LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

matthias_livecode_150811 at matthias_livecode_150811 at
Wed Sep 8 17:49:35 EDT 2021

How lucky we Germans are with having to write some words in capitals. ;) 

'ein Paar' (a couple)  means 2
'ein Paar Schuhe' means a pair of shoes

'ein paar' means two or three or somewhere in the range.
'ein paar Schuhe' means 2 or 3 or somewhere in the range shoes 

In the English lessons in school  we learned  that for example  'a couple of days' meant 2 or 3 or somewhere in that range.
And when we used  'couple' as a noun then it was meant as  2 that belong to each other or however you would call that.
e.g. married couple, bird couple. That's the way i use 'couple" now for more than 40 years. 

Don't tell me that i was wrong more than 40 years. ;) 

> Am 08.09.2021 um 21:54 schrieb J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> My husband said the same when I told him about this thread. "Couple" means two. I said yes, but colloquially it can mean "two or three or somewhere in that range." We almost started a longer discussion about it, but I reminded him of our 30+ years of ongoing talk about a "fact" so we both stopped.

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