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You probably mean antepenultimate, Wendy.
 
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Campbell Ritchie wrote:You probably mean antepenultimate, Wendy.



Brilliant, many thanks it worked.
 
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Campbell Ritchie wrote:You probably mean antepenultimate, Wendy.


Blows a big raspberry, if you don't know what one is,well HAH
 
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So out of curiosity is there another english word that comes after antepenultimate? How are we foreigners support to code any language when we don't even know english propa... ;-)
 
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After antepenultimate is penultimate. After penultimate is last, final, ultimate, etc.
For before antepenultimate, try this dictionary link.
 
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Wendy Gibbons wrote: . . . Blows a big raspberry, if you don't know what one is,well HAH

I probably knew what they were before you were born. I didn’t know the origin of the term, however.

And half of this thread is going where it belongs…MD!
 
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Campbell Ritchie wrote:And half of this thread is going where it belongs…MD!


Where it makes even less sense than usual to those of us who didn't see the original thread .
 
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And here is where it all started.

And this is my first post on this forum, finally after more than 8 years lurking in the shadows.
 
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Campbell Ritchie wrote:

Wendy Gibbons wrote: . . . Blows a big raspberry, if you don't know what one is,well HAH

I probably knew what they were before you were born. I didn’t know the origin of the term, however.

And half of this thread is going where it belongs…MD!



But you are cheating, you are also English.
 
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Ricardo Wagemaker wrote:So out of curiosity is there another english word that comes after antepenultimate? How are we foreigners support to code any language when we don't even know english propa... ;-)



And shouldn't it be before ante penultimate ?
 
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In LISP it would be caadr.
 
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Don’t let’s get started about car and cdr and caadr.
 
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Ruud Smith, welcome to the Ranch
Only eight years’ lurking. I think the record is ten years, but I am not certain.
 
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Wendy Gibbons wrote:

Campbell Ritchie wrote:

Wendy Gibbons wrote: . . . Blows a big raspberry, if you don't know what one is,well HAH

I probably knew what they were before you were born. I didn’t know the origin of the term, however.

And half of this thread is going where it belongs…MD!



But you are cheating, you are also English.



I know I leave in UK but I am not English, I am Dutch from Holland :-)
 
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