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Author Topic: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread  (Read 206974 times)

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #800 on: July 16, 2017, 12:42:49 PM »
Dictonary.com actually has both spellings.
Is that a plane that just went over your head?  :)
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #801 on: July 16, 2017, 01:11:11 PM »
Is that a plane that just went over your head?  :)
A very rare occurrence where I live.  :)

aygart posted it in this thread, not the tweets or the jokes threads. I assumed he had an issue with the spelling.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #802 on: July 26, 2017, 09:08:06 AM »
Anyone else bothered by Twitter's "Who to follow?"
The question mark belongs after the end quote.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #803 on: July 26, 2017, 10:03:27 AM »
The question mark belongs after the end quote.

Not in America.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #804 on: July 26, 2017, 12:44:56 PM »
Not in America.
I believe that's only true if the one being quoted asked it as a question.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #805 on: July 26, 2017, 01:17:05 PM »
Examples:
He then asked, "Do you know why?"

Does any know who ask about "these items"?
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #806 on: July 26, 2017, 02:10:58 PM »
I'm America, commas and periods always go inside the quotation marks but question marks and exclamation points can go either inside or outside depending on the sentence.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #807 on: July 26, 2017, 02:28:45 PM »
I believe that's only true if the one being quoted asked it as a question.

Correct - I misread what you were saying

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #808 on: July 27, 2017, 04:38:08 PM »
The question mark belongs after the end quote.
Correct. But that infraction is small compared to messing up who/whom.
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #809 on: August 21, 2017, 12:25:14 PM »
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #810 on: August 21, 2017, 01:32:53 PM »
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It might be accurate, as in "the latest addition to our website"  ;)
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #811 on: August 21, 2017, 02:07:09 PM »
It might be accurate, as in "the latest addition to our website"  ;)

It may be accurate, but its still a mistake!
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #813 on: September 13, 2017, 09:37:30 PM »
I didn't expect this from you.

I pushed the kids through in the carseats. It beeped. They waived us through.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #814 on: September 13, 2017, 10:13:41 PM »
I didn't expect this from you.
Waive? Not so bad.
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #815 on: September 13, 2017, 10:13:46 PM »
I didn't expect this from you.
or you could say they waived the security check.....
May you slide down the banister of happiness & get many splinters of success up your career.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #816 on: September 25, 2017, 08:22:20 AM »

Feelings don't care about your facts

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Feelings don't care about your facts

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #818 on: October 22, 2017, 11:49:38 PM »

What could you be medayek from the apostrophe placement on men's and boys'?
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #819 on: October 23, 2017, 12:03:28 AM »
What could you be medayek from the apostrophe placement on men's and boys'?
That they don't know grammar?