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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0011355Dwarf FortressTypos/Grammarpublic2020-02-09 22:532020-02-10 22:25
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PlatformLaptopOSWindows VistaOS Version
Product Version0.47.02 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0011355: 'Hillocks', 'Dark Pits' & 'Mountain Halls' use indefinite articles
DescriptionHillocks, dark pits and mountain halls use indefinite articles (a/an) in the legends and in-game conversations, e.g. in the legends site description: "... was a hillocks".
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Goblin Cookie (reporter)
2020-02-10 03:53

Is that not because those are actually singulars. Similar to a sheep. Really I would prefer we simply used the singular, hillock, dark pit, mountain hall, since I see no reason to use the plural.
Shonai_Dweller (reporter)
2020-02-10 22:25

"A Hillock" is a mound. Dwarven Hillocks are made up of several (repeat for "pit" and "hall"). Different from "a fortress", "a forest retreat", etc. So, no, plural is correct and original report is right to point out that "a" is problematic.

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Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-02-09 22:53 Doorkeeper New Issue
2020-02-10 03:53 Goblin Cookie Note Added: 0039997
2020-02-10 22:25 Shonai_Dweller Note Added: 0040005

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