jayles the unwise

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Re: A New Correlative Conjunction?  •  March 18, 2014, 10:42pm  •  0 vote

@WW Just a bit more on SV[OPT}: I actually picked it up from my boss at IH in Europe sometime last century, but I can't recall using it in Europe; maybe it isn't needed there. However working at IH w

Re: What does “Curb your dog” mean?  •  March 18, 2014, 10:04pm  •  0 vote

"kerbing and channelling" with a 'k' seems to be the norm, although I couldn't see whether this is used in the USA

Re: “Over-simplistic”  •  September 24, 2013, 4:07pm  •  0 vote

More like hypertautological or just plain hypersuperfluous.

Re: “Over-simplistic”  •  September 24, 2013, 2:22pm  •  0 vote

In my view, over-redundancy is an issue of style, not grammar.

Re: He and I, me and him  •  September 17, 2013, 3:02am  •  0 vote

"I was taught that my use of grammar was either 'correct' or 'incorrect.' " Looking back, it seems that quite a number of things we were taught were 'right' at the time, but were perhaps more a produ

Re: He and I, me and him  •  September 16, 2013, 8:37pm  •  0 vote

Much of this hinges on time and place: decades ago I worked in a large formal organization and some letters to customers ended with : "I have the honour to remain your humble and obedient servant" w