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TRex

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inconsistency, perhaps?
« on: July 10, 2021, 07:45:17 AM »
The word login is classified as a common word. Whilst playing a 'Your Puzzles' game, I entered logout and found it wasn't common. Methinks the pair should be treated the same. What do others think?

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Re: inconsistency, perhaps?
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2021, 08:33:43 AM »
I think of login as a description for your user name, ie what’s your login? Whereas logout is a verb. Having said that, they’re both common enough.
Keep your receipts, leave it how you found it, treat others how you would like to be treated and sometimes we just need to lower our standards to be happy.

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Re: inconsistency, perhaps?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2021, 09:39:23 AM »
I know that I for one have raised this topic before.

https://theforum.lexigame.com/index.php?topic=3598.msg55517#msg55517

I'm still of the opinion that login (noun or verb), logon and logout are so common that they should all be...,well, 'common'.




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Re: inconsistency, perhaps?
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2021, 09:46:49 AM »
I'm still of the opinion that login (noun or verb), logon and logout are so common that they should all be...,well, 'common'.

All should be known to English speakers, even those not 'well-read', it seems to me.

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Re: inconsistency, perhaps?
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2021, 09:57:35 AM »
I agree they should all be common.  What about logoff