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    learning English

    What is the difference between "till" and Until"

  1. rancher247's Avatar
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    Re: learning English

    here is a hyperlink to a forum which has a page about the usage of til and until.
    please clarify the usage of *until* and *till* (English translation glossary) usage,

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    Re: learning English

    In addition,

    People started spelling till with an apostrophe in the 18th century, indicating they believed it to be a shortened form of until. Although ítill is now nonstandard, ítil is sometimes used in this way. It is a modern invention, dating from 1939, and is considered acceptable. But why bother with apostrophes when you can do without?


    Welcome, William.

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