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SorryEdit

I thought I was being helpful and when I realised I made a mistake I tried to correct it. H.B Desiato (talk) 17:45, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

please keep the discussion to the relevant article. Govvy (talk) 17:46, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

Honours etc at Spurs and other clubsEdit

Hi. A few days ago I answered your message on my talk page, and I also added comment on the Honours subject at the WT:FOOTBALL talk page. You, and others, have not commented further. I think the inconsistencies in club main page articles re: guidelines at present, do need to be addressed. RossRSmith (talk) 22:12, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

@RossRSmith: Not my fault if others don't reply to you, but for Tottenham all the honours are on List of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. records and statistics, a club wins an honour, players receive an honour for being a runner up, the club does not receive an honour for runner-up. Leagues and Cups have differences for runner-up. I can't put it any more straight forward than that. Govvy (talk) 22:19, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

Chris KinnearEdit

You can always do what I do (with my assistance with the delete-y bits) - move to mainspace and delete to restore the history in case he becomes notable in the future. GiantSnowman 18:27, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

@GiantSnowman: Okay, looks like you move protected it ages ago. Govvy (talk) 18:57, 4 September 2019 (UTC)
  Done GiantSnowman 19:12, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

Troy ParrottEdit

FYI: Draft:Troy Parrott#International Career Bogger (talk) 09:19, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

@Bogger: I have a skimmed draft in my own user space of User:Govvy/Troy Parrott, however you haven't explained what you want from me! Govvy (talk) 09:55, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

Host / hostsEdit

The position in the examples aren't changing it from noun to verb, it's the context of the rest of the sentence that switches it from a named thing (noun) being recognised as the "host" (noun) to the named thing (noun) being recognised as performing the act of hosting the event as the "hosts" (verb). Per the examples in the football talk page I gave, they are interchangeable in a lot of situations depending on the intent, but there are also situations where first person vs third person become set in rock. Koncorde (talk) 08:40, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

It's not a case of not listening, it's a case of what is being said not being presented in a way that is very clear. The "S" is to do with the third-person singular use of singular or plural nouns of which countries are an example. This BBC World Service article covers it in a basic fashion, as does this which also includes lots of people arguing about it in specific cases, with some examples Pop Quiz #4 and #5 are particularly relevant. Koncorde (talk) 13:46, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
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