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For my fellow grammar cops

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

  1. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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  2. John 3 17

    John 3 17 Well-Known Member

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    I laughed alot reading this :lol: *snorts*

    -Bridget :)
     
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  3. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    I loved this!
    I want a stuffed Alot :shuffle:
     
  4. Grannyfan

    Grannyfan Active Member

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    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

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    I prolly shouldn't read that.
     
  6. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    I just sent that to some grammatically anal people here at work. Who correct grammer alot!
     
  7. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    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 Hopping around

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    Posted to my Facebook page so my fossil friends can enjoy it, Alot.
     
  9. *Jen*

    *Jen* Well-Known Member

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    Spelling too? :saint:
     
  10. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    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

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    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 Holding Alex Johnson's Pineapple

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    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.
     
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    RockTheTassel Well-Known Member

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    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

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    Quite funny -- thank you!
     
  16. silverstars

    silverstars New Member

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    That just made my day :)
     
  17. SoNaoWat?

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    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....
     
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  19. joeperryfan

    joeperryfan Well-Known Member

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    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

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    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.
     
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