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Re: “the below” vs “the following”  •  August 28, 2008, 3:53pm  •  15 votes

The below vs The following--The word, "below," properly functions only as a preposition or an adverb, neither of which can take the definite article, "the." However, the word, "following" can function

Re: Usage of ‘I have doubt that’  •  August 23, 2008, 1:34pm  •  1 vote

"Some doubt that. Why invest in these sectors during a slumping economy, they ask?" That construction would have obviated Porche's objection to an example I used in explaining that the terms "that

Re: Usage of ‘I have doubt that’  •  August 22, 2008, 11:12am  •  1 vote

Nomad your third post indicates a deft understanding of the phrase "doubt that." However, the example sentence of your initial post ("Some people doubt that why ...") is not just weird, it is defe

Re: Usage of ‘I have doubt that’  •  August 21, 2008, 7:50pm  •  1 vote

The problem with first sentence is its use of the word "why." The sentence would read more intelligibly: "Some people may have doubts that investing ..." However, the thought would be conveyed m