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Joined: July 2, 2011
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Yes @ lucy lenn. Perhaps when you were a little girl someone you loved used to tell you this story:We were all sitting around the campfire, and the Captain said to me, "Antonio, tell us a story!" And so I began ...We were all sitting around the campfire, and the Captain said to me, "Antonio, tell us a story!" And so I began ...We were all sitting around the campfire.....
March 10, 2014, 2:40pm
Nice work, Warsaw Will!
March 8, 2014, 12:01pm
re: itsthree, still counting
July 2, 2011, 10:52pm
Doesn't anybody teach the rules for spelling its and it's any more? This thread has at least two misspelled itses. What's up with that? It's a pretty simple rule.
July 2, 2011, 10:49pm
"Gift" as a verb - so ugly !
July 2, 2011, 10:44pm
Olen, you made that rule up out of thin air. Also, your "therefore" needs to be preceded by a semicolon, for "therefore" is not a coordinating conjunction; rather, it's a type of adverb.
But we shouldn't use "and so." Just use "so" alone; it's a coordinating conjunction. A comma precedes it, but none follows it - just like other coordinating conjunctions - and it's one of the c.c.'s that can begin a sentence, though many teachers think it can't.
It's also quite a good word, don't you think?
Using "therefore" and "thus" repetitively is more clunky and in my opinion a greater sin than using "so" repetitively.
"Tic" not "tick." Agreed.
July 2, 2011, 10:43pm
the antonym of transitive awaken is put to sleep. the antonym of intransitive awaken is fall asleep. that's all there is; but I love some of the made-up words in these comments, my favorite is sleepen. very creative! g2g now, it's time to sleepen my little ones.
July 2, 2011, 10:24pm
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