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Figure 6: English quasi-pseudo-plurals involving proper nouns: Proper Noun A Proper Noun B AMO AMOS ANDREA ANDREAS JUDA JUDAS LAO LAOS MARCO MARCOS TAO TAOS
In the United States, some names that were once proper nouns and trademarks of companies have fallen into the public domain through popular use.
Similarly, the last question of the category about the opening ceremony of the 2004 games contains no proper nouns or signifiers.
There are two things you can say about most of today's youth: (A) They're not crazy about rules, most particularly rules that make things harder; and (B) Their lives are centered around proper nouns - especially brand names, almost all of which are capitalized.
Dear Editor, - When I was at college proper nouns began with capital letters.
But there are also proper nouns like Google and PDF that have become so ingrained in our everyday language that we have no problem, it seems, turning them into verbs: Check out what came up when I Googled the new CEO's name
Because the internet and the web have become so commonplace, they no longer deserve any status they had as proper nouns.
Dominick Dunne Stun Gun When the Vanity Fair columnist starts namedropping, simply push the button and proper nouns instantly vanish from his vocabulary.
As critic Craig Owens noted, a penchant for proper nouns forms a unifying thread in Baumgarten's materially disparate oeuvre, which encompasses installation, slide projection, photography, sculpture, and text.
And the absence of Caxton, Napster, Universal Product Code, James Dewar, China (to mention just a few proper nouns in the text I tried to look up) from the index is scandalous.
The vocabularies have also been enriched with regional words such as location names and proper nouns.
Proper nouns, evoked by pictures of family, friends, and famous people, caused the men more difficulty than common nouns, tested with pictures of animals, fruits, vegetables, and tools.

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