Robbert Forbes MacGregor

Joined: December 20, 2012

Number of comments posted: 5

Number of votes received: 4

Forty-four. Scottish. I have six defects: I drink, I smoke, I curse. I'm bat-shite crazy. I cannot count. Defender of The Crown. Erstwhile Prince of A Dying Civilization In My Mind. My favorite word is kerfuffle. Or shenanigans. Depends on the day and the kerfuffle or shenanigan.

Recent Comments

Re: who vs. whom  •  December 24, 2012, 8:53am  •  0 vote

I like to italicize portions of my comments for emphasis and since I can't find a way to italicize here, I'm putting _underscores_ before and after words to indicate where I would have placed emphasis

Re: Computer mouses or computer mice?  •  December 23, 2012, 5:00pm  •  2 votes

Backronyms give me geesepimple.

Re: who vs. whom  •  December 23, 2012, 12:14pm  •  0 vote

[Looks Up][mutters: "King of the run-on sentence"]

Re: who vs. whom  •  December 23, 2012, 12:12pm  •  0 vote

I personally get pleasure from following the rules of english -- it makes the game of communication more fun for me. In knowing the rules, I can choose when to follow them for the greatest effect. F

Re: who vs. whom  •  December 20, 2012, 5:18pm  •  2 votes

I don't really know the extent of this rule or whether it is foolproof but I was taught that if you can either answer the question or replace the word [who/whom] with "him" or "her" or "them", then it