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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

Grammar rules are nice. However, they are based on consensus. They reflect usage, and try to gather outliers back to the flock. Whichever that flock may be.
Lorenzo Martinelli
Apr 29
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136875

Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

No confusion with you. It was Bob who mentioned natural order. On 2017-04-28 3:38 PM, Herbert Eppel herb@... [dejavu-l] wrote: It doesn't, and
Karin Montin
Apr 28
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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

It doesn't, and I'm all in favour of high-pressure pumps :-) S orry for any confusion. Herbert Eppel www.HETranslations.uk On 28.04.2017 20:34, Karin Montin
Herbert Eppel
Apr 28
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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

... Nah. We blokes :-) bebaï P. (^_^) On 28 Apr 2017, at 21h34, Anne-Marie Lavoie amlavoie@... [dejavu-l] < dejavu-l@yahoogroups.com > wrote: Is that
Paul Cowan
Apr 28
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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

Is that the royal We, Paul? ;-D *Anne-Marie Lavoie, *trad. a. 1508, 13e Avenue Montréal (Québec) H1B 3X3 Tél. : 514 <514-645-0896>-645-0896 <514-645-0896>
Anne-Marie Lavoie
Apr 28
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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

Yes, but I don't see how high-pressure pump contradicts that. On 2017-04-28 3:13 PM, Herbert Eppel herb@... [dejavu-l] wrote: On a vaguely
Karin Montin
Apr 28
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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

... Nothing royal about it. We do however observe that order automatically, unconsciously. cheers P. (^_^)
Paul Cowan
Apr 28
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136869

Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

On a vaguely related note (but no hyphens, sorry), are you aware of the royal order of adjectives? See http://espirian.co.uk/the-royal-order-of-adjectives/
Herbert Eppel
Apr 28
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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

Hi, Bob. Where does one find the one and only British rule? ;) A lot of U.S. style guides say hyphens are not necessary in contexts where the meaning is
Karin Montin
Apr 28
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136867

Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

Oh, sure there are rules or conventions, at least in British usage. Concerning adjectives, when they are not in their 'natural' order they should be hyphenated
Robert White
Apr 28
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136866

Re: Dejavu logo anyone?

Good thing I translate En>Fr! J M From: dejavu-l@yahoogroups.com [mailto:dejavu-l@yahoogroups.com] Compounds with numbers take a hyphen anyway. Still, your
Michelle Asselin
Apr 28
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Re: Dejavu logo anyone?

Compounds with numbers take a hyphen anyway. Still, your reasoning doesn't explain why you wouldn't put a hyphen in freelancer. Anyway, both Webster's and
Karin Montin
Apr 28
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Re: Dejavu logo anyone?

My non-native English grain of salt (and hyphen) : I am inclined to write free-lance translator (for the adjective) and freelancer (for the noun) based on, for
Michelle Asselin
Apr 28
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Re: Does the A in CAT stand for aided or assisted?

I agree about the hyphen, but think the caps are quite apt in a key sentence such as: Déjà Vu is the most powerful and customizable Computer-Aided
    Herbert Eppel
    Apr 28
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    Re: Dejavu logo anyone?

    On that note, John Espirian refers to a bit of inconsistency when writing unusual ‘e-’ terms in his blog post at
    Herbert Eppel
    Apr 28
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