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The question came up if this is proper English:
Sorry, I felt the need for a disclaiming for some reason.
And I think it is but some others say it isn't. I gave a further example to back up my case that that is acceptable with:
"A disclaiming was made by the mayor"
And thus was born the question that you see here. I'm not saying it should be used all the time, but as an occasional usage, is this proper?
Yes yes, the appropriate word to use there would've been "disclaimer" not "disclaiming" but disregarding that?
My proof that this is acceptable is the countless number of books I've read where I've forgotten more than I remember that I've read, but I'm certain I've seen a literary device such as this used before and not heard a great deal of complaining on it.
So since I posted it was pointed out to me that this is most likely a gerund. If it is indeed a gerund, then is this a proper use of this particular gerund in this instance?