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A couple...

I’ve just come from a thread debating the relative correctne...

Recent Comments

on: All negations don’t sound right to me.

Sorry UIP, but you're quite wrong. In formal logic, "all X a...

on: What is the word for intentionally incorrect spelling?

Jeez, Patricia ~ what is it your love-making that leads you ...

on: Big, red bull vs red, big bull

I want to know why no one called Whitney on her so-called "r...

on: OK vs Okay

Still, Bill, plausibility does not always equal correctness....

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

Actually, John, Abby Normal's analogy with speed limit rules...

on: Capitalizing After the Colon

with respect to Voltaire ~ because, after all, how can one N...

on: How should I...? vs. How would I...?

... and then there is this usage of "should"-- "What would ...

on: When to use verbs with an s or without

That was awfully cavalier of you, Emily!...

on: Younger vs. youngest

Yes, still a purist. Sorry....

on: Idea Vs. Ideal

I'm always amused ~ and amazed ~ by how many people posting ...

on: Charade you are!!

Okay, but I'd like to go back and defend Tork ~ "any of yo...

on: Younger vs. youngest

Well, beans to Jonah and the Columbia Guide to Standard Amer...

on: Actress instead of Actor

"Manageress"? Never heard that one. But "waiter/waitress" i...

on: First Husband or First Gentleman?

Oh, now--I seriously doubt he was the FIRST philanderer in t...

on: First Husband or First Gentleman?

The husband of the governor of Michigan is kown as the First...

on: First Generation vs. Second Generation

Porsche--I doubt you will see this because this entire threa...

on: Is it A or An?

jun-dai-- "anyways"??? Talk about incorrect and/or inappropr...

on: Is it A or An?

Just a small explanation to Silvana--the use of "em" as a wo...

on: Pronunciation: aunt

they beat it out of them in journalism school. same with bro...

on: double negatives

Yes, you're being pedantic. And repeating the word "wasn't"...

on: the spinning around machine

How about simply hyphenating the compound modifier: "the sp...

on: Pronunciation: aunt

Okay, now I'm totally baffled. I've been amused until now wi...

on: I seek a word that means “more than daily.”

How about dailish?...

on: Over exaggeration

of course you can underexaggerate--I imagine it happening th...

on: A couple...

Well then, I stand corrected! and remain... amazed....

on: all _____ sudden

Here's another one that drive me nuts: "a couple... " in lie...