BrockawayBaby

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Recent Comments

on: Over-use of periods

I. s.a.y. w.e. d.o.n.t u.s.e. e.n.o.u.g.h. p.e.r.i.o.d.s. L....

on: decapitalize vs. uncapitalize

French uses the verb "décapitalizer." I'm a teacher at a col...

on: “It is what it is”

Actually, Mr. Are You All Retarded?, why would you waste you...

on: “It is what it is”

@ are you all retarded? Your response is brilliant. So de...

on: Team names — singular or plural

"Group" is a collective noun. I'm an American, and the follo...

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

I can't stop laughing about richardpry's pronunciation of "p...

on: want it that way

The lyric is indeed correct as it stands. I suggest that the...

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

You can get the response you want by asking this question: ...

on: Over-use of periods

Isn't grammar separate from style, and aren't you talking ab...

on: On Tomorrow

Pebbles--Just a minor comment on one of the terms you used, ...

on: The opposite of “awaken”?

We "fall asleep," so we should "rise awake," right? We "go t...

on: Littler

It's a good thing that the "non-standard" designation is onl...

on: Comma before “respectively”?

koam: assertions sigurd: supported assertions...

on: Isn’t the word “feminism” itself gender-biased?

I think dyske is correct. We should also change "support gay...

on: Comma before “respectively”?

Completely serious, koam. Was there something I missed. I al...

on: Comma before “respectively”?

I can't believe that everyone is missing the point on this o...

on: Canadian pronunciation of “out and about”

I think the big problem in this thread is that Canadians are...

on: Rules for -ise and -ize

To clarify, "analyze" is correct because it comes from a dif...

on: semi-colon and colon in one sentence

The colon is an emphatic period. Essentially you have two pe...

on: Past Perfect vs. Past Tense

I want to remind everyone that the past perfect was mainly i...

on: mines

So, kipper, you're saying that it's not a race issue, but an...

on: The opposite of “awaken”?

Of course it will blend if you blend it. Silly jingen. Stop ...

on: “My writing books” or “Me writing books”?

Yes, Miss Neff, you may say that, but then you must add the ...

on: “Anglish”

Sounds like an aspiring lover's list of sample sentences! I...

on: Actress instead of Actor

It's a wonder they let women act at all. Can't they be happy...

on: There was/were a pen and three pencils...

Sarcasm will get you nowhere. There is several examples of...

on: There was/were a pen and three pencils...

No, actually scyllacat is correct. Sound is often used in cl...

on: The opposite of “awaken”?

asleepen ...

on: The opposite of “awaken”?

asleepen...

on: Littler

The English say, "I am a bit smarter than you." U. S. of Ame...

on: On Tomorrow

There is a lot of racism here. Why do you think that white u...

on: “It is what it is”

And be careful about using the acronym, BSL. It may be unint...

on: “It is what it is”

"What it is" is a greeting that was used by African American...

on: “It is I” vs. “It is me”

The problem is that scholars used to believe that English sh...

on: Stood down

Hello HairyScot. You are wrong about the definition of "t...

on: Someone else’s

I'm ready--say something funny, HaryScot. Do not keep us wai...

on: Someone else’s

I think you are correct, Scott. English is far more flexible...

on: Stood down

Hello hairyscot, You said the following on another post: ...

on: Someone else’s

That's interesting. Do you have an authority to cite, hairys...

on: Someone else’s

A reformed grammar tyrant myself, I must correct the first l...

on: Someone else’s

The justifications of "passersby" as the proper plural is si...