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Phrasal commented on the user Phrasal
I have read comments where "where" (or any given adverb) can be classified as either a relative adverb or as a conjunctive adverb, as in the following Shakespeare examples: 1) Macbeth 1.5.62-63 LADY MACBETH: Oh, never shall sun that morrow see!Your face, my thane, is as a book where men may read strange matters. 2) I Henry VI 5.4.86-91 “gloomy” (Shakespeare coinage)PUCELLE:Then lead me hence, with whom I leave my curse: may never glorious sun reflct his beams upon the country where you make abode…How should "where" be classified in a dictionary when it modifies a noun preceding it? Is this a matter of "to each their own"? Scott
January 9, 2012
Erin, this is Scott Nelson again (idiom synonym dictionary). Wonderful updating of your wordnik site -- so cool. One question I have about the entries -- If a retrieval for a word with the spelling of "off-brand" says, "Do you mean "off brand", does that mean that the hyphenated spelling is preferred? dictionary.com automatically directs the spelling of "off brand" to "off-brand". I need to know for my dictionary database how your site determines preferred spellings regarding hypenated/non-hypenated. (P.S. I may show up at the next DSNA conference again. Would be nice to see you.)
January 6, 2012
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Prolagus commented on the user Phrasal
Hi, there's a Feedback tab to the left. That is the best way of making sure someone reads your question.
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