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The best reply ever to a grammar Nazis .

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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 03:09 PM
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I thought a certain member may enjoy this video . This is not meant as any type of insult. I'm beginning to enjoy this members threads because of the way this member displays their pet peeve in the cavalier, silly and humorous tongue in cheek approach that I enjoy .


That being said please KATch this video.















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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 03:27 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

Well that was a nicely spent six minutes and thirty three seconds. And boy, did he ever sound like John Cleese.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 03:38 PM
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a reply to: TerryMcGuire

When you get past the first segment it's hard not to watch the whole thing.



And yes he did sound like John Cleese.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 03:41 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

That was funny. All I can say that it helps me when writing short stories.

ETA: This thread doesn't have anything to do with the following, does it? www.abovetopsecret.com...
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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 03:49 PM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

I'm not one to let the Kat out of the bag .



All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.



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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 03:55 PM
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originally posted by: Greathouse
a reply to: Skid Mark

I'm not one to let the Kat out of the bag .



All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.



Good cover! Nicely done.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:05 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

Ba-Zinga!





Who woulda thunk it'd be Weird Al defending the grammar Nazis?


Proofreaders Represent!
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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:16 PM
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Lol



I saw that on another thread. That's what gave me the idea to post this one .


But I agree with Stephen Fry If you don't know the difference between "less" and " fewer " in context . You're pretty much lost in the current world .
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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:40 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

I would like to point out that punctuation is important. Take the following statements, for example:

How are you, my friend?
How are you my friend?

Same words but without the comma it gives them an entirely different meaning.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:50 PM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

I agree that it would make a difference taken out of context .



But the following is an incomplete sentence . Would you touch your tongue to the terminal after reading this?






posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:51 PM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

Please! This thread is threatening to devolve into one of my office conversations. We actually do discuss things like the importance of commas and their placements.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:53 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

Most likely not. Even if I had a lot of liquor in me. Then again, I might think it's an AC/DC concert.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:54 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Too much like work, huh? It must make for interesting conversation though.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:54 PM
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Brilliant. Thanks for that. Too funny.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:57 PM
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originally posted by: Skid Mark
a reply to: ketsuko

Too much like work, huh? It must make for interesting conversation though.


Considering that the current round of proofing is a pop culture promo, it can be extremely interesting. Did you know that Marvel and DC both have different ways of spelling superhero?



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 04:58 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Skid Mark

Please! This thread is threatening to devolve into one of my office conversations. We actually do discuss things like the importance of commas and their placements.



I've been trying to keep this thread on the humorous side .


I've got an idea !!!!!!

Reply, then make a mistake in grammar and we will all laugh ? Lol
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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 05:03 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

I would but I'd end up hyperventilating, pulling at my hair, screaming, and then reaching for the edit button. I just can't take the pressure.



posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 05:09 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

Eh, my job used to be a lot funnier before I moved into my current position. There was a lot more customer copy, so a lot more potential for unintentional humor.

On the flip side, it was a lot more frustrating because I had a lot less power to fix things that looked really bad, too.

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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 05:14 PM
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I'm still waiting ?



Rotf!!


BTW you just texted in official Kentuckinize.
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posted on Jun, 3 2015 @ 05:20 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

For what?

The superhero issue for Marvel and DC.

We just use superhero and supervillain because we decided it would be too difficult to try to keep it straight between which of the two companies we were referring to during the promo month considering we had three sets of eyes proofing around 21,000 events in a handful of days.



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