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Old 08-14-08, 11:56 PM   #1
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For my fellow Grammar Nazi's

(Just writing that made me feel ill)

Fantastic piece from the Washington Post on why we don't need copy editors: Yanks Thump Sox
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Old 08-15-08, 12:07 AM   #2
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And how does a Grammar Nazi make a word plural, hmm?
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inessentialness?


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Old 08-19-08, 01:29 AM   #5
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Old 08-19-08, 03:35 AM   #6
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Grammer Nazi's! One day they'll find you all and bring you to justice!
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Grammer Nazi's! One day they'll find you all and bring you to justice!
I think there are a few people left who would hail them as heroes for fighting the good fight. Unfortunately, such people are in the minority.
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This is a true fact: I'm writing this column the very week after dozens of copy editors left my newspaper through an early retirement buyout, and I have noticed no difference at all whatsoever in the quality, accuracy

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or readability of the product.
Hehe.. nice...
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Old 08-19-08, 08:43 PM   #9
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Whoa there, Skippy. Please, please tell us that you did that on purpose.
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Whoa there, Skippy. Please, please tell us that you did that on purpose.
I wanted it to be a bit funny, but it didnt work as your the only GRAMMAR Nazi that caught it
"Whoa there Skippy!" I havnt heard that in a LONG time!
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Old 08-19-08, 09:03 PM   #11
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I wanted it to be a bit funny, but it didnt work as your the only GRAMMAR Nazi that caught it
"Whoa there Skippy!" I havnt heard that in a LONG time!
Actually, I chuckled when I read it, so at least ONE person in here found it funny. And sometimes it's good to dredge the archives for old, outdated (yet still useful) argot, dontcha think?
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"Whoa there Skippy!" I havnt heard that in a LONG time!
I was too busy twitching to respond
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