posted on Nov, 19 2012 @ 01:05 AM
Originally posted by BlueNose
Grammar, its not difficult!
I'd like to start by saying that this is not a dig purely directed at ats users or any one group in particular...
Right, i can't be the only one who gets wound up by the constantly used phrases like 'i could care less'? There are more but this one royally grinds
my gears! Obviously if you could care less you DO care!
Also, is anyone else noticing that in news stories online there seems to be a competition between (the authors of) said stories to stick bloody
brackets in where there's no need for them?
Trivial matters i know but it boils my urine!
edit on 17-11-2012 by BlueNose because: Spelt grammar wrong in the title... Now THAT, Allanis
Morisette, is Ironic!
If we are to point out and correct everyone's grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors, then virtually every post we make on this site should go
something like this:
There should probably be a colon or semicolon after the word "Grammar." "Its" should be "it's." The "I" in your second paragraph should be
capitalized. When quoting, quotation marks (") should be utilized rather than apostrophes. The "I" in your fourth paragraph should be capitalized.
"Spelt" in your edit explanation should be "spelled."
See my point?
Please don't be offended or feel attacked by the pointing out of these errors. Personally, I couldn't care less (look, I used it correctly) about
these sorts of issues provided I am capable of interpreting and understanding people's words. That is, after all, the function of language and
communication. To transmit, receive, and comprehend information as intended. So unless that isn't the case, I have no problem with a few typos or
However, if you're going to take issue with such things, it behooves you to use spell check and proofread before posting in my opinion.
edit on 11/19/2012 by AceWombat04 because: Elaboration