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User Name: shkiwi
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Joined: Thursday, March 19, 2009
Last Visit: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 6:45:16 PM
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Topic: How would you answer these questions!
Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2009 4:56:52 PM

I would think for it to make a sound; you would need to be there to hear it.
Topic: Have the tree's leaved?
Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2009 4:51:01 PM
catskincatskin wrote:
In a poetic sense, as was written above, I like this phrase.

But it's not really "correct" from a grammatical point of view. "Leaf" can be a noun or verb. But "leaves" is a plural noun, not a verb. "To leaf" means to put forth leaves.


I was checking what I thought and this is the entry for "leaved" in the Free Dictionary:

leaved (lvd)
1. Having or bearing a leaf or leaves.
2. Having a specified number or kind of leaves. Often used in combination: three-leaved; wide-leaved.

So does that mean it should be "have the trees become leaved"? English is awesome.

Have the trees become leaved, or are they just leaving?
Topic: Rules That Aren't
Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2009 8:38:09 PM
tfrank wrote:
Good one. If "his welcome" and "her welcome" and "our welcome" were phrases you'd see on a spelling test, I might be convinced.

Your welcome is lifting.