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When Grammar Meets History

Poll #1809772 Grammar Meets History

When describing a place, like a city, state or country, which in your opinion is grammatically correct? (E.G.: "Welcome to _________ Philadelphia.")

historic
42(72.4%)
historical
7(12.1%)
either is fine
8(13.8%)
Something else (what?)
1(1.7%)

Same question as above, but also, what is the correct article? (E.G.: "This is ___ __________ occasion."

a historic
15(25.9%)
an historic
16(27.6%)
a historical
6(10.3%)
an historical
5(8.6%)
either adjective is correct, the correct article is "a"
5(8.6%)
either adjective is correct, the correct article is "an"
4(6.9%)
either article is correct, the correct adjective is "historic"
4(6.9%)
either article is correct, the correct adjective is "historical"
1(1.7%)
any of the first four options is fine
1(1.7%)
something else (what?)
1(1.7%)
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