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    Default Proper & COmmon Nouns

    Proper nouns sometimes becomes common nouns and vice versa. Is this statement true or false???? Can I get few examples????

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    Default Re: Proper & COmmon Nouns

    Xerox started life as a proper noun, but became a common noun referring to any photocopy.

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    Inventions are named after their inventors;e.g., A guy named John invented "the john", USA slang for toilet.

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