[Foundation-l] Our values

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Tue Feb 5 19:27:29 UTC 2008

David Gerard wrote:
> On 05/02/2008, Florence Devouard <Anthere9 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> During the past few weeks, I learned to transform my "responsability" in
>> "responsibility".
>> So, independence is next in line :-)
> I was surprised when I got to the UK to discover that "dependant"
> (both adjective and noun) is in common, even government, use here -
> it's regarded as just wrong in Australia. But I've never seen
> "independant" in official use, and "dependent" remains correct (more
> correct I think personally).
The Canadian Income Tax Act uses both "dependent" and "dependant" to 
distinguish between the adjective and noun.


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