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Re^3: A few grammar checks for strings

by ww (Bishop)
on Feb 05, 2013 at 13:22 UTC ( #1017156=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: A few grammar checks for strings
in thread A few grammar checks for strings

Caught me out! And -- for the edification of future readers -- in addition to conj. and prep., "but" can also be or 'be used as':

  • a noun "I'll take no but as an answer"
  • a pronoun "no one but has his fault..." (or, depending on your ed. of Shakespeare, "nobody but..."
  • an adverb "That's but a little tree."

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