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Posted by Pappy 2012-02-15 11:25||
#4 Yeah, well, it certainly sounds like the city that Superman defends. Should have just said Karachi in the headline, it's more informative, and I would have known to not even bother clicking on it.
Posted by gromky 2012-02-15 11:56||
#5 I'm pretty sure New York is Metropolis, but Karachi is Arkham.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-02-15 12:16||
any large, busy city.
the chief, and sometimes capital, city of a country, state, or region.
a central or principal place, as of some activity: the music metropolis of France.
the mother city or parent state of a colony,
Posted by Willy 2012-02-15 12:56||
#7 more like a hive
Posted by Frank G 2012-02-15 14:12||
#8 Metropolis is the analogue to New York City in comic books and their related films, not out in the real world. Nor is New York "the City", no matter what parochial residents might think.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-02-15 14:24||
#9 Proper nouns get capitalized. These are the names of people, places and things. Therefore the Metropolis in the Superman comic books is capitalized. But the common noun metropolis is not capitalized and can be used in reference to any big city.
There's your English lesson for the day, folks. That's why it's important when writing to use both upper and lower case letters.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-02-15 18:42||
#10 Can't we all just get along?
Posted by Rodney King 2012-02-15 19:14||
#11 That's why it's important when writing to use both upper and lower case letters.
oK bUt WhAt Is ThE cUtOfF pOiNt?
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2012-02-15 20:07||
#12 It's a title, Mr. Grammar. It should have every word capitalized. But only the first word is capitalized, so how is anyone to know?
Posted by gromky 2012-02-15 20:51||