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damntexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-20-09 10:46 AM
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9. Got a couple. But I think that "enormity" is appropriate to Gen. McChrystal's mission.
It passes all moral bounds. ;-)
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  -Grammar Nazis ready? Take your test: Are_grits_groceries  Oct-20-09 10:31 AM   #0 
  - Got them all except No. 5.  Brickbat   Oct-20-09 10:36 AM   #1 
  - LOL!  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-20-09 10:38 AM   #2 
  - Don't get me started!  Brickbat   Oct-20-09 10:39 AM   #4 
     - heh! thanks nt  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-20-09 10:41 AM   #6 
  - You & my kid  DKRC   Oct-20-09 01:09 PM   #34 
  - Don't feel bad...  GoCubsGo   Oct-20-09 01:15 PM   #35 
  - That was fun.  Ozymanithrax   Oct-20-09 10:39 AM   #3 
  - I got all the ones they pointed out plus a couple of extras.  Warpy   Oct-20-09 10:41 AM   #5 
  - I wish I may, I wish I might.  damntexdem   Oct-20-09 10:49 AM   #10 
  - The comma is my bete noir  Warpy   Oct-20-09 10:51 AM   #11 
  - No kidding.  Ignis   Oct-20-09 02:24 PM   #38 
  - This division is disappearing in modern usage, however.  Ignis   Oct-20-09 02:23 PM   #37 
  - Cool  blogslut   Oct-20-09 10:43 AM   #7 
  - I didn't realize "enormity" still carried the valence of wickedness.  EFerrari   Oct-20-09 10:45 AM   #8 
  - I think there's a good case to be made  uberllama42   Oct-20-09 12:11 PM   #24 
     - I disagree; I still use it that way. nt  AlienGirl   Oct-20-09 12:14 PM   #25 
     - I've never seen or heard it used that way outside of Renaissance texts  EFerrari   Oct-20-09 12:48 PM   #32 
  - Got a couple. But I think that "enormity" is appropriate to Gen. McChrystal's mission.  damntexdem   Oct-20-09 10:46 AM   #9 
  - I disputed that one, also.  Warpy   Oct-20-09 10:52 AM   #12 
  - When W. was installed in office  TlalocW   Oct-20-09 12:00 PM   #21 
  - I missed the "enormity" one  MorningGlow   Oct-20-09 10:56 AM   #13 
  - Truth.  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-20-09 10:59 AM   #14 
  - That sentence just doesn't flow at all!  AlienGirl   Oct-20-09 12:09 PM   #23 
     - As written, extreme frugality is shown to be expensive in a direct way  EFerrari   Oct-20-09 12:58 PM   #33 
  - I missed number 3........  Burma Jones   Oct-20-09 11:04 AM   #15 
  - I guess I'm not as big a grammar nazi as I thought, thank goodness  pipi_k   Oct-20-09 11:08 AM   #16 
  - Missed 2 and 3  Sinti   Oct-20-09 11:10 AM   #17 
  - Well, there is an obvious problem with the comma placement in #6  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-20-09 11:23 AM   #18 
  - Tripped up on #8  Adelante   Oct-20-09 11:56 AM   #19 
  - Got all of them!  AlienGirl   Oct-20-09 11:59 AM   #20 
  - Missed #s 2 and 3. Think the "evil" sense of "enormity" is moribund. nt  Occam Bandage   Oct-20-09 12:01 PM   #22 
  - I got 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9  uberllama42   Oct-20-09 12:23 PM   #26 
  - I only got 1,4, 7, and 9 correct.  MilesColtrane   Oct-20-09 12:24 PM   #27 
  - I thought it was redundant. nt  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-20-09 12:28 PM   #29 
  - another one  katkat   Oct-20-09 12:25 PM   #28 
  - According to my Oxford dictionary  Blue_In_AK   Oct-20-09 12:33 PM   #30 
  - I got seven  supernova   Oct-20-09 12:46 PM   #31 
  - I didn't do to good at this until after I saw the answers,  yawnmaster   Oct-20-09 01:29 PM   #36 
 

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