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Rowdyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-10-06 01:07 PM
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6. I'm weird-I find guys who use proper grammar sexy....guess I'm lucky
to be shacked up with a former English teacher, huh!

Whatever turns you on is okay by me...
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  -Proper grammar that makes you sound dumb. SouthoftheBorderPaul  Feb-10-06 12:38 PM   #0 
  - Wrong.  Benfea   Feb-10-06 12:39 PM   #1 
  - Doesn't make you sound dumb  Oeditpus Rex   Feb-10-06 12:46 PM   #2 
  - Pedantic...exactly.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 12:52 PM   #4 
  - the preposition thing is a rule that isn't really a rule anyway  fishwax   Feb-10-06 01:38 PM   #19 
  - I would have used "I don't know to what it should be attributed."  ET Awful   Feb-10-06 12:50 PM   #3 
  - Too wordy anyway.  WeRQ4U   Feb-10-06 01:01 PM   #5 
  - I'm weird-I find guys who use proper grammar sexy....guess I'm lucky  Rowdyboy   Feb-10-06 01:07 PM   #6 
  - With whom are you going to the concert? (n/t)  Ron Mexico   Feb-10-06 01:09 PM   #7 
  - That's a good one  jpgray   Feb-10-06 01:09 PM   #8 
  - "Is that we?"  ContraBass Black   Feb-10-06 01:10 PM   #9 
  - I'm SO using that one.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 01:16 PM   #11 
  - Dangling obscenely yesterday, a participle fell into my open trenchcoat.  jpgray   Feb-10-06 01:16 PM   #10 
  - I love it when you talk dirtily.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 01:18 PM   #12 
     - It was harder than you'd think  jpgray   Feb-10-06 01:19 PM   #13 
        - You said it was dangling.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 01:25 PM   #14 
        - Bwwwwahhhh!  LostinVA   Feb-10-06 01:28 PM   #15 
        - Well, not if you're going to split hairs (or anything else)  jpgray   Feb-10-06 01:28 PM   #16 
        - I love when you dangle your participles, JP  tigereye   Feb-10-06 03:09 PM   #56 
  - I'll have two Whoppers Junior, please.  anarch   Feb-10-06 01:36 PM   #17 
  - Yes! Courts martial, attorneys general, and notaries public!  jpgray   Feb-10-06 01:36 PM   #18 
  - "No WsMD were found in Iraq."  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 01:38 PM   #20 
  - You realize I'm going to say "double-youse em dee" all the time now.  jpgray   Feb-10-06 02:00 PM   #23 
  - No, no. Dubyas Em Dees.  Left Is Write   Feb-10-06 02:01 PM   #25 
     - Edit--I fucked up and used a "dees" when I meant "dee"  jpgray   Feb-10-06 02:03 PM   #26 
  - Same with 'runs batted in'  Oeditpus Rex   Feb-10-06 02:04 PM   #27 
     - Can you have a single RBI?  jpgray   Feb-10-06 02:05 PM   #28 
        - It's the same either way  Oeditpus Rex   Feb-10-06 02:12 PM   #31 
           - that sounds like a Catch 22  hfojvt   Feb-10-06 02:43 PM   #39 
              - ...  Oeditpus Rex   Feb-10-06 02:57 PM   #48 
                 - I should have cited  hfojvt   Feb-10-06 04:02 PM   #64 
  - Er...I refer to my sisters' husbands as my brothers-in-law.  Left Is Write   Feb-10-06 01:59 PM   #22 
  - So many people have lost the use of the past participle, especially on the  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-10-06 01:39 PM   #21 
  - Arrgh. I hear phrases like your examples ALL the time.  Left Is Write   Feb-10-06 02:00 PM   #24 
  - That's marginally better than 'should of went'  Oeditpus Rex   Feb-10-06 02:07 PM   #29 
     - And you wait *for* something not *on* it.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 02:13 PM   #32 
  - Ah, I remember that quote well.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 02:10 PM   #30 
  - I say that, too -- and also get comments  LostinVA   Feb-10-06 03:42 PM   #63 
  - Grammar-Nazi alert  TheBaldyMan   Feb-10-06 02:20 PM   #33 
  - That's a great slogan  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 02:26 PM   #34 
     - I'll make it a Threadless tshirt, and take all the credit, money and girls  jpgray   Feb-10-06 02:35 PM   #35 
  - "That is something up with which I can not put" - Winston  Strong Atheist   Feb-10-06 02:40 PM   #36 
  - Funny you should mention that.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 02:43 PM   #38 
  - Thanks! nt.  Strong Atheist   Feb-10-06 02:48 PM   #40 
  - Love that!  WritingIsMyReligion   Feb-10-06 03:03 PM   #52 
     - Thanks! nt.  Strong Atheist   Feb-10-06 06:05 PM   #66 
  - "An historic"  nytemare   Feb-10-06 02:42 PM   #37 
  - Yeah, odd but "it was an honor to meet you" sounds correct  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 02:49 PM   #42 
  - It was an hurricane that washed away the facade  nytemare   Feb-10-06 02:58 PM   #49 
  - Wait "honor" doesn't have the H sound in it.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 03:04 PM   #53 
  - Grammar Nazi alert (again)  TheBaldyMan   Feb-10-06 03:06 PM   #54 
  - Thank you  nytemare   Feb-10-06 03:28 PM   #60 
  - Roughly speaking  tjwmason   Feb-10-06 07:15 PM   #67 
  - OOooh! I've got one!  RandomKoolzip   Feb-10-06 02:48 PM   #41 
  - That's an horrible example.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 02:51 PM   #43 
  - Usually everything you post is so clever and funny  jpgray   Feb-10-06 02:51 PM   #44 
     - I hate you with the burning intensity of an hundred million Chernobyls.  RandomKoolzip   Feb-10-06 02:53 PM   #45 
        - You are clearly an hysterical man  jpgray   Feb-10-06 02:55 PM   #46 
           - PAPER KNIVES NOW!!!!  RandomKoolzip   Feb-10-06 02:57 PM   #47 
              - Paper hats!!!!  jpgray   Feb-10-06 02:59 PM   #50 
                 - Not now...I'd end up referencing some horrid Emo band...  RandomKoolzip   Feb-10-06 03:02 PM   #51 
                    - Take It Back  jpgray   Feb-10-06 03:06 PM   #55 
                       - "Out-horrible" is grammatically incorrect.  RandomKoolzip   Feb-10-06 03:09 PM   #57 
                          - Wrong again. It's an aesthetic category of belly-button  jpgray   Feb-10-06 03:12 PM   #58 
                             - Man, you just flew past sense into some sorta loggorhea cloud...  RandomKoolzip   Feb-10-06 03:14 PM   #59 
  - Since you're using Spock as a sig, you remind me of a classic example  Montauk6   Feb-10-06 03:35 PM   #61 
  - That's beautiful.  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Feb-10-06 03:37 PM   #62 
  - Ahh but if you put it as "boldly to go..." it makes it all more emphatic  tjwmason   Feb-10-06 07:17 PM   #68 
  - Here's my contribution.......wait for it...  GalleryGod   Feb-10-06 04:10 PM   #65 
  - My name is Xithras, and I am a grammar nazi.  Xithras   Feb-10-06 07:25 PM   #69 
 

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