davidlrattigan

Joined: September 4, 2004  (email not validated)

Number of comments posted: 16

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Recent Comments

on: In or At and the nature of relativism

I think most English-speakers would hardly recognize a disti...

on: couple vs couple of

A COUPLE X is everyday North-American English, but wouldn't ...

on: Lux’ or Lux’s

Certainly LUX'S....

on: begin from page 10

All of them....

on: rubber meets the road?

I think you're right. It's hard to expound on the meaning of...

on: rubber meets the road?

Usually "when the rubber hits the road" refers to the moment...

on: Fuff

LOL. It was a joke, a combination of two words beginning ...

on: Mixing

I'd probably tell you to fuff. :D (Just teasing.)...

on: “I says”

ladylucy, What you call "proper English" is just one vari...

on: “Can I get” vs. “May I have”

Eurgh. No, that's not what I meant. CAN I and MAY I have lon...

on: Sweet and Savory

SAVOURY is perfectly acceptable in the UK. GENRE is inapp...

on: “I says”

There is nothing "lazy" or "bad" about I SAYS. As Ben notes,...

on: “Can I get” vs. “May I have”

Nick, I don't think the problem with CAN I GET is that it's ...

on: Construction

THE CHANCES OF rather than THE CHANCES FOR; and MY is probab...

on: Irregardless?

My guess is that the similarity to IRRESPECTIVE, which means...

on: “I says”

BTW, was "mutilation" intended as a value judgment?...