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    People Loving Person

    I am wondering if it's acceptable (grammatically & colloquially and NOT in anyway weird) to say "people loving person."


    I am aware that "people person" exists but it seems to convey the feeling that the person is not only sociable but also popular.

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    Re: People Loving Person

    "Shelley is a people loving person" is acceptable. A person who likes other people does not have to be sociable or popular, though some are that way.

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    #3

    Re: People Loving Person

    I'd use a hyphen: a people-loving person.

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    Re: People Loving Person

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I'd use a hyphen: a people-loving person.
    So would I.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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