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    ADJECTIVE ORDER

    Which one are the following adjective order are correct :

    My boring old philosophy teacher

    OR

    My philosophy old boring teacher


    Appreciate yr prompt reply
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    Re: ADJECTIVE ORDER

    (not a teacher) The first one is correct. The second is not. You could get away with switching 'boring' and 'old', but 'philosophy' needs to stay next to 'teacher'.

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    Re: ADJECTIVE ORDER

    Quote Originally Posted by juliant25 View Post
    Which one are of the following adjective orders are is (verb refers back to "one")correct?

    My boring old philosophy teacher.

    OR

    My philosophy old boring teacher.


    I would appreciate yr your prompt reply.
    Thank you.
    As SlickVic said, the first is the natural order of adjectives. Please see the amendments I have made to your post in red. Remember to use a punctuation mark at the end of every sentence. Also, please use full English words ("yr" is not a word).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: ADJECTIVE ORDER

    Your great title, juliant, enabled the software to find the Similar Threads below.

    One of those gives this link to an excellent guide to adjective order.

    Rover

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