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Re: USAGE: Two samples to contemplate

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, June 18, 2001, 2:26
Christophe Grandsire scripsit:

> Except that we would say "son jean" (jeans and trousers are singular in > French), that we don't use "building" anymore (I didn't hear it in French since > the end of the 80s) and that we write traffic with a single "f": "trafic", this > is perfectly correct. And we have an Academy that pretends to keep the language > pure...
"Jeans" and "traffic" are probably typos that didn't get caught: the book I saw this in is in English. -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter