John Gibson

Joined: November 20, 2011

Number of comments posted: 17

Number of votes received: 2

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Recent Comments

on: Pronunciation of “often”

@Warsaw Will I was merely making the point that RP was al...

on: Pronunciation of “often”

Surely this is a case where the RP pronunciation was inferio...

on: tonne vs ton

The BBC has a number of agendas that it has pushed relentles...

on: mines

In North-East England in my youth it was quite common to hea...

on: “my” vs. “mine” in multiple owner possessive

You good people may wish to also consider the by-no-means-un...

on: “my” vs. “mine” in multiple owner possessive

@annp Yes, indeed. This is dubbed, if I recall, the "fuse...

on: Team names — singular or plural

If two or more players are attacking, "England are on the at...

on: Someone else’s

This, a big hit in the UK charts of 1960, answers your que...

on: “would of” instead of “would have” or “would’ve”

I would certainly like to see the conjugation of the verb ...

on: “Anglish”

I recommend that y'gan and spend a couple of weeks in the to...

on: Impact as a noun

This history professor may well have suffered the damaging...

on: “my” vs. “mine” in multiple owner possessive

Instead of: “I so appreciate you taking mine and Gregg’s ...

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

Brockaway: "All of the following is wrong and sounds wrong:"...

on: “Fine” as a complete sentence

Hamish - Imagine one is giving a written description of some...

on: Sift

"If people make mistakes on the Internet, Google will find...

on: Sift

Being sure I'd heard it before, I Googled "sift the juice". ...

on: “Fine” as a complete sentence

I do encounter one word sentences in my reading (often in mo...