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bug#31610: [PATCH] doc: Grammar fixes


From: Ville Skyttä
Subject: bug#31610: [PATCH] doc: Grammar fixes
Date: Sun, 27 May 2018 19:03:10 +0200

---
 doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi | 6 +++---
 doc/lispref/display.texi            | 2 +-
 doc/lispref/errors.texi             | 2 +-
 doc/misc/autotype.texi              | 2 +-
 doc/misc/emacs-mime.texi            | 2 +-
 doc/misc/org.texi                   | 4 ++--
 doc/misc/viper.texi                 | 2 +-
 doc/misc/wisent.texi                | 2 +-
 8 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi 
b/doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi
index e5a2011012..27e9320df3 100644
--- a/doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi
+++ b/doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi
@@ -484,7 +484,7 @@ Narrowing and Widening
 
 @code{car}, @code{cdr}, @code{cons}: Fundamental Functions
 
-* Strange Names::               An historical aside: why the strange names?
+* Strange Names::               A historical aside: why the strange names?
 * car & cdr::                   Functions for extracting part of a list.
 * cons::                        Constructing a list.
 * nthcdr::                      Calling @code{cdr} repeatedly.
@@ -6797,7 +6797,7 @@ will see @code{cons} as well as two variants on 
@code{cdr},
 namely, @code{setcdr} and @code{nthcdr}.  (@xref{copy-region-as-kill}.)
 
 @menu
-* Strange Names::               An historical aside: why the strange names?
+* Strange Names::               A historical aside: why the strange names?
 * car & cdr::                   Functions for extracting part of a list.
 * cons::                        Constructing a list.
 * nthcdr::                      Calling @code{cdr} repeatedly.
@@ -7678,7 +7678,7 @@ The first part of the code looks like this:
 @end smallexample
 
 @noindent
address@hidden is an hitherto unseen function.  It determines
address@hidden is a hitherto unseen function.  It determines
 whether its argument is a character table.  When it is, it sets the
 character passed to @code{zap-to-char} to one of them, if that
 character exists, or to the character itself.  (This becomes important
diff --git a/doc/lispref/display.texi b/doc/lispref/display.texi
index 13a25af02c..ce7ec3ac10 100644
--- a/doc/lispref/display.texi
+++ b/doc/lispref/display.texi
@@ -1048,7 +1048,7 @@ commands operate as if that portion did not exist, 
allowing a single
 @code{next-line} command to skip any number of hidden lines.
 However, character movement commands (such as @code{forward-char}) do
 not skip the hidden portion, and it is possible (if tricky) to insert
-or delete text in an hidden portion.
+or delete text in a hidden portion.
 
 In the examples below, we show the @emph{display appearance} of the
 buffer @code{foo}, which changes with the value of
diff --git a/doc/lispref/errors.texi b/doc/lispref/errors.texi
index 5054172ff3..a0e32c5631 100644
--- a/doc/lispref/errors.texi
+++ b/doc/lispref/errors.texi
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
 by concept.  The list includes each symbol's message and a cross reference
 to a description of how the error can occur.
 
-  Each error symbol has an set of parent error conditions that is a
+  Each error symbol has a set of parent error conditions that is a
 list of symbols.  Normally this list includes the error symbol itself
 and the symbol @code{error}.  Occasionally it includes additional
 symbols, which are intermediate classifications, narrower than
diff --git a/doc/misc/autotype.texi b/doc/misc/autotype.texi
index 3d61d24fa9..7e2476c225 100644
--- a/doc/misc/autotype.texi
+++ b/doc/misc/autotype.texi
@@ -214,7 +214,7 @@ have been omitted.)
 @cindex skeleton language
 
 @findex skeleton-insert
-  Skeletons are an shorthand extension to the Lisp language, where various
+  Skeletons are a shorthand extension to the Lisp language, where various
 atoms directly perform either actions on the current buffer or rudimentary
 flow control mechanisms.  Skeletons are interpreted by the function
 @code{skeleton-insert}.
diff --git a/doc/misc/emacs-mime.texi b/doc/misc/emacs-mime.texi
index c30403d2b4..b71cc3755b 100644
--- a/doc/misc/emacs-mime.texi
+++ b/doc/misc/emacs-mime.texi
@@ -1859,7 +1859,7 @@ Emacs-provided viewer settings.
 If @code{nil}, Emacs-provided viewer settings have precedence.  Next,
 the most specific viewer has precedence over less specific settings,
 no matter if they're system-provided or private, so @samp{image/gif}
-in @file{/etc/mailcap} will ``win'' over a @samp{image/*} setting in
+in @file{/etc/mailcap} will ``win'' over an @samp{image/*} setting in
 @file{~/.mailcap}.
 
 @end table
diff --git a/doc/misc/org.texi b/doc/misc/org.texi
index 807b80dbdb..3bce0dd736 100644
--- a/doc/misc/org.texi
+++ b/doc/misc/org.texi
@@ -5134,7 +5134,7 @@ that Org can parse this line correctly:
 
 In this example, @samp{GTD} is the @emph{group tag} and it is related to two
 other tags: @samp{Control}, @samp{Persp}.  Defining @samp{Control} and
address@hidden as group tags creates an hierarchy of tags:
address@hidden as group tags creates a hierarchy of tags:
 
 @example
 #+TAGS: [ Control : Context Task ]
@@ -11178,7 +11178,7 @@ Org exports text in this block only when using ASCII 
back-end.
 @cindex horizontal rules, in ASCII export
 
 ASCII back-end recognizes only one attribute, @code{:width}, which specifies
-the width of an horizontal rule in number of characters.  The keyword and
+the width of a horizontal rule in number of characters.  The keyword and
 syntax for specifying widths is:
 
 @example
diff --git a/doc/misc/viper.texi b/doc/misc/viper.texi
index 19d592f3e8..e67734bc01 100644
--- a/doc/misc/viper.texi
+++ b/doc/misc/viper.texi
@@ -4330,7 +4330,7 @@ Same as @code{tabstop}, but affects all buffers.
 @cindex auto fill
 @cindex word wrap
 wrapmargin: In append mode Vi automatically
-puts a <lf> whenever there is a <sp> or <ht>
+puts an <lf> whenever there is an <sp> or <ht>
 within <wm> columns from the right margin.
 @item wrapscan
 @itemx ws
diff --git a/doc/misc/wisent.texi b/doc/misc/wisent.texi
index 2dffa089da..12bb09c7b2 100644
--- a/doc/misc/wisent.texi
+++ b/doc/misc/wisent.texi
@@ -1937,7 +1937,7 @@ rule:
 @end example
 
 Set the @code{reparse-symbol} property of the expanded tag to
address@hidden  A important consequence is that:
address@hidden  An important consequence is that:
 
 @strong{Every nonterminal having any rule that calls @code{EXPANDTAG}
 in a semantic action, should be declared as a start symbol!}
-- 
2.14.1






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