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Re: One of the most...  •  May 19, 2009, 7:04pm  •  3 votes

Well, it depends on what Brian W. means by "wrong". Does he mean 'incorrect', or is this a normative assertion? If he means the sentence is incorrect, his own argument doesn't support that: if the sen

Re: Resume, resumé, or résumé?  •  May 19, 2009, 6:08pm  •  1 vote

My impression was, and recollection is, that the grave accent was superfluous in French resumé, and would serve only to distinguish the [?] of the first e from the [e] of the second, if used. I don't

Re: Resume, resumé, or résumé?  •  May 19, 2009, 3:21pm  •  1 vote

I wondered about the accents myself, so I looked it up back when I was in college (no personal computers then, I'm talking about the 1970s). What I discovered was that the first e would take a grave,