Edited by easyday, 28 January 2010 - 04:43 AM.
Sari's grammar thread
Posted 27 January 2010 - 08:25 PM
Posted 24 February 2010 - 03:55 PM
Learn.. for a good cause!
Posted 25 February 2010 - 09:11 PM
Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:34 AM
Lets face it
English is a stupid language.
There is no egg in the eggplant
No ham in the hamburger
And neither pine nor apple in the pineapple.
English muffins were not invented in England
French fries were not invented in France.
We sometimes take English for granted
But if we examine its paradoxes we find that
Quicksand takes you down slowly
Boxing rings are square
And a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig.
If writers write, how come fingers don't fing.
If the plural of tooth is teeth
Shouldn't the plural of phone booth be phone beeth
If the teacher taught,
Why didn't the preacher praught.
If a vegetarian eats vegetables
What the heck does a humanitarian eat!?
Why do people recite at a play
Yet play at a recital?
Park on driveways and
Drive on parkways
How can the weather be as hot as [bleep] on one day
And as cold as [bleep] on another
You have to marvel at the unique lunacy
Of a language where a house can burn up as
It burns down
And in which you fill in a form
By filling it out
And a bell is only heard once it goes!
English was invented by people, not computers
And it reflects the creativity of the human race
(Which of course isn't a race at all)
That is why
When the stars are out they are visible
But when the lights are out they are invisible
And why it is that when I wind up my watch
But when I wind up this poem
One thing that I've caught myself doing is typing in dialect. I'm from Southeastern U.S.A. (yeah go ahead and yuck it up), and I'm prone to typing the way I speak. My spoken communication is much worse than my written, but you get the idea.
Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:04 AM
Posted 25 April 2010 - 06:07 PM
Or using single quotes instead of double quotes? Punctuation marks inside the quote?
Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!'
Quoth the raven, `Nevermore.'
Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:36 PM
Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:28 PM
Why is n a z i in the word filter all of a sudden?
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