View Poll Results: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

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  • No-one - native speakers

    0 0%
  • No one - native speakers

    9 75.00%
  • Noone - native speakers

    0 0%
  • No-one - non-native speakers

    0 0%
  • No one - non-native speakers

    3 25.00%
  • Noone - non-native speakers

    0 0%
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    #1

    No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    Please give your opinion on the question and feel free to comment!
    Dear folks, I am an ESL student so don't ever hesitate to correct me, even the slightest details!

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    #2

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    There is only one correct answer.

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    #3

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    And I know what it is!

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    #4

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    I surely hope so.

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    #5

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    I have seen the first answer used in some older books, though I would have to rummage around to check when.

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    #6

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    Having been taught the hyphenated version at a very young age, I still have to remember not to use it. My automatic method of writing it is "no-one" and I regularly have to reread my posts and amend it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    I used to write 'no-one' until I started posting here and was shamed out of it. I think it makes sense.

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    #8

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    Shaming you makes sense?
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    Shaming you makes sense?
    No, 'no-one' makes sense. It's one word, like "anyone, someone, everyone". Therefore you'd expect 'noone', and thence a hyphen to separate the 'oo' -> no-one. I might even start using it again.

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    Re: No-one / no one / noone - which is most common?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    No, 'no-one' makes sense. It's one word, like "anyone, someone, everyone". Therefore you'd expect 'noone', and thence a hyphen to separate the 'oo' -> no-one. I might even start using it again.
    I like the way you think, Raymott! I bet no-one would even notice your silent rebellion!

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