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Sheldon E Shore

Joined: March 8, 2011
Comments posted: 6
Votes received: 8

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I have been studying Spanish off and on for years but never quite got the hang of it untill I finally figured out how to properly use direct object pronouns and indirect object pronouns. I wonder if this is the key to learning other languages.

Sheldon E Shore April 19, 2011, 4:21am

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Didn't some newspaper (I think it was in Chicago) once announce the DEATH OF WHOM and stopped using it in the newspaper?

Sheldon E Shore March 11, 2011, 7:55pm

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What is the purpose of life?

According to Calvin (of Calvin & Hobbs) the purpose of life is to grow up and reproduce before something bigger than you comes along and eat you.

Sheldon E Shore March 8, 2011, 4:36pm

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Sorry about that. Microsoft word suggests "cannot" in place of "can't"

Sheldon E Shore March 8, 2011, 4:31pm

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I prefer to use "can't" but microsoft word keep suggesting "can not"

Sheldon E Shore March 8, 2011, 4:28pm

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A few points to consider:

There is no final authority on ehe English language as in the case of French or Spanish

The purpose of a language is to communicate. If you are understood, who cares about the rules.

English is a dynamic language, constantly changing. If you are not inclined to follow a rule, make up one that suit you. If enough people find it aceptable it may become a new rule.

Sheldon E Shore March 8, 2011, 2:44pm

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