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Excalibur05 Knackwurst Level: 105 Posts: 138/2932 EXP: 12137559 For next: 124741 Since: 19.1.02 From: Minnesota Since last post: 656 days Last activity: 524 days
AIM: # 41 Posted on 7.2.02 1616.50 Reposted on: 7.2.09 1629.06 Originally posted by Papercuts! Nope. No punctuation. And the "N" in "Open" in an upside down "U." Technically, that's not correct either.
Papercuts! Potato korv Level: 56 Posts: 198/684 EXP: 1369541 For next: 28644 Since: 3.1.02 From: Springfield, Mo. Since last post: 5651 days Last activity: 5560 days # 42 Posted on 7.2.02 1642.21 Reposted on: 7.2.09 1648.49 You've been desperately waiting for that to happen since the start of the thread, haven't you?
Excalibur05 Knackwurst Level: 105 Posts: 139/2932 EXP: 12137559 For next: 124741 Since: 19.1.02 From: Minnesota Since last post: 656 days Last activity: 524 days
AIM: # 43 Posted on 7.2.02 1653.03 Reposted on: 7.2.09 1653.54 Yes. Yes, I have.
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 110 Posts: 187/3282 EXP: 14369675 For next: 39257 Since: 23.1.02 From: In a Blue State finally Since last post: 352 days Last activity: 155 days # 44 Posted on 8.2.02 1229.27 Reposted on: 8.2.09 1231.51 Now while I might agree that it does look like an upside down "U" there's no way to actually prove that as there are no U's or N's in the sign besides that one. -Jag Grammar? I wouldn't know it if it bit me on the ass.
DJ FrostyFreeze Scrapple Level: 113 Posts: 228/3464 EXP: 15609671 For next: 208938 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 16 hours # 45 Posted on 8.2.02 1306.11 Reposted on: 8.2.09 1312.57 It's gotta be an upside-down "U", unless they threw in a HUGE lower-case "n" even though all the other letters are upper-case, just to switch things up a little.
MoeGates Boudin blanc Level: 94 Posts: 188/2266 EXP: 8255710 For next: 100978 Since: 6.1.02 From: Brooklyn, NY Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 3 days # 46 Posted on 8.2.02 1319.40 Reposted on: 8.2.09 1322.03 Come on with the "n" stuff. Someone can have bad handwriting (or whatever the Taco Bell sign equivilant is called) and still be grammatically correct. I mean, are you going to point out that they used a zero instead of an "O"? Moe P.S. Play along at home! Spot grammer mistake in the above post!
Excalibur05 Knackwurst Level: 105 Posts: 143/2932 EXP: 12137559 For next: 124741 Since: 19.1.02 From: Minnesota Since last post: 656 days Last activity: 524 days
AIM: # 47 Posted on 8.2.02 1408.25 Reposted on: 8.2.09 1429.01 Farooq is the man so hit your knees and start praying! Actually, I believe that that should be "Farooq is the man, so hit your knees and start praying." I think.
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 110 Posts: 193/3282 EXP: 14369675 For next: 39257 Since: 23.1.02 From: In a Blue State finally Since last post: 352 days Last activity: 155 days # 48 Posted on 8.2.02 1416.08 Reposted on: 8.2.09 1429.03 Isn't it spelled Faarooq? Just wonderin' -Jag
MoeGates Boudin blanc Level: 94 Posts: 202/2266 EXP: 8255710 For next: 100978 Since: 6.1.02 From: Brooklyn, NY Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 3 days # 49 Posted on 9.2.02 2037.00 Reposted on: 9.2.09 2059.02 And here I was talking about ending with "O"? instead of "O?" While we're on the subject, I've been reading "Under the Mat" (another thread entirely): Page 171, line 11: So a group of wrestler's - Jim Neidhart, Davey, Owen and Shawn - came up with various ideas. I always love it when I catch such stupid stuff in mass published material. I wonder if it was mentioned in the lawsuit... Moe
Bullitt Shot in the dark Level: 88 Posts: 30/1933 EXP: 6502040 For next: 148650 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 508 days Last activity: 508 days # 50 Posted on 12.2.02 0425.39 Reposted on: 12.2.09 0429.01 Best. Thread. Ever. I'm not even kidding...I'm such a grammar freak it's not funny.
pieman As young as he feels Level: 117 Posts: 201/3721 EXP: 17410967 For next: 436981 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 45 days Last activity: 1 day # 51 Posted on 12.2.02 0821.53 Reposted on: 12.2.09 0829.02 Then how come you have three words up there with periods after each one? Am I to believe those are sentences? I am just curious.
Bullitt Shot in the dark Level: 88 Posts: 31/1933 EXP: 6502040 For next: 148650 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 508 days Last activity: 508 days # 52 Posted on 12.2.02 1658.12 Reposted on: 12.2.09 1659.04 Of course they are not sentences. I am sure, however, that you understood the context in which they were written. If not, I could explain it for you.
SirBubNorm Salami Level: 34 Posts: 19/219 EXP: 248130 For next: 5524 Since: 2.1.02 From: Under the table Since last post: 4778 days Last activity: 4727 days # 53 Posted on 24.2.02 1449.14 Reposted on: 24.2.09 1459.01 Disclaimer: The following may or may not be grammatically correct. (I thought about putting IANAW or IANAE, but I believe someone already vented about those) Anyways I just have to ask in regards to: I have a standing bet with my better half that she cannot find a "marquee" sign outside a fast food joint that is grammatically correct in every way. If she can find one, she gets $100. We've had this bet for four years. Do you have other rules? If not, why hasn't she paid someone $25 to put up "I win!"
aureole Haggis Level: 19 Posts: 25/54 EXP: 30379 For next: 5398 Since: 3.1.02 From: Cambs, UK Since last post: 5062 days Last activity: 4992 days
AIM: # 54 Posted on 26.2.02 0631.38 Reposted on: 26.2.09 0659.01 Although it's possible to find interesting opinions with terrible spelling and grammar, and also awful articles with perfect spelling, I usually find that there's a fairly strong statistical correlation between the worth of a piece and the quality of the writing. Besides, it's just unpleasant to have to wade through terrible writing to extract the information content. And even if it's intentionally bad, or humourously bad, or even if the writer knows it's wrong and is perfectly capable of changing it but doesn't, it still means it's bad writing, and I'm less likely to read it.
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