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Can You Please Move the Comma?

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posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 02:00 PM
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Yes! Move the comma! Or better yet use 03 Aug 2014! No stinkin commas at all!




posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 02:10 PM
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originally posted by: SonoftheSun
Hey, you're right, here in Canada, we say ABOOT...


That reminds me of something that was said to me when I was on a cruise of the western Mediterranean with my two sons.

We were seated at a table with a Scot and his wife and a Brit and his wife.

I made the mistake of saying, "We're from the U.S."

The Scot chimed in and said, "We know," as if to say "We could tell that, dummy, as soon as you opened your mouth from the way you talk!"



posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 03:58 PM
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a reply to: Auricom

You're welcome.



posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 04:06 PM
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edit on 3-8-2014 by LadySkadi because: nitpicky thread is nitpicky thread



posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 04:57 PM
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a reply to: LadySkadi

"Can" suggests do you have the capability to do so without too much trouble?

"Will" suggests will you agree to do what I'm asking you to do?



posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 05:22 PM
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a reply to: DISRAELI

Fair point actually.



posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 09:53 PM
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a reply to: Mary Rose

I often use : when I like to list things.



posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 10:20 PM
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a reply to: LadySkadi

I see I didn't pick up on your sarcasm.

That happens to me alot.



posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 10:32 PM
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Looks as if "Aug" & "3" have been inverted...by code... from
"3 Aug, 2014",
to (presto change)
"Aug, 3 2014"...

Don't see the problem, though.
It's kind of difficult to misunderstand the date represented...as far as I see.



posted on Aug, 4 2014 @ 05:27 AM
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a reply to: WanDash

No, it isn't a matter of misunderstanding - just doesn't look right.

Sort of like people not starting sentences with a capital letter.

As long as there was punctuation ending the previous sentence, people should be able to follow along.

However, it's still annoying.



posted on Aug, 4 2014 @ 08:52 AM
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originally posted by: Mary Rose
a reply to: lightedhype

You know, speaking of that, there is another convention that varies in different countries and it's a real problem.

My understanding is that in UK:

04/10/45 means October 4, 1945

But in the US:

April 10, 1945



Only in the USA, and I don't know why.



posted on Aug, 4 2014 @ 10:59 AM
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a reply to: pikestaff

Isn't the same thing true about US Customary (right term?) instead of the metric system?



posted on Aug, 11 2014 @ 10:55 AM
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originally posted by: Klassified
On the bright side, though. The site is up, running, and works quite well. On top of that, it's free . . .


By the same token, the threads that are created without which this money-making venture would not exist, are also free.

I say would not exist - but perhaps one could use artificial intelligence to start threads?



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