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June 20, 2006

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Neal Whitman

What I wonder about is why so many people capitalize realtor and put the little circled R next to it. The M-W dictionary 10th edition even capitalized it, and said it was "a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors", which makes about as much sense as saying a Thung (r) is a member of the National Association of Thungs. Doing some online research, I find that now it's not enough to capitalize realtor and put the circled R after it--now you're supposed to write it in all caps and put in the circled R. But the explanation for doing all this still didn't make much sense.

Lars

I was unfamiliar with the term "bonus room" until a few years ago. My first thought was that a bonus room was analagous to the bonus items offered on late-night TV ("call now and in addition to this fine victorian house you'll also get a FREE BONUS ROOM!").

I've also always been amused by the phrase "detached white colonial". I always picture George Washington leaning nonchalantly against a wall saying, "whatever".

Stellathomas

To enhance your buying and selling experience, it’s our job as real estate professionals to provide you with as much valuable information as possible. It is essential that the buyer or seller be aware of all aspects of the real estate market before making a major decision.
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john

Association of Realtors", which makes about as much sense as saying a Thung (r) is a member of the National Association of Thungs. Doing some online research, I find that now it's not enough to capitalize realtor and put the circled R after it--now you're supposed to write it in all caps and put in the circled R. But the explanation for doing all this still didn't make much

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donne

Good stuff. It is interesting to read comments.

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