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    So Silly A Fancy

    How could the man have come by so silly a fancy?

    Shouldn't it be a so silly fancy?

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    Re: So Silly A Fancy

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    How could the man have come by so silly a fancy?

    Shouldn't it be a so silly fancy?
    No, it could be 'a fancy so silly' but 'so silly a fancy' is correct.

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    Re: So Silly A Fancy

    Such a silly fancy?

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    Re: So Silly A Fancy

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    Such a silly fancy?
    Yes, that's good as well.

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