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Sekti
06-24-2002, 07:29 PM
What is the difference between persons and people

MethodMan
06-24-2002, 08:02 PM
people: Humans considered as a group or in indefinite numbers:

persons: I believe persons isnt a word

bobish
06-24-2002, 09:02 PM
people is as a whole such as "we the people of the ..."

while persons in individuals interms of numbers for example maximum capacity 300 persons

black
06-24-2002, 09:08 PM
Originally posted by MethodMan
people: Humans considered as a group or in indefinite numbers:

persons: I believe persons isnt a word

yeah, person~ ;)

this word recall me one thing. one of my company's pronouncer speaks person as prison. lol~
:D

Klinerr1
06-25-2002, 12:29 AM
ig uess bobbis is correct even tho ive always considered it to be...

person - 1 human
people - more than 1 human
persons - somoene with bad grammer writing people
peoples - somoene with bad gramme writing people

dbaryl
06-25-2002, 12:31 AM
Originally posted by bobish
people is as a whole such as "we the people of the ..."

while persons in individuals interms of numbers for example maximum capacity 300 persons you mean I can't say: "300 people"? :( :)

Sekti
06-25-2002, 10:48 AM
I see persons in a lot of legal things

black
06-26-2002, 02:20 AM
Originally posted by Klinerr1
persons - somoene with bad grammer writing people
peoples - somoene with bad gramme writing people

it is gramme not kilogramme or anything else, er ? :D

lostminds
06-26-2002, 03:09 AM
Yes "persons" is a legal word