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    Borne

    is this correct " nookie borne three cute puppies" ?

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    Re: Borne

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    I'm not sure if you could use bear in this context, but if you could it'd have to be 'bore' not 'borne'. It's rather formal and also I'm not sure if it's not human-specific. How about: nookie gave birth to three cute puppies or nookie had three cute puppies.

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    Re: Borne

    thank you...

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    Re: Borne

    Quote Originally Posted by cbod15 View Post
    Thank you.
    I agree with nyota, but cbod, you need to capitalise Nookie, the name of the dog, and the first word of every sentence.

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    Re: Borne

    Quote Originally Posted by cbod15 View Post
    is this correct " nookie borne three cute puppies" ?
    In some American dialects it would be natural to say this, but it is not standard as it omits the auxiliary verb.

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    Re: Borne

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
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    I'm not sure if you could use bear in this context, but if you could it'd have to be 'bore' not 'borne'. It's rather formal and also I'm not sure if it's not human-specific. How about: nookie gave birth to three cute puppies or nookie had three cute puppies.
    There's nothing wrong with "Nookie has borne three cute puppies."

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    Re: Borne

    I think you mean Snookie.... <American pop culture reference and a joke>

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    Re: Borne

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    There's nothing wrong with "Nookie has borne three cute puppies."
    Yep. Has borne or bore but not borne on its own.

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