Ed, I didn't say 'folk' was grammatically incorrect. I pointed out it doesn't rhyme with 'strokes'.
.Bill! From: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com [mailto:zen_fo...@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ED Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:28 AM To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Zen and the Brain Definitions of folks on the Web: o your parents; "he wrote to his folks every day" o folk: people in general (often used in the plural); <http://www.google.com/url?q=http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn%3Fs% 3Dfolks&sa=X&ei=BA3HTNj_FIS0sAOJupCGDQ&ved=0CBQQpAMoAA&usg=AFQjCNGoJAkEjafbo 3-1fSAjSHWxz2cQAQ> wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn Bill, Both 'folk' and 'folks' are OK, and the one that rhymes is preferable. --ED --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, <billsm...@...> wrote: > > Ed, > > Below you wrote: > > "Different strokes for different folk." > > It should be "Different strokes for different folks" so it rhymes. > > ...Bill! __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus signature database 5565 (20101026) __________ The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus. http://www.eset.com