Jackbox

Joined: March 27, 2011

Number of comments posted: 5

Number of votes received: 21

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Re: “I’ve got” vs. “I have”  •  April 1, 2011, 4:38pm  •  1 vote

RE: milamber Ah, the two types of responders on comments boards: the curious arguer and the heroic, mensch who comes to save the day with "common sense' folksy wisdom! Thank you! Did John Lennon

Re: “I’ve got” vs. “I have”  •  March 30, 2011, 2:17pm  •  3 votes

Wow! everyone is so sure of themselves on here! FULL STOP indeed! I think the most that can be said against "have got" is that it's redundant. It is not expressing anything unique about the realit

Re: It’s Official: email not e-mail  •  March 28, 2011, 8:34am  •  3 votes

I think anytime (not any-time) a culture can eliminate a hyphen and create a sensible compound word, the language moves forward. The swiftness of the change probably stems from the consensus rejec

Re: The taller of her and...  •  March 27, 2011, 5:54pm  •  1 vote

“Karen is the taller of her and Lin” = ".She is the taller of the two." NOT "Her ist the taller...: right? "Karen is the taller of the two girls." "Of her and Karen, Lin is the taller." An

Re: “I’ve got” vs. “I have”  •  March 27, 2011, 5:34pm  •  13 votes

Just a thought: . I have an ice cream cone = emphasis on possession only I have got an ice cream cone = communicates that there was a transaction