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Singular/Plurar Constructions

From: Dan Culley <dan@toddsmith.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 16:07:46 -0500
To: <www-forms-editor@w3.org>
Dear MD,

Not to be a smart ass, but your rant about XForms being a word with no
singular form contains some incorrect statements, including:

	scissors- 	a scissor is a single blade of a pair of scissors, or a more
antiquated term 			for a single pair of scissors.

	cattle-		the singular of cattle is cow, bull, or steer, depending on the
sex of the 			animal and the condition of its reproductive organs.

These definitions are courtesy of Mirriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
Also, I see no good reason why "XForm" is an innappropriate term. What do
you suggest we call one, an XForms form?

Dan Culley
Todd Smith Products

Received on Thursday, 14 February 2002 16:11:07 UTC

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