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    Nordic Bill is offline Member
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    The proper use of sunscreen

    Just in case my thread title would have you wondering if I have logged onto the proper website ...

    How do "sunscreen" and the number "25" fit into this sentence?:

    "He uses sunscreen 25"
    "He uses sunscreen protection 25"
    "He uses 25 sunscreen"
    "He uses a 25 sunscreen"

    Or perhaps there's a better way than any or all of the above?

    I've never been able to figure out the proper phrasing for this one. Hope someone can help.

    Thanx.

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    Re: The proper use of sunscreen

    I use SPF 30. ('30' is the level of Sun Protection Formula)
    I believe 'SPF 30' might be an example of a postpositive adjective. Click on the link below to read more.

    http://www.ucl.ac.uk/internet-gramma...iv/postpos.htm

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