Sierra or Sierras?

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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by longri » Sun May 04, 2014 10:28 pm

I feel the same way, that it should be Sierra. I stick to that. But it is a losing battle to keep people from saying Sierras. Language evolves and you can stand in the middle of the raging stream and scream "stop!" but the water will just flow around you.

Nevada Falls. Does that one bug you? It actually sounds better to me than what is correct, the singular Nevada Fall. I decided to just go with it. I call it Nevada Falls now, even though I know it's wrong. I prefer it.








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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by ndwoods » Sun May 11, 2014 10:55 pm

Ditto. Singular....Sierra. I don't quite grit my teeth and stop from correcting folks, but I do notice when they use the plural for the one range we all love...:)
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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by Jimr » Mon May 12, 2014 9:23 am

Murdering the Spanish language is a western tradition. I don't feel compelled to correct the grammar of anybody who uses English as a second language, or first for that matter, [-( so I certainly don't feel compelled to correct anyone on the usage of "Sierra" or "Sierras". It certainly doesn't bother me. I know what they mean and that's what's important to me.
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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by Snow Nymph » Mon May 12, 2014 9:31 am

Sierra :nod:
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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by Vaca Russ » Mon May 12, 2014 6:50 pm

Snow Nymph wrote:Sierra :nod:
NUFF SAID! :nod: :D :nod: :D

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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by Jimr » Tue May 13, 2014 10:42 am

Vaca Russ wrote:
Snow Nymph wrote:Sierra :nod:
NUFF SAID! :nod: :D :nod: :D

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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by maverick » Tue May 13, 2014 11:29 am

Jimr wrote:
I don't feel compelled to correct the grammar of anybody who uses English as a
second language, or first for that matter, [-( so I certainly don't feel compelled to
correct anyone on the usage of "Sierra" or "Sierras". It certainly doesn't bother me.
I know what they mean and that's what's important to me.
Agree, can't we all just get along. :)
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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by markskor » Tue May 13, 2014 3:10 pm

maverick wrote:.
Agree, can't we all just get along. :)
You can do whatever floats yer boat but, since this forum's name is -

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and I turned 65 today! - (officially an OldFart), I refuse to respond to any more "Sierras".
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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by Rockchucker » Tue May 13, 2014 4:39 pm

markskor wrote:
maverick wrote:.
Agree, can't we all just get along. :)
You can do whatever floats yer boat but, since this forum's name is -

High Sierra Topix

and I turned 65 today! - (officially an OldFart), I refuse to respond to any more "Sierras".
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Re: Sierra or Sierras?

Post by Shawn » Tue May 13, 2014 5:40 pm

markskor wrote:
maverick wrote:.
Agree, can't we all just get along. :)
You can do whatever floats yer boat but, since this forum's name is -

High Sierra Topix

and I turned 65 today! - (officially an OldFart), I refuse to respond to any more "Sierras".
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