Stavros K.

Joined: May 17, 2011

Number of comments posted: 3

Number of votes received: 1

Learned English as a second language in Greece. Developed a serious OCD about correct usage as a result of being severely fearful of public humiliation. My English, Scottish, Welsh, American, Canadian and Australian English teachers had nothing to do with any of that. :-)

Recent Comments

Re: Loose = Lose?  •  May 19, 2011, 8:07am  •  0 vote

By the way, "Mixing up words like "their" and "there" are a little more understandable" should read: "Mixing up words like "their" and "there" IS a little more understandable".

Re: Whom are you?  •  May 18, 2011, 12:37am  •  0 vote

So, does "whom does the new tax proposal really benefit?" sound archaic and stilted to folks, or does it sound and look exactly right?

Re: Amount of people  •  May 17, 2011, 4:52pm  •  1 vote

The number of times I have seen this abomination (e.g. "the amount of shoes", "the amount of times", "the amount of goals", "the amount of chances" et cetera ad nauseam) is truly remarkable. The simpl