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DavidHH
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Correction

"Please note that you will need to register seperately for this site, it does not use your Portal Login."
"Separately", please, not "seperately".
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James
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Yeah, that's one of my biggest bugbears.  Along with definitely!
jazz
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Can we add "independent" to that list (not "independant" - which , interestingly, has the same ending as "pedant")?
James
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I had a look for this earlier but couldn't find the reference in particular.  Could I have specific links so that I can raise issues with the relevant people?
Superuser
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I've also seen dependant which is a proper word, but dependent was meant; I think that was in this excellent article.  Lips are sealed
My memory jogger is that "a(u)nts are people" to help get that right.
David
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ooh, I hope so, being as James wrote that one....  Cool
James
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You should start your sentences with capital letters.
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Ahh yes. Naughty, James - 'dependant' is the noun, as in 'the mother has two dependants', whilst 'dependent' is the adjective, as in 'the children are dependent on their mother'. Tongue
James
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Yeah yeah Smiley
I've changed it now.  Is it just the instance in the second paragraph?
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Yep, AFAICS.
paulby
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Nope, you missed this one Smiley
"Maximum obtainable speeds are dependant on this also."
Same paragraph!
James
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*grumbles and makes change*
jazz
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Don't grumble too much James - we're all busy being impressed by how responsive the Customer Service Staff at PlusNet are!
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Isn't the English language wonderful?
"Eats Shoots and Leaves" is probably the best present anyone ever bought me.  It showed me it was ok to care that the language is used properly Grin
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