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Is 'pedigree' correctly used?

 
 
Reply Tue 25 Nov, 2008 09:39 am
Like dogs, some cats are pedigree ones.

Is 'pedigree' correctly used?

Many thanks.
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McTag
 
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Reply Tue 25 Nov, 2008 11:31 am
@tanguatlay,

Yes.
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Setanta
 
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Reply Tue 25 Nov, 2008 11:33 am
@tanguatlay,
It would be acceptable colloquially--that is to say, in conversation. But is rather lame, and would not be acceptable as written English. You might write: "As with dogs, some cats have pedigrees."
contrex
 
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Reply Tue 25 Nov, 2008 12:24 pm
@Setanta,
Agreed.
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tanguatlay
 
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Reply Wed 26 Nov, 2008 07:22 am
Many thanks to McTag, Setanta and Contrex.
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