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Jacki
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« on: January 10, 2019, 10:38:44 PM »

So this isn't associated with any particular game however I was wondering why ALPS isn't a common word. Do you ever say ALP? Is there an example of using the word alp on its own?
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019, 12:03:29 AM »

Is that the Alps with a capital A as in the mountains? If so, it wouldn't be allowed.
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2019, 02:14:00 AM »

In fact, according to the COD, there is a word alp meaning 'a high mountain'.

So, even with a small 'a', alps would not be allowed, as it is simply a singular noun with an added 's'.

The adjective alpine is ok, and classed as 'common'.
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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2019, 07:48:16 AM »

Roger that fellow players. Fonts of knowledge. Thanks
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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2019, 01:24:15 PM »

Look here for discussion of a previous (2009) suggestion of alps.
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