USAGE OF ADJECTIVE PROPER NOUNS?

Submitted by A.F.SUSEN on 4/24/05 at 3:18 PM. ( w3aoh@direcway.com ) 66.82.9.41

Which is proper, "Canadian" OR "Canada geese"?

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I think...

This response submitted by John on 4/24/05 at 3:39 PM. ( ) 24.177.78.254

....it is both. Those are Canada Geese. That is a Canadian goose.

I use Canadian for both so just my $.02

John


I've been told that...

This response submitted by marty on 4/24/05 at 3:51 PM. ( ) 24.15.107.136

...Canada Geese is the proper terminology. Canadians are the people of Canada...


Singular of Plural......

This response submitted by Old Fart on 4/24/05 at 4:19 PM. ( ) 64.122.137.46

.....It's "Canada goose" or "Canada geese". Or if you prefer, Canadas.


They're Canadian only if they have a passport

This response submitted by George on 4/24/05 at 4:40 PM. ( georoof@aol.com ) 205.188.116.201

As OF said, the plural forms is "geese" or "Canadas", not Canadians. We have enough Quebeckers coming through here anyway. LMAO.


It's

This response submitted by ByGolly on 4/24/05 at 5:28 PM. ( ) 63.170.184.137

It was Canada Dry and Canadian Club which led to my goosing of the Canadian.


if they say...

This response submitted by G-man on 4/25/05 at 12:06 AM. ( ) 216.37.223.138

Aboot and eh! they are canadian geese.


Roof

This response submitted by JL on 4/25/05 at 3:24 PM. ( wmlures@metro2000.net ) 216.177.1.187

WATCH YOUR MOUTH! Nuf said. JL


I pronounce it like this !

This response submitted by Bradlee on 4/26/05 at 10:38 AM. ( ) 12.214.237.79

Dinner ! Bradlee


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