Language question.

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Language question.

Postby Robert » 08 Oct 2018, 10:19

Which one is correct?

Farmgate prices typically settle on a monthly basis while commodity prices typically on a weekly.

Farmgate prices typically settle on a monthly, while commodity prices typically on a weekly basis.

Or both crap and there is better option?

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Re: Language question.

Postby SUMPTUOUS SI » 08 Oct 2018, 10:36

I'd maybe go for this:

Typically, farmgate prices settle on a monthly basis, while commodity prices settle on a weekly basis.

I know the repetition of 'basis' might look a little clumsy, but it means there's no chance of confusion.
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Re: Language question.

Postby PENK » 08 Oct 2018, 10:40

Is farmgate the latest Boris scandal?
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Re: Language question.

Postby PENK » 08 Oct 2018, 10:41

How about:

Farmgate prices typically settle on a monthly basis, and commodity prices weekly.
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Re: Language question.

Postby Robert » 08 Oct 2018, 14:32

Thank you both. I'll go for Penk's suggestion. The repetition was what I wanted to avoid.

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Re: Language question.

Postby SUMPTUOUS SI » 08 Oct 2018, 14:50

:x
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Re: Language question.

Postby Snarfyguy » 08 Oct 2018, 15:10

Farmgate prices typically settle on a monthly basis, while commodity prices do so weekly.

Nah, Penk's is better.
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Re: Language question.

Postby sloopjohnc » 08 Oct 2018, 16:50

HEN wrote:I'd maybe go for this:

Typically, farmgate prices settle on a monthly basis, while commodity prices settle on a weekly basis.

I know the repetition of 'basis' might look a little clumsy, but it means there's no chance of confusion.


This.

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Re: Language question.

Postby PENK » 08 Oct 2018, 19:11

sloopjohnc wrote:
HEN wrote:I'd maybe go for this:

Typically, farmgate prices settle on a monthly basis, while commodity prices settle on a weekly basis.

I know the repetition of 'basis' might look a little clumsy, but it means there's no chance of confusion.


This.


You get a PM from Coan asking you to vote for his suggestion?
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Re: Language question.

Postby SUMPTUOUS SI » 08 Oct 2018, 19:12

I only use that for CupsHow DARE you!
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Re: Language question.

Postby sloopjohnc » 08 Oct 2018, 19:26

PENK wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:
HEN wrote:I'd maybe go for this:

Typically, farmgate prices settle on a monthly basis, while commodity prices settle on a weekly basis.

I know the repetition of 'basis' might look a little clumsy, but it means there's no chance of confusion.


This.


You get a PM from Coan asking you to vote for his suggestion?


He offered me a one-way ticket to the Czech Republic.

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Re: Language question.

Postby SUMPTUOUS SI » 08 Oct 2018, 19:27

Yeah. Take Googs with you
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Re: Language question.

Postby sloopjohnc » 08 Oct 2018, 21:01

HEN wrote:Yeah. Take Googs with you


:lol:

Forget it. He'd buy 10 copies of this the first day.

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