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Re: Logo of CentOS

Post by toracat » 2009/03/18 22:55:11

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-- I'll make a statement. In the English language, the word [i]Japanese[/i] is an adjective and should be followed by a noun. Hence the quotation, above, hurts an English eye whereas
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Maybe so in the [b]English[/b] language but not in the [b]American[/b] English language, or ... ???

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Japanese

adj.
Of or relating to Japan or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Japanese
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Japan.
b. A person of Japanese ancestry.
2. The language of the Japanese, possibly related to the Altaic family, written in kana and Chinese characters.
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Japanese
Adjective
of Japan
Noun
1. pl -nese a person from Japan
2. the language of Japan
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Re: Logo of CentOS

Post by scottro » 2009/03/18 23:39:01

Hrrm..

Good question. By popular usage, it has, along with many other adjectives, just about become a noun, at least here in NYC. :)

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