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  #2384041 2-Jan-2020 09:19
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eracode: What makes it quirky and slightly confusing is your indiscriminate use of capitals. Originally you wrote Provence (which is a region in France) when you meant ‘province’ - an area or region within a country. Then it’s all compounded by use of possessive commas. πŸ˜€

 

Gee, I'm sorry that my english is not up to your standard.


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  #2384097 2-Jan-2020 11:29
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To be fair, the standard is the standard. It’s not unique to him!





 
 
 
 


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  #2384289 2-Jan-2020 17:35
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eracode:

 

msukiwi:

 

eracode:

 

I think we can exclude Provence because surely they wouldn’t price-match something selling in France.

 

 

Canterbury is our Provence. Similarly Otago, West Coast, Southland etc.

 

We say Region, but they really are Provence's or is it Province's? (At least as far as I was taught)

 

(Glad the original question got some others thinking.)

 

 

What makes it quirky and slightly confusing is your indiscriminate use of capitals. Originally you wrote Provence (which is a region in France) when you meant ‘province’ - an area or region within a country. Then it’s all compounded by use of possessive commas. πŸ˜€

 

 

None of which should be confused with providence, which basically means forethought (as well as some having some other meanings) , or Providence, the state capital of Rhode Island.πŸ˜‰





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  #2384297 2-Jan-2020 18:01
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floydbloke:

eracode:


msukiwi:


eracode:


I think we can exclude Provence because surely they wouldn’t price-match something selling in France.



Canterbury is our Provence. Similarly Otago, West Coast, Southland etc.


We say Region, but they really are Provence's or is it Province's? (At least as far as I was taught)


(Glad the original question got some others thinking.)



What makes it quirky and slightly confusing is your indiscriminate use of capitals. Originally you wrote Provence (which is a region in France) when you meant ‘province’ - an area or region within a country. Then it’s all compounded by use of possessive commas. πŸ˜€



None of which should be confused with providence, which basically means forethought (as well as some having some other meanings) , or Providence, the state capital of Rhode Island.πŸ˜‰



We’re going to the weir too. Where were you going to? Did you know? No.

English can be tricky. πŸ˜€





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  #2385027 4-Jan-2020 16:17
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floydbloke:

 

eracode:

 

msukiwi:

 

eracode:

 

I think we can exclude Provence because surely they wouldn’t price-match something selling in France.

 

 

Canterbury is our Provence. Similarly Otago, West Coast, Southland etc.

 

We say Region, but they really are Provence's or is it Province's? (At least as far as I was taught)

 

(Glad the original question got some others thinking.)

 

 

What makes it quirky and slightly confusing is your indiscriminate use of capitals. Originally you wrote Provence (which is a region in France) when you meant ‘province’ - an area or region within a country. Then it’s all compounded by use of possessive commas. πŸ˜€

 

 

None of which should be confused with providence, which basically means forethought (as well as some having some other meanings) , or Providence, the state capital of Rhode Island.πŸ˜‰

 



 

I won’t confuse things any further by bringing provenance into this - because we all know where that came from. πŸ˜€





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