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    Cool Dwelling vs dwillings

    I understand that one is a plural of the other. However, Is there a difference when we say “dwelling gallery” vs “dwellings gallery”? what does it mean to you? Which is more correct? thanks

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    Re: Dwelling vs dwillings

    In what context do you want to use one of these unusual phrases?

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    Unhappy Re: Dwelling vs dwillings

    i'm selling home accessories like furniture ... etc . i liked the name and i want to use it. however, english is not my first language and i don't want to make vocabulary mistakes in names i'm planning to use!!!

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    Re: Dwelling vs dwillings

    Quote Originally Posted by samsaeed View Post
    I'm selling home accessories like furniture (no ellipsis required here) etc. I liked the name and I want to use it. However, English is not my first language and I don't want to make vocabulary mistakes in names I'm planning to use! (One exclamation mark is enough.)
    Note the corrections I made to your post. If your home accessories business is going to have a website in English, then you need to learn the rules of written English, particularly with regard to capitalisation.

    I find the name of your business very strange. A "dwelling gallery" sounds like an exhibition of photographs/paintings of houses.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Dwelling vs dwillings

    Dwelling(s) gallery does not suggest an online home accessories site to me.

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