crashdummy

Joined: March 26, 2011

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Re: Past tense of “text”  •  January 24, 2012, 11:57pm  •  3 votes

I don't imagine there is much debate about whether or not the past tense of TEXT is TEXTED - when written. It's how the past tense of TEXT is pronounced. One school of thought compares TEXTED with

Re: The taller of her and...  •  April 3, 2011, 8:12pm  •  0 vote

Matt, you are correct that in "Karen is the taller of her and Lin", her is the object of the preposition "of". However, it is not the same for "Tom is taller than me". "Than" is not a preposition s

Re: Past tense of “text”  •  March 28, 2011, 6:45pm  •  3 votes

Chris, you are right. Text DOES end in "t" and your examples are good. MY pronounciation of texted is to give it a one syllable sound by emphasizing the "d" at the end - making it tex/d/. The "x" s

Re: The taller of her and...  •  March 27, 2011, 2:53am  •  2 votes

Yes, it's because of the preposition "of". The object of the preposition has to be the objective case "her". However, “Karen is the taller of her and Lin”, could be changed to "Karen is taller tha

Re: The taller of her and...  •  March 27, 2011, 2:46am  •  1 vote

Yes, it's because of the preposition "of". The object of the preposition has to be the objective case "her". "She" is nominative, I believe. Digging WAY back into what I remember from school! :)

Re: Past tense of “text”  •  March 26, 2011, 12:15pm  •  1 vote

There shouldn't be a question of whether or not it's text or texted for past tense. It clearly needs to be written as texted. The only question, to me, is how it's pronounced. I say text for present t