I paid a visit to the Planet Fitness website so I could transfer my membership, and I found this little error hiding out in one of the menus:
“Select” can be a verb or an adjective. You can “select” a slice of cheesecake from a dessert tray. You can throw a party for a “select” group of friends. But I’m here to tell you that you can’t choose a “select” from a menu.
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Probably a typo… dropped the “ion” from “selection” would be my guess. Or, sadly, a lot of software these days is done by people for whom English is not a native language.
I just checked the Encarta dictionary and guess what: ‘Select’, apart from being an adjective and verb, is also a noun defined as
“somebody or something chosen from among others, often on the basis of high quality (often used in the plural)
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