What do u mean by?

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What do u mean by?

Post by Archived Topic » Sat Dec 29, 2001 7:58 pm

What is the us of following
advice
advise
Submitted by Richard Bautista (Manila - Philippines)
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Dec 29, 2001 8:13 pm

Richard, unlike 'practice' and 'licence', which in U.S. English are thus spelt both for the verb and the noun, 'advice/advise' preserves the spelling distinction of the original British English, which uses -ise for the verb and -ice for the noun.
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Dec 29, 2001 8:27 pm

Whoops - I wrongly stated that U.S. English has standardised on 'licence'. The conventional U.S. spelling for both noun and verb is 'license'.
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Dec 29, 2001 8:41 pm

Leave it to an Englishman.
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Dec 29, 2001 8:56 pm

Thank you, Zachary. I'll leave you to your bottle. *G*
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Dec 29, 2001 9:10 pm

You catch on quickly!
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