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View Poll Results: What part of speech?
A number is a noun 7 25.00%
A number is an adjective 12 42.86%
Other - explain 3 10.71%
42 parts of speech 6 21.43%
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:23 AM
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Is it a noun or an adjective?
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:24 AM
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"Twice upon a time, there lived in sunny Califivenia a young man named 'Bob'. Bob had been fond of Anna, his one-and-a-half sister, ever since she saw the light of day for the second time."
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Verb.

Examples: I just 8. I 1.
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What a one-and-a-half sister?
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:30 AM
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I messed up my vote.

Numbers are both nouns and adjectives.
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In most uses adjective.

My teenage daughter stated that all adjectives should have a noun form. Her friends thought she was crazy, I think that is a brilliant insight.
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:32 AM
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Verb: . I 1 the lottery
Adverb: I was 2 excited to talk.
Adjective: The prize was 3 million dollars.
Preposition: I bought the ticket 4 my birthday.
Noun: The numbers I chose were 5, 6 and 7.
Verb (again): I '8 it when somebody steals my answer.
Interjection: 9, I don't speak German.
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This one seems to be sort of an oxymoron:
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the fourth movie of the trilogy
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Only average people should worry about average salaries.
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You don't need to go to school to get a life
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Probability 0 and impossible are not the same thing.
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Oops, my phone auto corrected Deloitte to Despite.
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In most uses adjective.

My teenage daughter stated that all adjectives should have a noun form. Her friends thought she was a crazy, I think that is a brilliant.
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