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ri Alban

The apostrophe catastrophe guy has given up.  He's retired a broken man.  Dr Grammar has left the building. 

 

 

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Ray Gin

he should of kept going as with nobody their to police us standard's are bound too drop,

 

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SwindonJambo
10 minutes ago, Ray Gin said:

he should of kept going as with nobody their to police us standard's are bound too drop,

 

Megalolzzzz 👍

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Governor Tarkin
23 minutes ago, Ray Gin said:

he should of kept going as with nobody their to police us standard's are bound too drop,

 

 

Bunch off loosers.

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RobboM

It's sad that less people care about grammar

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redjambo
8 minutes ago, RobboM said:

It's sad that less people care about grammar

 

:D

 

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Morgan
6 hours ago, ri Alban said:

The apostrophe catastrophe guy has given up.  He's retired a broken man.  Dr Grammar has left the building. 

 

 

Who’s this?

 

🤷🏿‍♂️

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ri Alban
9 minutes ago, Morgan said:

Who’s this?

 

🤷🏿‍♂️

John Richards

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Morgan
6 minutes ago, ri Alban said:

John Richards

Never heard of him. :sad: 

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I P Knightley
7 hours ago, ri Alban said:

The apostrophe catastrophe guy has given up.  He's retired a broken man.  Dr Grammar has left the building. 

 

 

I must've missed him. Sounds like one of the good guys.

 

If he tried to pit himself against the might of JKB and its footloose approach to grammar, it's no wonder he effed off. Sisyphus would have stuck to his rock rolling rather than take on the internet and its sloppy grammar. 

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SwindonJambo

He’s 96! I’m sure he has better things to do with his time.

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ri Alban
3 hours ago, SwindonJambo said:

He’s 96! I’m sure he has better things to do with his time.

94

3 hours ago, I P Knightley said:

I must've missed him. Sounds like one of the good guys.

 

If he tried to pit himself against the might of JKB and its footloose approach to grammar, it's no wonder he effed off. Sisyphus would have stuck to his rock rolling rather than take on the internet and its sloppy grammar. 

Grammar isn't compulsory, btw. Christ they used to write with no spaces and educated folk could read it.

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Mikey1874

Says he's moving on, to commas

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kila
22 minutes ago, Mikey1874 said:

Says he's moving on, to commas

 

At that age I'd suggest ellipsis's

 

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FWJ
5 hours ago, I P Knightley said:

I must've missed him. Sounds like one of the good guys.

 

If he tried to pit himself against the might of JKB and its footloose approach to grammar, it's no wonder he effed off. Sisyphus would have stuck to his rock rolling rather than take on the internet and its sloppy grammar. 

Was he not the guy that was painting the Forth Bridge?

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Dia Liom
9 hours ago, RobboM said:

It's sad that less people care about grammar

 

Totally agree, it is sad that fewer people care about grammar 👍

 

 

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RobboM
16 minutes ago, Dia Liom said:

 

Totally agree, it is sad that fewer people care about grammar 👍

 

 

:smugger:

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leginten
9 hours ago, ri Alban said:

John Richard’s

 

FTFY

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I P Knightley
3 hours ago, Mikey1874 said:

Says he's moving on, to commas

If he's 94, he's probably more concerned about the colon.

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jonesy
2 hours ago, Dia Liom said:

 

Totally agree, it is sad that fewer people care about grammar 👍

 

 

Apparently the fewer/less nonsense has been going on for 300-odd years. A great example of language evolving but rules not.

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Lemongrab
1 hour ago, I P Knightley said:

If he's 94, he's probably more concerned about the colon.

He should maybe be more worried about the full stop.

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FWJ
7 hours ago, jonesy said:

Apparently the fewer/less nonsense has been going on for 300-odd years. A great example of language evolving but rules not.

Is it nonsense though?

It’s like too much and too many with mass nouns.

 

“There is too much sand in the mixture”

There is too many sand in the mixture”

 

”There are too many grains of sand to count”

”There are too much grains of sand to count”

 

The other one that bugs me (although this may be a dialect thing) is the use of how to mean why.

”I’m going to the pub tonight”

”How?”

“Erm .... by bus”

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ri Alban
8 hours ago, leginten said:

 

FTFY

At last!

 

:yas:

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ri Alban
24 minutes ago, FWJ said:

Is it nonsense though?

It’s like too much and too many with mass nouns.

 

“There is too much sand in the mixture”

There is too many sand in the mixture”

 

”There are too many grains of sand to count”

”There are too much grains of sand to count”

 

The other one that bugs me (although this may be a dialect thing) is the use of how to mean why.

”I’m going to the pub tonight”

”How?”

“Erm .... by bus”

Depends on what you mean by mean, or are you just being mean to folk who are too mean to spend money by any means.

 

Anyway, or is it anyhow, I'm away for a lie down or is it lay down because I'm not feeling alright or is that all right. Well you know what I mean. Nurse!

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Dia Liom
10 hours ago, jonesy said:

Apparently the fewer/less nonsense has been going on for 300-odd years. A great example of language evolving but rules not.

 

I was joking on his joke 😄 English must be a funny language to learn - so archaic!

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cheetah

Grammar is overrated 

 

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

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