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Old 03-04-09, 11:20 AM   #1
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It's National Grammar Day.

Take a brake and peddle on over to National Grammar Day.

http://nationalgrammarday.com/
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National grammar day?? How about grammar check day? PEDAL over to National Grammar Day.
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I always thought March Forth was National Army Day.
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National grammar day?? How about grammar check day? PEDAL over to National Grammar Day.
I believe Bengeboy is joshing us.
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and brake should be break.
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Clearly not one of my best holidays.
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My grammars was nice, so was my grampars.
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and brake should be break.
sometimes irony does not play well on the internets.
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National grammar day?? How about grammar check day? PEDAL over to National Grammar Day.
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and brake should be break.
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sometimes irony does not play well on the internets.
Amen!

Where did that since of humor go?

(My wife used to irony my shirts. Now we use a dry cleaners, but I think they use water.)
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sometimes irony does not play well on the Internet.
Fixed. There is only one.
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Actually, according to most of the posts I read, it is really National Grammer Day!

We wouldn't want to loose that bit of reality!
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Old 03-04-09, 12:59 PM   #13
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Your write about that !!!!
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Your write about that !!!!
Unless your Inn Canada: Your write aboot that!
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I'm in looooooooooooooove!!!

This made my day, Benge. Thanks!!!
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I'll tell my kids to send a card to my mum.

If I had a grammar, I'd do the same in the morning, in the evening, all over this land
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Fixed. Lets us all respect the plural form of them definite articlez
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National Grammar Day!?! Who thought of this? Do we have to send cards? Is this just another silly "Day" invented by Hallmark?
National this day, National that day, when will it end?
This is an absurdity up with which I will not put!
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National Grammar Day

I thank mi inglish techer she done lerned me evrething I aint noed befor
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National Grammar Day!?! Who thought of this? Do we have to send cards? Is this just another silly "Day" invented by Hallmark?
National this day, National that day, when will it end?
This is an absurdity up with which I will not put!
Here's my comptributon to Natoinla Gramar Day, and looking forword to Natoimal Spelleng day:

Punctuate this statement:

that that is is that that is not is not is that not it it is

PS to this Forum: Did anyone used to diagram sentences?
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That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that not it? It is.
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Did anyone used to diagram sentences?
Dave Barry's "Mr Language Person" explains all you need to know:

First spread the sentence out on a clean, flat surface, such as an ironing board. Then, using a sharp pencil or X-Acto knife, locate the "predicate," which indicates where the action has taken place and is usually located directly behind the gills. For example, in the sentence: "LaMont never would of bit a forest ranger," the action probably took place in a forest. Thus your diagram would be shaped like a little tree with branches sticking out of it to indicate the locations of the various particles of speech, such as your gerunds, proverbs, adjutants, etc.
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That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that not it? It is.
That it is, though I prefer the last sentence to end with an exclamation point!
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An old chestnut, but I still like it

Advice from the landlord of the Hand and Flower pub to his signwriter painting a new pub sign:

"You've left too much space between Hand and and and and and Flower"
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This thread sure is where it's at.
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