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From Markus: we also touched on the order of adjectives yesterday. Below I’ve inserted links to two websites that deal with the problem. I find them quite enlightening. As you can see, the suggested order of adjectives is not exactly the same on both websites, but I see that as a minor problem.

It was great to see you yesterday. Looking forward to the next Springboard meeting. Have a good weekend! Markus

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/adjord.htm

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/english-grammar/adjectives/order-adjectives

From Graham:

Thanks, this is interesting: I never concerned myself with it before. But I did have to teach the order of adverbs. Here is a good web site:

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Order-of-Adverbs.htm

The “royal order of adverbs” is 1. Manner 2. Place 3. Frequency 4. Time 5. Purpose, as in the following example: “I have to run quickly (manner) down the street (place) each morning (frequency) after breakfast (time) in order to catch my bus to school (purpose).”  But the order of adverbs is a guide, rather than a law. Changing the order often changes the meaning or emphasis of a sentence.
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