Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Wordsmith Talk

About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us  

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#172009 - 12/10/07 02:19 PM Re: Why the i ? [Re: tsuwm]
themilum Offline
veteran

Registered: 05/25/02
Posts: 1529
Loc: Aladamnbama the most watered s...
Originally Posted By: tsuwm
or is Norman Friedman just a crank?

-joe (he asks for money to support his plaque!) friday


If you had a plaque I'd support it, Joe.
- ee milo

Top
#172011 - 12/10/07 04:11 PM Re: Why the i ? [Re: themilum]
BranShea Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/23/06
Posts: 5282
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
If you had a plaque I'd support it, Joe.
- milo

Top
#172014 - 12/10/07 05:30 PM Re: Why the i ? [Re: BranShea]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
I'd use better toothpaste.
_________________________
formerly known as etaoin...

Top
#172023 - 12/10/07 08:33 PM Re: Why the i ? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
BranShea Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/23/06
Posts: 5282
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
This type?
But anyway I think the English first person singular nominative pronoun better be capital because of mentioned before fact that it contains only one character. It really gets lost as a lowercase character in ordinary texts. ik or yo or je or ich have one of the 2 or 3 characters with an "extension", making the word better noticeable.
For other languages it's too much work to find out what they all look like. Sorry. Maybe specialists pull it out if their sleeves just like that.


Edited by BranShea (12/11/07 02:30 AM)

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2


Moderator:  Jackie 
Forum Stats
8689 Members
16 Forums
13783 Topics
213067 Posts

Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members
defghi260699, scrabnut, sa'a, csmoore, Jane Luckner
8689 Registered Users
Who's Online
0 registered (), 32 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
wofahulicodoc 80
endymion6 59
LukeJavan8 58
jenny jenny 52
Tromboniator 13
Faldage 5
MR LOGOPHILE 1
csmoore 1
Mercur10 1
A C Bowden 1
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30

Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.

Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat

© 2014 Wordsmith