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by Arpy
Wed May 09, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion
Replies: 104
Views: 96031

Re: #16--A GREAT BEGINNING

Thank you, glorybee. You are so absolutely brilliant.

In the original, 'men' isn't capitalised. That is because the second line (hopefully) clarifies what kind of men. Not male men--human men. But it didn't look right on it's own, with no capitalisation. I'll change it back.
by Arpy
Wed May 09, 2012 1:58 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion
Replies: 104
Views: 96031

Re: #16--A GREAT BEGINNING

I have to say, this thread is :coolsign This is a first line of one of mine, if anyone's interested. "I don't know if you are the sort of person who likes music—I mean the kind of person who finds it as essential a part of life as food and drink." And another of my personal favourites; "This is a st...
by Arpy
Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: The New New Who's Who List
Replies: 56
Views: 44937

Re: The New New Who's Who List

I'm not on there, am I?
Arpy; when I have to put my real name to written works, I go by R. E. Potter
by Arpy
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Ann's Grammar Basics
Topic: None is or None are?
Replies: 4
Views: 4907

Re: None is or None are?

Yes, thanks. I'm a stickler for correct grammar, but I'm not the best at it myself.

To tell the truth, it's been bothering me since I went to sleep a few nights ago. (That's when my deeply philosophical thoughts come.)

But that helps!
by Arpy
Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Ann's Grammar Basics
Topic: None is or None are?
Replies: 4
Views: 4907

None is or None are?

Logically, I think it is 'none is'--not-one-is. But English doesn't have to follow logic. What do you think?

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