Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Dec 12 18:58:01 EST 2002

miscdas at wrote:

> Richard Gaskin writes:
> [snip]
>> I think I may have discovered the source of this cognitive dissonance:  the
>> "ed" -- perhaps the original poster was reading that as selectGroupControls
>> rather than selectGroupedControls.
>> Damnable gerunds....
> Gerund?  Where? Gerunds are nouns that always end in -ing. And no, reading
> is not a gerund. I believe it is the present participle completing the past
> progressive. 

Hmmm...could be that I meant "participle".  I'm certainly no expert on
English; I'm an American. :)

 Richard Gaskin 
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