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    In this sentence The Observer will be launched in 1992. is "1992" a proper noun?

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    No.

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    In this sentence The Observer will be launched in 1992. is "1992" a proper noun?

    Ronbee's right. The entire sentence is not a proper noun. However, the phrase 'The Observer' (a newspaper, magazine, TV show, Ad campaign) is a proper noun. It's some thing's proper name.


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    Um, he wanted to know if "1992" is a proper noun.

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    I don't think it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Um, he wanted to know if "1992" is a proper noun.

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    Pronage

    Reading skills grabbed :grab: and severely dealt with.

    Casiopea

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    Um, pronage?

    (It looks like I'm learning new words today. :wink: )

    :)

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