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CountrIES (With IES people ;-)) « on: June 07, 2006, 10:58 AM »
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I thought this This was pretty cool.

Belgium --> 8
United Kingdom --> 3
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Re: Country's « Reply #1 on: June 07, 2006, 11:02 AM »
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Yep, seen that before.

Its pretty disgusting Frown

Shows how much we lag behind. ranting
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Re: Country's « Reply #2 on: June 07, 2006, 12:25 PM »
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i'm confused...
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Re: Country's « Reply #3 on: June 07, 2006, 05:29 PM »
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About what Dave? You click on where it says This.... Wink

Interesting to see that 22 spanish people entered... 20 russian.. 14 argentinians - it's a lot.  Think

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Re: Country's « Reply #4 on: June 08, 2006, 12:14 AM »
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oh i didnt see that it was a link... the commentators here were talking about that at the beginning of the French Open actually...
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Re: Country's « Reply #5 on: June 08, 2006, 08:41 AM »
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Woah! Interesting list!

(And it's countries not country's)
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Re: Country's « Reply #6 on: June 08, 2006, 09:18 AM »
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(And it's countries not country's)

Dubious dubious dubious. :P

But I feel that you are correct. People may mean anything though. wink
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Re: Country's « Reply #7 on: June 08, 2006, 01:38 PM »
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An apostrophe implies ownership. It needs qualification. I'm fairly sure Dana meant plural.
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Re: Country's « Reply #8 on: June 08, 2006, 02:44 PM »
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or indeed country is. Which I'm pretty sure she didn't mean either!
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Re: Country's « Reply #9 on: June 08, 2006, 02:46 PM »
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An apostrophe implies ownership. It needs qualification. I'm fairly sure Dana meant plural.

Whatever...

I hate arguing when the meaning is dubious. wink
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Re: Country's « Reply #10 on: June 08, 2006, 03:50 PM »
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It's not dubious :P It's grammatically incorrect.

(Sorry Dana, not having a go at you, just trying to prove a point hug)
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Re: Country's « Reply #11 on: June 08, 2006, 04:16 PM »
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It's not dubious :P It's grammatically incorrect.

Well, it can mean that she put it down as "country's" as in belonging to the country. :P

Its unlikely, but possible. wink

(Sorry Dana, not having a go at you, just trying to prove a point hug)

Keep up the pedanticism. goodjob The world would be such a bad place without it.
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Re: Country's « Reply #12 on: June 08, 2006, 04:34 PM »
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pedanticism

Pedantry :p
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Re: Country's « Reply #13 on: June 08, 2006, 04:44 PM »
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Pedantry :p

Both of them are correct I believe. wink

I have seen bothe of them being used. Smile
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Re: Country's « Reply #14 on: June 08, 2006, 04:46 PM »
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That doesn't mean they're both words. I'm very confident pedanticism is not a word. I'll look it up in my mum's crossword dictionary if I can ever be bothered.
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