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Author Topic: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread  (Read 207052 times)

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #820 on: October 23, 2017, 12:09:41 AM »
That they don't know grammar?
I'm looking for some lomdus
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 #821 on: October 23, 2017, 12:25:30 AM »
I'm looking for some lomdus
Lol just looked at it again - it's accurate. The word "men" is already plural, so when you form the possessive of "men," you treat it as singular, as in a singular group called "plural men."

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #822 on: October 23, 2017, 07:49:29 AM »
What could you be medayek from the apostrophe placement on men's and boys'?
That wasn't even what made me post it
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 #823 on: October 23, 2017, 08:25:33 AM »
What bothers me most is the lack of an Oxford comma in "See ads on pages 51, 61 & 63" :P.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #824 on: October 23, 2017, 08:50:43 AM »
That wasn't even what made me post it
Assumed as much. The errors in that sentence are pretty glaring, but what's funny is that had the sentence been punctuated properly, the wording would actually be accurate.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #825 on: October 23, 2017, 09:35:12 AM »
Lol just looked at it again - it's accurate. The word "men" is already plural, so when you form the possessive of "men," you treat it as singular, as in a singular group called "plural men."
You're right!
That wasn't even what made me post it
is/are
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 #826 on: October 24, 2017, 03:14:12 PM »
You're right! is/are
When "suits" is the question...

Or rearrange to see if it makes sense: when the question is/are suits...
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #828 on: November 22, 2017, 11:28:13 AM »
2. it acquires interest quite fast
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #829 on: December 13, 2017, 04:55:47 PM »
https://fstoppers.com/business/why-spelling-might-cost-you-clients-206308

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The words you use and the way you say it is what people have to go on and how you come across, how knowledgeable you are is often judged by what you put out there. Be sure to carefully read what you write before posting, run it through a spell checker if you have to. But do keep in mind that a spell checker along won't catch the wrong words, because the word is spelled correctly but used improperly. Some programs such as Microsoft Word have grammar checkers built in rather than just a word by word spell check.

Oh the irony.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #830 on: December 13, 2017, 05:47:29 PM »
https://fstoppers.com/business/why-spelling-might-cost-you-clients-206308

Oh the irony.

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Indeed. Not to mention that the way that first sentence is written, doesn't convey too much professionalism, even if properly spelled.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #831 on: December 13, 2017, 06:27:47 PM »
Indeed. Not to mention that the way that first sentence is written, doesn't convey too much professionalism, even if properly spelled.
:o Whoa!  Reading that first sentence is really a mouthful and a brainful with irony along alone the way!

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #833 on: March 09, 2018, 02:59:53 AM »
The overuse of commas by certain people is starting to get on my nerves.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #834 on: March 09, 2018, 03:21:05 AM »
The overuse of commas by certain people is starting to get on my nerves.

Can you, give us some examples?

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #835 on: March 09, 2018, 03:22:52 AM »
Can you, give us some examples?
Ha ha, very funny, I'm laughing right now.
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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #836 on: March 09, 2018, 03:35:21 AM »
Ha ha, very funny, I'm laughing right now.

That's just using a comma instead of a period.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #837 on: March 09, 2018, 11:02:12 AM »
The overuse of commas by certain people is starting to get on my nerves.

Why, pray tell, would the use of a comma, a small, tiny, almost insignificant punctuation mark, however excessive, bother you, a user who, incidentally, has a massive, horrific, glob of ear wax as an avatar, even slightly?

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #838 on: March 09, 2018, 12:13:34 PM »
Why, pray tell, would the use of a comma, a small, tiny, almost insignificant punctuation mark, however excessive, bother you, a user who, incidentally, has a massive, horrific, glob of ear wax as an avatar, even slightly?
ALOL.

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Re: I've Had It! The Grammar/Punctuation Hall of Shame Master Thread
« Reply #839 on: March 09, 2018, 01:17:12 PM »
Why, pray tell, would the use of a comma, a small, tiny, almost insignificant punctuation mark, however excessive, bother you, a user who, incidentally, has a massive, horrific, glob of ear wax as an avatar, even slightly?
I wasn't aware that my avatar bothered you that much, I'll gladly change it for you.
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