Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: proper nouns

  1. Anonymous
    Guest
    #1

    proper nouns

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

  2. RonBee's Avatar
    Moderator
    Other
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Feb 2003
    • Posts: 16,546
    #2
    No.

  3. Casiopea's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2003
    • Posts: 12,970
    #3

    Re: proper nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by [email protected]
    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.


    Cas :D

  4. RonBee's Avatar
    Moderator
    Other
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Feb 2003
    • Posts: 16,546
    #4
    Um, he wanted to know if "1992" is a proper noun.

    :wink:

  5. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 66,864
    #5
    I don't think it is.

  6. Casiopea's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2003
    • Posts: 12,970
    #6
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Um, he wanted to know if "1992" is a proper noun.

    :wink:
    Pronage

    Reading skills grabbed :grab: and severely dealt with.

    Casiopea

  7. RonBee's Avatar
    Moderator
    Other
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Feb 2003
    • Posts: 16,546
    #7
    Um, pronage?

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

    :)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •