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    Blackpool get-together in November

    The 6/7th actually, because the Arcade, Retro and Video Gaming Expo is at the Norbreck Catle hotel

    Computing & Gaming Events Union (CGEU)

    Anyone up for a weekend of fun and games?
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    I am up for it if someone can put me up for the weekend!

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    It's a hotel.

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    Ahh ok! In that case I shall start looking at prices!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    It's a hotel.
    In Hotel, the H is silent, therefore it becomes "It's AN hotel" ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight View Post
    In Hotel, the H is silent, therefore it becomes "It's AN hotel" ;-)
    You should be in the Edugeek Pedants group!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight View Post
    In Hotel, the H is silent, therefore it becomes "It's AN hotel" ;-)
    You are incorrect to pick this up as a mistake: explanation clicky

    The use of "an hotel" is archaic and came around due to an old fashion for people taking in French or pseudo French so pronounced it 'otel which required "an 'otel" but by modern rules should be "a hotel"
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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    You are incorrect to pick this up as a mistake: explanation clicky

    The use of "an hotel" is archaic and came around due to an old fashion for people taking in French or pseudo French so pronounced it 'otel which required "an 'otel" but by modern rules should be "a hotel"
    Both are right.

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    Gaming and Gail Porter, now there's an enjoyable weekend

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    I would be up for that

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    Yup count me in also a good excuse to go to blackpool

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    oh come ON - isn't there anything down in the South that we could all get together at? (yeah yeah, I know, bad grammar!!)

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    well i could see about renting out a local farmers field for a massive camp fest? lol.

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    Watch this space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    well i could see about renting out a local farmers field for a massive camp fest? lol.
    Camping in November?!

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