Apostrophe crimes

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Re: Apostrophe crimes

Post by jdaw1 » 23:54 Thu 06 Dec 2018

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Re: Apostrophe crimes

Post by AHB » 01:00 Fri 07 Dec 2018

I didn’t write that! IOS did. Damn autocorrect.
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Re: Apostrophe crimes

Post by AHB » 17:01 Thu 27 Dec 2018

Remind me, are we allowed to report posts by people who have American English as their first language or is this thread just for the admonishment re-educationof the native English speaker?
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Re: Apostrophe crimes

Post by DRT » 17:50 Thu 27 Dec 2018

AHB wrote:
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Remind me, are we allowed to report posts by people who have American English as their first language or is this thread just for the admonishment re-educationof the native English speaker?
The use of Americanisms should not be reported as they can't help it. Misuse of apostrophes and general grammar crimes should be reported.

The current POTUS is generally excused under the general "he can't help it" rule.
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Post by PhilW » 19:09 Thu 27 Dec 2018

DRT wrote:The current POTUS is generally excused under the general "he can't help it" rule.
"They say I used apostrophys wrong - fake news! Fake news. We have the best apostrophys, they just didnt understand what I said. Fake news, so sad."

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Post by StuartC » 15:50 Fri 28 Dec 2018

PhilW wrote:"They say I used apostrophys wrong - fake news! Fake news. We have the best apostrophys, they just didnt understand what I said. Fake news, so sad."
Is it childish to point out there's no "y" in apostrophe/apostrophes; or the missing punctuation in "didn't" when it's clearly a popular representation of a populist representative...? :lol:

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Post by PhilW » 19:50 Fri 28 Dec 2018

StuartC wrote:
PhilW wrote:"They say I used apostrophys wrong - fake news! Fake news. We have the best apostrophys, they just didnt understand what I said. Fake news, so sad."
Is it childish to point out there's no "y" in apostrophe/apostrophes; or the missing punctuation in "didn't" when it's clearly a popular representation of a populist representative...?
It was, of course, deliberate satire.

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Post by DRT » 10:13 Mon 31 Dec 2018

PhilW wrote:
19:50 Fri 28 Dec 2018
StuartC wrote:
PhilW wrote:"They say I used apostrophys wrong - fake news! Fake news. We have the best apostrophys, they just didnt understand what I said. Fake news, so sad."
Is it childish to point out there's no "y" in apostrophe/apostrophes; or the missing punctuation in "didn't" when it's clearly a popular representation of a populist representative...?
It was, of course, deliberate satire.
Perhaps some random CAPITALIZATION would have made that more bigly Obvious?
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Re: Apostrophe crimes

Post by jdaw1 » 14:02 Wed 31 Jul 2019

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On it's own this is a fruity and flavoursome White Port

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Re: Apostrophe crimes

Post by AHB » 20:59 Sat 03 Aug 2019

jdaw1 wrote:
14:02 Wed 31 Jul 2019
AHB wrote:
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On it's own this is a fruity and flavoursome White Port
Embarrasing. Thank you for catching it. Now corrected.
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