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why "extends" key word must have "s"?
Joined: Apr 18, 2008
Jun 18, 2008 01:30:00
do you know why must have suffix "s"?
Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Jun 18, 2008 01:36:00
Because that's how it was defined in
Also, it reads a lot better. Consider:
class MyClass extends SomeOtherClass
Pronounce it out loud and you have a complete English sentence!
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Jun 19, 2008 07:56:00
This is an English question.
The language was developed by American English speakers, and "A
B" is correct English.
Singular nouns take a verb a verb with an 's' on it.
many people (even native speakers).
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