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#21 jetsetdanny

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Posted 14 September 2016 - 04:55 PM

Thanks! The pace on this forum is truly amazing. It's great  :D .



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Posted 24 October 2016 - 07:30 AM

Ian, do you feel strongly about the word "re-enter" being spelt with a hyphen, not as one (unhyphenated) word?

 

I actually wondered about it when working on "WNM SE" Readme, and I went with the spelling in the Cambridge Dictionary, while now I can see that Oxford prefers the hyphen.



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Posted 24 October 2016 - 07:34 AM

I guess "reenter" looks okay, but off the top of my head aren't there instances where you used the word "reentered" or "reentering" or "reentrance"?  I thought that it started to look a bit 'unwieldy' without the hyphen, so I suggested with the hyphen for consistency.  Either is permissible though, it seems.



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Posted 24 October 2016 - 07:36 AM

Should one say >original "JSW"< or >the original "JSW"<? For example in a sentence like: >A classic example of this in the original "JSW" is the red guardian on the left side of "Orangery"< [or whatever].

 

I'm asking, Ian, because in "WNM SE" Readme you didn't correct <the original "JSW"< (which actually appears a lot of times), but in a comment you added yourself, you just said, "original JSW" (no article).

 

Any guidance on this will be appreciated  :) .



#25 jetsetdanny

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Posted 24 October 2016 - 07:37 AM

Another question:

 

"the Air INK" or "the Air's INK"?



#26 IRF

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Posted 24 October 2016 - 07:50 AM

I was probably a bit lazy and should have put: the original "JSW".

 

On the latter, probably: the Air's INK.  Technically, perhaps it should be: the Air cell's INK.  But that might start to get a bit unwieldy when you're saying it lots of times.


Edited by IRF, 24 October 2016 - 07:58 AM.


#27 jetsetdanny

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Posted 24 October 2016 - 08:02 AM

Thank you for your replies, Ian, which I have officially marked as "BEST ANSWERS"  :) .


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Posted 25 October 2016 - 08:47 AM

Which sounds better:

 

"WNM SE" was released on 10th November 2016, the twelfth anniversary of the release of the OE.

 

or

 

"WNM SE" was released on 10th November 2016, twelve years to the day since the release of the OE.

 

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Posted 25 October 2016 - 09:02 AM

Either is fine, I guess the former is more 'formal'.



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Posted 25 October 2016 - 04:05 PM

Thanks, Ian, I'll probably use the latter then.






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