chrisbolton20

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Recent Comments

on: Mileage for kilometers

We use kilometres here in NZ, but people still talk about mi...

on: Medicine or Medication?

Yes people now seem to use "medication", "meds" and "medicin...

on: How to use floccinaucinihilipilification

I don't think I'd ever use it in conversation, polite or imp...

on: Past tense of “text”

I don't mind the FYI world of electronic communication, but ...

on: Fora vs Forums

Off-topic: regarding AFL/NRL finals, they could get around a...

on: Over exaggeration

I'd say underexaggeration was something along the lines of: ...

on: How do I write out .25% ?

I'd say (nought) point two five percent. "Nought" is probabl...

on: Does “Who knows” need a question mark?

For me it's pretty clear that "Who knows?" needs a question ...

on: Computer mouses or computer mice?

MICE!!...

on: Right Question For this Answer (about count/rank/order)

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of India. What...

on: Stymie and stifle

I'm fairly sure the word "stymie" derives from an obsolete r...

on: “I’m just saying”

Caroline - I agree. "Just saying" seems to be the new "no of...

on: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?

Shaun C: I agree with what you say about "game" and similar...

on: Pronunciation: aunt

For me it's not "ant" or "ont" or "awnt" but "ahnt". I prono...

on: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?

Richie: Yes, silly me, it's just like the J in José - an H-...

on: Computer Keyboard

When I met this symbol in maths it was pronounced "twiddles"...

on: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?

With "acquire" I'd say the C was silent, not the Q. I'm stru...

on: I wonder why?

Hang on, after reading some of those replies, maybe those qu...

on: I wonder why?

I think the issue here is that people see a "question word" ...

on: Steak - correct pronunciation

I've never heard "steak" pronounced anything other than "sta...

on: Word for Showing Off Your MacBook at Cafe — Mac off

"Mac off" - now that's funny. How do you add -ing and -ed t...

on: Past tense of “text”

Interesting reading. We've been texting seriously for ten ye...