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    Could A native speaker write this stuff?

    Can you please refer to Facts about USA There are some senteces that I doubt being written by a native speaker.

    1)"Here pink color shirt is normally taken as the sign of being a "Gay". I think it should be "a pink color shirt".

    2)"In supermarkets, if the cashier asks 'paper or plastic' he wants to ask you if you would you like to carry your stuff in paper bags or plastic bags." There doesn't need to be second "you".

    There's many other things of the questionable nature.
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    Re: Could A native speaker write this stuff?

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Can you please refer to Facts about USA There are some senteces that I doubt being written by a native speaker.
    It seems to have been written by an Indian English speaker.

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    #3

    Re: Could A native speaker write this stuff?

    It could have been written by a native speaker - of Indian English.

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    Re: Could A native speaker write this stuff?

    Do we usually say "a pink color shirt" or "pink color shirt"?

    "Do not walk or sit with arms around the shoulders of someone of the same sex. You may be mistaken to be a "a Gay" or "a Lesbian". Should not it be "with your arms..."?

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    #5

    Re: Could A native speaker write this stuff?

    I don't know Indian English well enough to say what is or is not possible in that variety.

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