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Difference between people and peoples #1 (permalink) Thu Aug 25, 2005 13:38 pm   Difference between people and peoples
 

Test No. errors/elem-10 "Tell me about Yourself", question 4

Every summer peoples from all over the world come to Bristol to take part in the international hot air balloon fiesta.

(a) peoples
(b) to
(c) in

Test No. errors/elem-10 "Tell me about Yourself", answer 4

Every summer people from all over the world come to Bristol to take part in the international hot air balloon fiesta.

Correct entry: people
The error was: (a) peoples
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Difference between people and peoples #2 (permalink) Fri Aug 26, 2005 0:42 am   Difference between people and peoples
 

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Yes, people is the usual plural. Peoples has a very specialized use only-- when we are speaking ethhnographically of various races, tribes, populations, etc:

The peoples of South America include the Jivaro, the Wayana and the Inca.
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