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    Pcad's Grammar and Spelling Rant

    The impression I get on the Internet is that half the world doesn't think spelling or grammar matter at all. This reality is painfully illustrated by the horrific state of the 'English' foisted on the world by these people. So it goes.

    Newsflash: when your grammar and spelling blows, you come across as an imbecile, whether you realize this or not (imbeciles typically are blissfully unaware). Try to bear this in mind.

    Your move kid.

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    Go get 'em, tiger.


    By the way, I agree.

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    No skin of my nose. Consider my rant as the warning label on a pack of cigarettes. But if you want to smoke, knock yourself out.

    Good grief the world is such a staggering moron festival.

    And BF is the Epicenter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    No skin of my nose. Consider my rant as the warning label on a pack of cigarettes. But if you want to smoke, knock yourself out.

    Good grief the world is such a staggering moron festival.

    And BF is the Epicenter.
    I agree. By the way, starting a sentence with a conjunction used to be considered poor grammar. It's only the bastardization of the english language that now accepts sentences that start with 'and' or 'but'. That's my rant for the day

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    I agree. By the way, starting a sentence with a conjunction used to be considered poor grammar. It's only the bastardization of the english language that now accepts sentences that start with 'and' or 'but'. That's my rant for the day
    He could also be missing a comma between "Good grief" and "the world is such a staggering moron festival".
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    He could also be missing a comma between "Good grief" and "the world is such a staggering moron festival".
    Hey, what makes you think I was picking apart Pcad's grammar ... oops, a bit of sarcasm just dripped out of my mouth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    No skin of my nose. Consider my rant as the warning label on a pack of cigarettes. But if you want to smoke, knock yourself out.

    Good grief the world is such a staggering moron festival.

    And BF is the Epicenter.
    I'm also biting my tongue with his spelling of "off"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    I'm also biting my tongue with his spelling of "off"
    *snicker* pcad is fun.
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    I don't give a rats ass if someone I know has bad grammar and can't spell, as long as they're good people is all that matters to me.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I don't give a rats ass if someone I know has bad grammar and can't spell, as long as they're good people is all that matters to me.
    Neither do I. I just couldn't resist the obvious jabs that Pcad set himself up for. It's almost like he planted the errors

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    I'm also biting my tongue with his spelling of "off"
    Notwithstanding his own minor errata, pcad is absolutely right. Gee people, can't we at least try?

    My personal peeves are the homophones. Lets review: "brake" is not the same as "break"; "rode" is not the same as "road"; and "then" isn't nearly the same as "than". I'd make a longer list, but BF will time me out before I finish this update.

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    How's my grammar?

    I know my spelling is perfect, because firefox spell-checker takes care of that.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    I agree. By the way, starting a sentence with a conjunction used to be considered poor grammar. It's only the bastardization of the english language that now accepts sentences that start with 'and' or 'but'. That's my rant for the day
    I'd never even do it in an email, but on BF it's okay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Neither do I. I just couldn't resist the obvious jabs that Pcad set himself up for. It's almost like he planted the errors
    I'm surprised that I still tend to take things a bit to serious.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    My grammar died in 1978. The other one died before I was born and I never knew either of my grandads.
    "I heard the music and I wrote to it. Some people beat drums, some people strum guitars. It's all in the music you hear" ~ Hunter S. Thompson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    I agree. By the way, starting a sentence with a conjunction used to be considered poor grammar.
    Pcad's grammar is Cutting Edge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I don't give a rats ass if someone I know has bad grammar and can't spell, as long as they're good people is all that matters to me.
    The next thing you'll tell me is that beauty is more than skin deep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    The next thing you'll tell me is that beauty is more than skin deep.
    but there's nothing under the skin of a cervelo...
    it's all hollow inside.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    but there's nothing under the skin of a cervelo...
    it's all hollow inside.
    I know.

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    This I haue often noticed, and verily belieue We sholde retyrne to the Spellynge and Grammar of Days paft. Moft especially, let Us rendyrre Nounes in Capitalls, in the olde Fafhionne.

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    If the past is so friggin great, where are they now?

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    Srsly

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    I kid, I kid. I'm an editor, for God's sake. The stuff you complain about causes me physical pain.

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    But I do think we should bring back the long s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Yef!

    Also, I love the Random capitalization in old documents and Books. I see People doing that online Occasionally, and it boggles My mind. It's Worse Than Capitalizing Every Word.

    If the revolution of road signs in the 70's are any indication, it's that properly capitalized words with lower case for all other letters are easier and faster to read than all capitals.

    except for a few short words like STOP and YIELD.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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