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View Poll Results: What is the right short form of 'electronic book'?
eBook 37 21.26%
ebook 89 51.15%
e-book 27 15.52%
none of them 3 1.72%
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:27 AM   #106
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John is so much more interesting then Jon...

The john (who's name was John), paid the prostitute while sitting on the john.

(I'm not sure about proper capitalization.)

Let's do this the right way...

The john (who's name was Jon), paid the prostitute while sitting on the john.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:28 AM   #107
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:52 AM   #108
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Amazon says "ebooks", so that'll be what they'll be called !
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:12 AM   #109
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The john (who's name was Jon), paid the prostitute while sitting on the john.
"By George", said Paul while sitting on the John, "where did my Ringo?"
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:19 AM   #110
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:25 AM   #111
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most of the under 30 crowd like to shortening words to the smallest possible factor, so ebook is what the children use, but e-book is the way it started (I think)
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:34 AM   #112
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most of the under 30 crowd like to shortening words to the smallest possible factor, so ebook is what the children use, but e-book is the way it started (I think)
I love brevity
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:54 AM   #113
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Amazon says "ebooks", so that'll be what they'll be called !
Thank you very much for that. Since we are now going by what Amazon uses, then it's eBooks.

Kindle eBooks

http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-eBooks/...ode=1286228011
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:15 PM   #114
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Old 01-09-2013, 01:07 PM   #115
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I pick ebook. Most people aren't very good typists and random capitalization can simply confuse the issue.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:19 PM   #116
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I pick ebook. Most people aren't very good typists and random capitalization can simply confuse the issue.
But it's not random. It's very specific. eBooks is not Ebooks or ebOoks or eboOks or ebooKs or ebookS, etc.
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But it's not random. It's very specific. eBooks is not Ebooks or ebOoks or eboOks or ebooKs or ebookS, etc.
Sigh....
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Thank you very much for that. Since we are now going by what Amazon uses, then it's eBooks.

Kindle eBooks

http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-eBooks/...ode=1286228011
ebooks in the drop-down menu, eBook in the documentation....And yet we have e-readers

Oh sod it - let's just call 'em books ......
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Meh, let's all have some chocolate and read.
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