After criticizing some whole category of blog posts as fake news, biased or undercover advertising, I was about to add:

That being said, I must admit that this one article is quite interesting.

Is this construct correct? Should I use "this article in particular" instead?

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    The construction this one article is just fine, and you can find similar examples all over the web. What made you think it was wrong? – JSBձոգչ Nov 20 '12 at 14:22
  • What do you mean by extrictly? – coleopterist Nov 20 '12 at 15:16
  • I was trying to say that while posing as a news story, it is actually an advertising. – Sebastián Grignoli Nov 20 '12 at 15:32
up vote 3 down vote accepted

The construction "this one article" is grammatically correct. Its use gives emphasis to that specific article.

  • Since I can't comment on things other than my own posts yet, I wanted to respond to JSBձոգչ's question. I think that since "this one" is normally used as a pronoun for whatever the subject is, the OP was questioning the use of adding the noun after the pronoun. – joulesm Nov 20 '12 at 15:37

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