For my fellow grammar cops

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Wyliefan, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

    18,029
    2,370
    113
  2. John 3 17

    John 3 17 Well-Known Member

    1,213
    150
    63
    I laughed alot reading this :lol: *snorts*

    -Bridget :)
     
    LynnW and (deleted member) like this.
  3. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

    29,120
    4,004
    113
    I loved this!
    I want a stuffed Alot :shuffle:
     
  4. Grannyfan

    Grannyfan Active Member

    901
    108
    43
    A 7th grade student I taught many years ago gave a book report and listed among the characters Lance Alot.
     
  5. JasperBoy

    JasperBoy Heading for Helsinki

    3,126
    513
    113
    I prolly shouldn't read that.
     
  6. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

    18,145
    2,174
    113
    I just sent that to some grammatically anal people here at work. Who correct grammer alot!
     
  7. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

    18,029
    2,370
    113
    Aww, I'll bet Lance Alot is adorable. I can just see one of those fuzzy critters in a suit of armor. :lol:
     
  8. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Get off my lawn

    6,688
    1,139
    113
    Posted to my Facebook page so my fossil friends can enjoy it, Alot.
     
  9. *Jen*

    *Jen* Well-Known Member

    11,616
    1,371
    113
    Spelling too? :saint:
     
  10. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

    4,584
    769
    113
    I think I want a stuffed alot now!

    Posted that to my facebook page, so others may laugh about it.


    BTW, did anyone else have problems writing a lot as alot?
     
  11. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

    9,921
    1,677
    113
    One of my grammar pet peeves. Along with its/it's, their/they're/there confusion, and the like. . . But the alot does look cute and fuzzy. . . are they gentle?
     
  12. PrincessLeppard

    PrincessLeppard Pink Bitch

    22,468
    5,137
    113
    No! They are very dangerous! See the example with the baby. :D

    That whole blog is hilarious. Make sure you read the one about how a fish nearly ruined her life.
     
  13. PDilemma

    PDilemma Well-Known Member

    4,878
    829
    113
  14. RockTheTassel

    RockTheTassel Well-Known Member

    1,152
    156
    63
    Brilliant. One of the best things I've read in along time!


    Bad joke, but I couldn't resist. :p
     
  15. barbk

    barbk Well-Known Member

    6,030
    561
    113
    Quite funny -- thank you!
     
  16. silverstars

    silverstars New Member

    1,117
    76
    0
    That just made my day :)
     
  17. SoNaoWat?

    SoNaoWat? New Member

    353
    73
    0
    Holy crap. I clicked on this thread two hours ago and have been browsing that blog since! She is hilarious! Tomorrow when I'm not too tired to see straight, I'm definitely adding her to my own bloglist. I like her style. Alot! :D Had to join the fun....
     
  18. mgobluegirl

    mgobluegirl Well-Known Member

    2,053
    153
    63
  19. joeperryfan

    joeperryfan Well-Known Member

    2,160
    380
    83
    Thanks for posting the apostrophe link, english is my second language and I know I haven't been using the possessive form correctly with plurals.
     
  20. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

    18,029
    2,370
    113
    I hope someday she does a post on "free reign," another one of my pet peeves. I'll bet she could have a lot of fun with that one.

    ETA: Oh, and also "pour over" for "pore over." That's a recent one that's really been getting on my nerves.
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2010