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    Plural of personal names

    In a sentence like this: "One of the several Peters mentioned in the chronicle ...", meaning 'one of the several men called Peter', is it correct to use the plural form? Could also the singular be used? And which sounds more correct?
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    Re: Plural of personal names

    The plural is correct, and the singular would be wrong without changing the wording.

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    Re: Plural of personal names

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR PROMPT RESPONSE AND HELP!
    FABRIZIO

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    Re: Plural of personal names

    Quote Originally Posted by zavras View Post
    THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR PROMPT RESPONSE AND HELP!
    FABRIZIO
    There is no need to write every word in capital letters. This is considered "shouting" and should be avoided online.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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