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Author Topic: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread  (Read 62180 times)

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: May 30, 2013, 07:34:24 PM »
In a certain sense, sure.

But it would still "evince laziness, make things harder to read, and is simply incorrect English."

Not learning how to do something proper, despite not learning it early on, does not excuse the laziness for not (attempting to) learn(ing) it later.

Lack of education doesn't make it any easier to read or any less incorrect.
Ok, @AJK, @SKY121

Since you are human beings, i take your opinions to heart. I am sorry, and will try to have complete punctuation when I write.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: May 30, 2013, 07:38:05 PM »
If you want to do it for yourself, or perhaps for the forum community, great.

Don't do it for me (even if I'm allegedly a human being), and don't apologize.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: May 30, 2013, 07:41:26 PM »
If you want to do it for yourself, or perhaps for the forum community, great.

Don't do it for me (even if I'm allegedly a human being), and don't apologize.

Sorry, i think it came out wrong. I meant to say I value your opinion, and yo make a good point.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: May 30, 2013, 07:46:34 PM »
Not learning how to do something proper, despite not learning it early on, does not excuse the laziness for not (attempting to) learn(ing) it later.
I guess we all have different priorities in life.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: May 30, 2013, 08:15:48 PM »
I guess we all have different priorities in life.

Whether you meant it or not, that's the kind of off-hand comment that implies I have zero appreciation that individuals have varying priorities, limited resources, and unique struggles.

Nothing could be farther from the truth, and, frankly, it's insulting.

In any event, properly using the language that is (i) the language of the forum in which you're participating, (ii) the mother-tongue of the country in which the majority of us live, and (iii) the first language of the majority of the members of this forum (members who themselves don't even attempt proper grammar), is akin to eating with a fork and knife, even if no one taught you to do it.

It's just one of the things self-respecting people outside of India do.

And to be clear, no one excepts perfection. But not even to try? To not capitalize after a period? To use absolutely no punctuation? That I can't get my head around.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: May 30, 2013, 08:25:20 PM »
Whether you meant it or not, that's the kind of off-hand comment that implies I have zero appreciation that individuals have varying priorities, limited resources, and unique struggles.

Nothing could be farther from the truth, and, frankly, it's insulting.
Can it be all I meant was that this spelling/grammar/punctuation thing is not important to me at this time in my life?
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: May 30, 2013, 09:35:37 PM »
Sure.

Yet your posts tend to be grammatically correct...
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: May 30, 2013, 11:13:43 PM »
Whether you meant it or not, that's the kind of off-hand comment that implies I have zero appreciation that individuals have varying priorities, limited resources, and unique struggles.

Nothing could be farther from the truth, and, frankly, it's insulting.

In any event, properly using the language that is (i) the language of the forum in which you're participating, (ii) the mother-tongue of the country in which the majority of us live, and (iii) the first language of the majority of the members of this forum (members who themselves don't even attempt proper grammar), is akin to eating with a fork and knife, even if no one taught you to do it.

It's just one of the things self-respecting people outside of India do.

And to be clear, no one excepts perfection. But not even to try? To not capitalize after a period? To use absolutely no punctuation? That I can't get my head around.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: May 31, 2013, 12:29:28 AM »
Sure.
For the record that is all it was.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: May 31, 2013, 12:35:22 AM »
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: May 31, 2013, 12:40:20 AM »
In any event, properly using the language that is (i) the language of the forum in which you're participating, (ii) the mother-tongue of the country in which the majority of us live, and (iii) the first language of the majority of the members of this forum (members who themselves don't even attempt proper grammar), is akin to eating with a fork and knife, even if no one taught you to do it.
Are these two the same?
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: May 31, 2013, 12:44:54 AM »
No...?
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: May 31, 2013, 01:06:31 AM »
Pls explain to me AJK why u give a **** about capitalization? When u text a sms do you also write correct grammer?
Personally I'm not bothered so much by capitalization errors, but you for yourself should be in the habit of writing properly.


First of all: ellipsis
Plural of elipsis is elipses...

And I definitely overuse them big-time.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: May 31, 2013, 05:16:49 AM »
There are to too many people here who pay no attention two to grammer. I'm going too puke.

FTFY


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