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"English as she is spoke", Our language and its quirks
mullokintyre
post Posted: Apr 2 2014, 09:30 AM
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In Reply To: arty's post @ Apr 2 2014, 09:27 AM

Its grate that we never make misteaks.

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arty
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In Reply To: mullokintyre's post @ Apr 2 2014, 09:24 AM

oh Dam!
The sub-editor needs glasses - confused "eight" and "either" blush.gif



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mullokintyre
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ABC editors lost in the Ether.

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Transport Minister Scott Emerson says the State Government is also investigating raising the Wivenhoe Dam wall by up to either metres.


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-02/gove...ensland/5361116

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arty
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In Reply To: mullokintyre's post @ Apr 2 2014, 08:11 AM

They noticed and changed the headline to
"Aaron Finch fires as Australia eases to consolation World Twenty20 win over sorry Bangladesh"

In the caption, they also added the missing "r".
Starring knock: Aaron Finch cuts versus Bangladesh.

Onya, Aunty graduated.gif



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I trade daily, but I am not a licensed adviser. Whether you find my ideas reasonable or not: The only person responsible for your actions is YOU.
I follow two rules: (1) There are no sacred truths. All assumptions must be critically examined. Arguments from authority are worthless. (2) Whatever is inconsistent with observed facts must be discarded or revised. We must understand the Market as it is and not confuse how it is with how we wish it to be. (inspired by Carl Sagan)
 
mullokintyre
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From the ABC this morning. Finch must have had his eye on the ball.

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arty
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In Reply To: nipper's post @ Mar 26 2014, 08:42 PM

Maybe it's time again to bring this old chestnut to the fore:

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The Spell Chequer

I've God a Spelling Chequer who lives on my pea sea.
Aviary time I rite a word he cheques it write four me.
My personnel-cum-pewter is a reel good friend.
That's y I named him Patrick, the Sane off Ireland.

I no I can relay on Pet two spill chick roe bye roue,
End this poo-em is clear ace mud the Chequer tolled me sew.
I never make miss takes no moor sins Patrick cheques each word.
Butt wan I right a word what Fitzpatrick's a peace of turd.

© Arty, 1999



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I trade daily, but I am not a licensed adviser. Whether you find my ideas reasonable or not: The only person responsible for your actions is YOU.
I follow two rules: (1) There are no sacred truths. All assumptions must be critically examined. Arguments from authority are worthless. (2) Whatever is inconsistent with observed facts must be discarded or revised. We must understand the Market as it is and not confuse how it is with how we wish it to be. (inspired by Carl Sagan)
 


nipper
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In Reply To: joules mm1's post @ Mar 26 2014, 06:59 PM

thanks, I will "youse" this with some of my friends




.....As the T-shirt says, "Silently correcting your grammar"






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And I explained that I had overpaid them"
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"What a deplorable existence I lead in this absurd climate and under what frightful conditions! How boring! How stupid life is! What am I doing here?"
- Rimbaud 1884 (Aden)
 
joules mm1
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In Reply To: henrietta's post @ Mar 26 2014, 10:46 AM

for henrietta and arty

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joules mm1
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...betwixt heaven and valhalla, nay truth to viking.....hath you not fettered an opening bard?


....after reading the two preceding posts, a similar discussion I'd had many
years ago, began a search for the original text and came across this site:

http://litreactor.com/discuss/do-i-lie-my-...r-grammar-geeks

has to be American ...comedic value, immeasurable!



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arty
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In Reply To: henrietta's post @ Mar 26 2014, 10:46 AM

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Maybe it was a battery hen, not a battery charger

That must have been a really "hot chick" on the bed then. biggrin.gif



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I trade daily, but I am not a licensed adviser. Whether you find my ideas reasonable or not: The only person responsible for your actions is YOU.
I follow two rules: (1) There are no sacred truths. All assumptions must be critically examined. Arguments from authority are worthless. (2) Whatever is inconsistent with observed facts must be discarded or revised. We must understand the Market as it is and not confuse how it is with how we wish it to be. (inspired by Carl Sagan)
 
 


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