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Pedantry of the self educated

February 28th, 2002, 2:25 pm

>hypocrisy

hypocrisy has been called the "tribute that vice pays to virtue"
 
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

September 8th, 2016, 1:59 pm

<<Overwhelmingly impacted>>Good grief, more butchery of the English language. Bullets impact, events affect.H.G. Fowler must be rolling in his grave. The dictionary will let you use impact, but its still one of those idiotic modernisms of English that drives me nuts.Sorry for the rant guys just trying to help everyone out with their homework assignments.
These days we have a grammar thread just for those kinds of peoples.
 
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

September 8th, 2016, 2:19 pm

<<Overwhelmingly impacted>>Good grief, more butchery of the English language. Bullets impact, events affect.H.G. Fowler must be rolling in his grave. The dictionary will let you use impact, but its still one of those idiotic modernisms of English that drives me nuts.Sorry for the rant guys just trying to help everyone out with their homework assignments.
These days we have a grammar thread just for those kinds of peoples.
those kinds of peoples?
 
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

September 8th, 2016, 2:30 pm

<<Overwhelmingly impacted>>Good grief, more butchery of the English language. Bullets impact, events affect.H.G. Fowler must be rolling in his grave. The dictionary will let you use impact, but its still one of those idiotic modernisms of English that drives me nuts.Sorry for the rant guys just trying to help everyone out with their homework assignments.
These days we have a grammar thread just for those kinds of peoples.
those kinds of peoples?
absolutely. No need to become pedantic.
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

October 14th, 2017, 4:31 am

Test
 
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

October 14th, 2017, 5:44 am

Test
welcome back
 
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

October 14th, 2017, 7:57 am

Test
Very Freudian.
 
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

October 14th, 2017, 2:22 pm

Test
Very Freudian.
And couched in minimal verbiage.
 
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Re: Pedantry of the self educated

October 14th, 2017, 2:50 pm

Test
Very Freudian.
And couched in minimal verbiage.
The Vienna School, what?
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