max.von.sydow.as.ming

Joined: December 20, 2010  (email not validated)

Number of comments posted: 5

Number of votes received: 14

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Re: mines  •  December 31, 2010, 4:10pm  •  8 votes

Kim, I disagree. Laziness is not a factor here; dialect is. If you grow up in a home or neighborhood where "ask" is used instead of "ax," then that's what you'll likely say. It does reveal a level

Re: Do’s and Don’t's  •  December 24, 2010, 11:41pm  •  1 vote

I like the capitalization out provided by PabloCity. But I have a related dilemma with an apostrophe, this time not a plural, but two possessives: "Kinko's poor service was notorious in the indust

Re: all _____ sudden  •  December 21, 2010, 7:39pm  •  1 vote

Please, Slobby, leave personal attacks out of it, especially when they are directed in the form of a run-on sentence. (Proofread your parting shot regarding my low-rent status: your comma should be r

Re: all _____ sudden  •  December 21, 2010, 12:38am  •  2 votes

Slobby, 10 to 1, you also PRONOUNCE "would of" and "would've" exactly the same. "Woulda" gets its own star! What you are really worried about is orthography, when "would've" is the correct form.

Re: all _____ sudden  •  December 20, 2010, 10:20pm  •  2 votes

I grew up in south-central Illinois with parents originally from farming families. I only knew of "all the sudden" until I saw "all of a sudden" in print, which looked odd to me. Yes, if I were draf