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    optimistic pessimist is offline Member
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    Default NOTEBOOK

    Dear all,

    Do you call a notebook just a note?

    e.g. I bought a note at the stationery store.

    Thank you

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    Default Re: NOTEBOOK

    I wouldn't; maybe others would.

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    Default Re: NOTEBOOK

    No.

    Often I can understand what is meant when someone uses the wrong word. This would make me confused.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: NOTEBOOK

    Thanks- you can never be sure that something isn't in use somewhere in the English-speaking world, so I err on the side of caution, but it would sound very strange to me.

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