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Insults do you no favors Breezy.
I was born a gaelic speaking Scot and by good fortune ( and a youthful determination) adopted Australia as my home 53 years ago since then I have circumnavigated the world several times settling in 5 continents for varying degrees of time..
When you reach some level of mental maturity above that of an 8 year old boy you may have my attention again. Until then, do what your hosts, the mods, tell you or fuck off.
Oh and stop hijacking threads with your shite. Deoghail am fallus bhàrr duine mharbh siadha tiadhan!
Nando's and Pie Face.
Is Melbourne pronounced Mel-born or Mel-ben?
It sounds like Mel-bun to me. And Brisbane sounds like Briz-bun. Sidney is Seed knee. Auckland sounds like Orc-Land. (A few years back someone from Canada ended up there when trying to get to Oakland). Every place name starting with "New" uses the British pronunciation (with the 'y' sound after the 'n').
i tend to edit a little, purely on my english not being the best lol!
i do however try to make a point of fully thinking through what i post before i do so.
I am an ardent grammar Nazi, a card carrying spelling Fascist with a fetish for a little draconian punctuation discipline. I am hardest on myself and I have edited my posts multiple times after the first release and I feel good when I do it.
If I edit more than that, I will post details.
*Wow! No editing was done for this post. I got it first fucking og!
"I am hardest on myself and I have edited my posts multiple times after the first release and I feel good when I do it."
Well, since these are three independent clauses joined by two conjunctions, shouldn't there be two commas? Perhaps turned into compound predicates by removing the personal pronouns?
-I am hardest on myself, and I have edited my posts multiple times after the first release, and I feel good when I do it.
-I am hardest on myself and have edited my posts multiple times after the first release and feel good when I do it.
But then again, I know nothing about grammar.
@John 61X Breezy: "I know nothing about grammar."
I think the people who fretted most about spelling and grammar in the old days were witches. You had to get every word of your incantation (or prayer) right or your demon/angel might turn on you. Remember Aunt Clara in "Bewitched"?
There's a theory (supported by Partridge and the OED) that "grammar" and "glamour" (meaning to entrance) have the same origin. And of course, we still talk about witches' spells today.
So as a good Christian, it's appropriate for you to know nothing about grammar.
[EDIT] Here "entrance" is used in the sense of "bewitch" (to put someone into a trance).
Yes, I have sinned and deserve spanking. On relection though, I would go with "I am hardest on myself and I have edited my posts multiple times after the first release, and I feel good about it."
Commas aren't necessary after every "and". Then again, a semi-colon might be better than a comma in this case. Much depends on the style manual used.
Oh, my goodness! And I spelled "go" incorrectly. Shit.
@Grinseed: And I spelled "go" incorrectly
Cheer up. You spelled "I" correctly every single time.
"Commas aren't necessary after every "and".
You mean before every and, lol.
No. I really meant "before every "and"".
So, it seems I am up for more spanking.
Sometimes K don't.
I edit my own post a lot. But all usually within the first 5 minutes of putting up the post. I tend to re-read my posting after I see them in their final format. Almost like seeing the post with new eyes.
Also I most of the time do not concern myself with following precise grammar rules, (spelling is easy enough with built in spell checkers,) I care more about the post being easily readable, then following mostly arbitrary rules in US english. Only when I am trying to impress someone on high grammar skills do I really take the time to follow all the grammar rules I been taught way back in grade school.
Grammar nazi's that point out my grammatical errors when I am being lazy and not trying to impress people with my grammar skills bug me, when they think they scored some sort of intellectual points on me in an argument because they can point out my obvious grammar mistakes. Especially when millions of people in the US voted in a president that read/writes/speaks at <5th grade level.
@LogicForTW a president that read/writes/speaks at <5th grade level.
That seems overly generous to me.
Yeah you are probably right. <3rd grade? Of course you do have to realize the state of US schools, maybe less than 3rd grade for english speaking countries that are NOT the US.
You know you've won an argument, when the opponent corrects your grammar.
@John 61X Breezy: You know you've won an argument, when the opponent corrects your grammar.
LOL. If that like mentioning Hitler? Let's call it Breezy's Law.
Does the opposite rule apply. If your opponent ignores your grammar and spelling errors, have you lost the argument?
My niece is at (radio edit) Cambridge ! Lol
Ai spen to moch tyme aideting ma rightening so fram naw on ai ron't botter vit it.
"If you edit a post, please use both manners and honor and immediately indicate what you have changed. This will reduce confusion and dishonesty."
Just checking. Format didn't work