LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Sep 8 18:04:15 EDT 2021
Then what does a few mean?
> On Sep 8, 2021, at 14:49 , matthias rebbe via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 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 lists.runrev.com>:
>> 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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