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Old 10-16-2016, 01:24 PM   #1621
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I think were aloud too use words any weigh we wont.
Yes. As long as you are getting your point acrosst.
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Old 10-16-2016, 01:38 PM   #1622
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Old 10-16-2016, 01:49 PM   #1623
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Old 10-16-2016, 02:09 PM   #1624
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People that think they have a god-given right to drive in the left lane 5 mph below the limit.
I'm not sure that it's a God-given right, I think the right might be given by the state or city. However, as I recall, the dead sea scrolls do make mention of the speed one should go in the left lane.
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The grammar Nazi in me bristles at the misuse of few and less. No one knows anything about count and non-count nouns these days.
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The grammar Nazi in me bristles at the misuse of few and less. No one knows anything about count and non-count nouns these days.
Good point, I agree we should have less of these. We still have farther to go when it comes to grammar usage.
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Old 10-16-2016, 04:51 PM   #1627
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Good point, I agree we should have less of these. We still have farther to go when it comes to grammar usage.
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Old 10-16-2016, 05:25 PM   #1629
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When I was on a car forum it used to get me when people would use break when they meant brake....

Meanings are not even close....
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I haven't had a "peeve" in years.

That must be because I'm retired -
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I haven't had a "peeve" in years.
When's the last time you had your prostrate checked?
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When's the last time you had your prostrate checked?
Or his colon?
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Old 10-16-2016, 05:42 PM   #1633
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Doc says I just need to send in this stool sample once a year.

I've had the prostate checked numerous times. That irritates you ?

I'm too busy having fun to get upset?

I dunno.
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Old 10-16-2016, 06:17 PM   #1634
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When I was on a car forum it used to get me when people would use break when they meant brake....

Meanings are not even close....
Unless you brakes are broken.
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Old 10-16-2016, 06:49 PM   #1635
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When I was on a car forum it used to get me when people would use break when they meant brake....

Meanings are not even close....
Some of these can be blamed on autocorrect. I sent a Halloween package to my neighbors little girl and autocorrect kept changing Charlotte to Charlotteville
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Doc says I just need to send in this stool sample once a year.

I've had the prostate checked numerous times. That irritates you ?

I'm too busy having fun to get upset?

I dunno.
You haven't had your prostrate checked properly by a urologist. When they lift you off the floor by yours it's not near as much fun as you might imagine.
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Whoa...

Nah he didn't lift me off the floor -
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Old 10-17-2016, 04:26 AM   #1638
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The grammar Nazi in me bristles at the misuse of few and less. No one knows anything about count and non-count nouns these days.

Wegmans grocery store gets this correct. The express lines have signs that say "15 items or fewer"
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Old 10-17-2016, 06:35 AM   #1639
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I'll bet you get serious heartburn from the frequent incorrect use of the word "then" when it should be "than" by many members of this board. I see that error numerous times each day.

Then vs. Than: What's the Difference? - Writing Explained

Doesn't bother me at all. No, not at all.
DING DING DING!

I hesitated posting something like this waiting for somebody like a high altitude fuel supplier (gas passer, as he calls it) to post it.

BTW, ReWahoo, thank you for your service to our country, USA. God Bless America.
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:22 AM   #1640
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Something I have noticed recently and increasing in frequency.


Cars at a four way stop and has multiple vehicles in all 4 directions, people taking their turn as normal, when one inpatient SOB deicides to just run the stop sign and follow the car in front of it through the intersection so that two cars go through instead of the one. I guess that extra 45 seconds or less is really that important.
If this country was smart enough to use many roundabouts vs. time & gas wasting ss's, this issue would be greatly reduced. While I agree the driver is wrong, if multiple cars went each time - as roundabouts effectively create - traffic would flow better.
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