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To: wallcrawlr

Did you see this?

"One can ONLY hope that neither of your breed"
Hey, smartass, was that supposed to say "One can ONLY hope that neither of YOU breed."
your=you
Im just checking, I wouldnt want to falsely accuse you of being stupid as well as arrogant.

He corrects MY one error in spelling then shows HIS own FOUR errors in grammar and punctuation.

1. He left out the apostrophe in "I'm" and "wouldn't."
2. He forgot that he asked a question and left out the question mark at the end of "...was that supposed to say...."
3. He has to put either a period or semicolon after "Im just checking" because that is required in English. Perhaps he doesn't even know that one.

It's not carelessness, is it? It's either TOTAL IGNORANCE of grammar or sloth. Perhaps both.

See how silly he seems with his attitude of correcting me? It's downright amusing. I even smiled at this poster. I really ought to THANK HIM for making my point so clearly and succinctly, shouldn't I?

I NEVER correct posters' English grammar, punctuation or spelling because SOMETIMES the poster might be very smart and have incredibly clear, straight thinking, BUT have little or no training in writing. They don't deserve that anyone should call them on their mistakes because it's the content of their communication that means something, not necessarily the style.
Most know that lacuna in their training and most try to get the communication style correct because it IS important to be precise with words. They are powerful.

Finally, you notice that he CONTINUES the insulting.
My, what an ANGRY person. He probably explains his anger and insults with a variety of excuses. Wouldn't be surprised.

Ah, time for my second cup of coffee.

132 posted on 07/24/2006 8:55:48 AM PDT by starfish923 (Socrates: It's never right to do wrong.)
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To: starfish923
Ah, time for my second cup of coffee.

i'd suggest sex

134 posted on 07/24/2006 8:57:15 AM PDT by wallcrawlr
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To: starfish923

1. He left out the apostrophe in "I'm" and "wouldn't."
2. He forgot that he asked a question and left out the question mark at the end of "...was that supposed to say...."
3. He has to put either a period or semicolon after "Im just checking" because that is required in English. Perhaps he doesn't even know that one.

"He" is a she.
No, it is supposed to be a comma after "I'm just checking", not a period. You get an A- for effort though.
And my comment was in reference to WHAT you were saying not your puctuation. I didnt understand, "One can only hope neither of youR breed." Anyone that speaks English wouldn't have understood it either.


156 posted on 07/24/2006 10:35:42 AM PDT by motormouth (Whatever you are, be a good one.)
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