lamont2718

Joined: February 16, 2005

Number of comments posted: 33

Number of votes received: 20

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Recent Comments

on: ‘...’?

To answer your question, yes. I should note, though, that...

on: Burnt

"I got burnt by my motorcycle's exhaust pipe" sounds just fi...

on: Littler

You should try to avoid using "littler" when you can instead...

on: Am I Missing Something?

Get it right: It's not a hyphen--it's a DASH....

on: I versus Me

This has already been discussed pretty thoroughly in this to...

on: The Only One I Ever Wanted

I think part of the reason it sounds awkward is because of i...

on: North or northern

I'm not sure about any rules, but I'm pretty sure that "Sout...

on: You Joking Me?

Actually, you can "joke" someone. "joke, v. ... 2. ...

on: You Joking Me?

I hear people say both all the time. While it is true that w...

on: Everybody doesn’t say it like that...

Although I almost never hear that construction, you make per...

on: verb tenses

Bah, a number of typos in that post: In the third paragra...

on: verb tenses

It all depends on context. Technically, none of them are tru...

on: me or I

Upon perusal of the OED, I found this definition of the pron...

on: me or I

Oh, and to Persephone Imytholin: Could you please direct ...

on: me or I

I completely agree with IngisKahn. Anyone who says "for my s...

on: Plural of name ending in Y

Go for either Murphies or Murphys--both look a tad weird to ...

on: Login into or log in to

I still hear people use "sign on" and "log on" very often, u...

on: some troubles with passsives

Although Marta didn't directly state her idea of what "bette...

on: Plural s-ending Possessives

"The Jones' house" doesn't make any sense; that's like sayin...

on: Plural s-ending Possessives

Speedwell, I have a question for you. In the first post, you...

on: Plural s-ending Possessives

A tiny correction on Brad's comment: Adding -'s to a poss...

on: affectatious

It's in the Oxford English Dictionary as an adjective: "Of t...

on: partner

While it is true that "partner" is often used to refer to a ...

on: Possessive with acromyms ending in S

"Initialisms are made up of the initial letters of words and...

on: Comprise

The "of" is inherent in the definition of "comprise," which ...

on: eat vs. have breakfast

Notice the qualifiers used in the past few comments; we can ...

on: my being vs me being

Slemmet, you're right. My examples at the bottom weren't app...

on: my being vs me being

It looks like you are missing something. It is completely in...

on: Upon/on

CQ is absolutely right in that "upon" is slightly more forma...

on: eat vs. have breakfast

Well when it comes to breakfast, the converse substitution w...

on: Upon/on

Both on and upon can be used. In no situation would there ev...

on: eat vs. have breakfast

Actually, I find that "to eat" and "to have" breakfast are a...

on: web site or Web site

I've never heard "Web" used to refer to a website. Instead, ...