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Post by Erik_Kowal » Sat Dec 02, 2006 11:53 pm

Or they might just have eaten something, shot you and left.
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:02 am

Who IS that masked man!!??
Its Possessive Man, apostle to apostrophe apostate's!
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Post by Shelley » Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:12 am

El Oh El, Erik!
Seems the Corrections Officers could have handled this problem, dontchathink?
kagriffy, I know, I know, I know how you feel. My latest:
They did some touch-up painting in my building last week. The sign in the elevator read something like: "Caution on the 17th floor. Door's and window's have been painted."
Grrr . . .
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:02 am

Amazing that they did not also scrawl "pain'ted".
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Post by Quoc » Sun Dec 03, 2006 10:48 am

Hi,

I don't understand.
In short, please tell me, in my original sentence, with the word policy, if I use a or the, what's wrong?


Do you agree with me that a and the in this case are also correct (that means a /the specific policy) ? (I'd say correct but not usual)

If you don't agree, please explain me.

Quoc

PS: The use of articles is difficult for me.
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