
> But Michael, what you have written doesn't make sense. If you are
> refering to Chaucer (or Middle English) you are perforce referring
> to a "couple of centuries ago." (The 12th to 15th centuries.
> Give or take.)
Well, Geoff, where I come from a couple is "about two". Not "about six".
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