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Re: Double/Single Quotation Marks  •  September 24, 2004, 2:37pm  •  0 vote

I disagree with "online internet casinos" below. Well, except that you really DO need quotation marks to make that HTML work correctly. That's all. And yes, you can quote me on that!

Re: Computer Keyboard  •  September 24, 2004, 2:03pm  •  0 vote

To create special characters on the keyboard, hold the ALT key down and type the following number on the numeric keypad; then, release the ALT key. Ç = 128 ü = 129 é = 130 â = 131 ä = 132 à =

Re: tuitions in graffiti  •  September 24, 2004, 1:33pm  •  0 vote

(shudder)

Re: Proper Names  •  September 23, 2004, 7:15pm  •  0 vote

Wait a minute. Aren't we casually relegating those examples to the "eponym pile" without really examining and comparing them to the accepted eponyms? An eponym is actually someone (not the new w

Re: Plurals with Clarification  •  September 23, 2004, 6:39pm  •  0 vote

"Bryan's, my brother's, car" refers to the car belonging to Bryan, your brother. "Bryan, my brother's, car" refers to your brother's car which he has named Bryan. Hey, I had a high school friend

Re: Eels’ or Eels’s?  •  September 23, 2004, 5:19pm  •  0 vote

Regardless of the plurality of the word, do you consider the item singular...or the items plural? * Eels is my favorite dish. (Eels is a "dish") Eels are best served... (Eels ARE eels, after all

Re: As If vs. As Though  •  September 23, 2004, 5:03pm  •  1 vote

Somehow, I cannot imagine the American teenage girl responding to her friend, "As though!"

Re: tuitions in graffiti  •  September 23, 2004, 5:00pm  •  0 vote

One who produces graffiti is known as a: graffitist And, what would it take to make your tutee fruity?

Re: “I says”  •  September 23, 2004, 4:31pm  •  1 vote

It's a confusion of tense. And then some. (Are tense people confused?) In the present, he "says". In the past, he "said". If you have difficulty discerning the past and present, you might s

Re: Talking through your hat  •  September 23, 2004, 4:25pm  •  2 votes

More common is the phrase "talking out of my hat" as in: "Now, I may be talking out of my hat, but I think..."; or "Tell me if you think I'm talking out of my hat, but here's the real reason..."