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The Pub / Re: Language Revived
« on: December 15, 2010, 01:32:45 PM »
You also have to keep in mind that message boards, like this one, are more akin to casual conversation rather than formal writing.

Kai

Oh dang, and here I thunk we were righten the modern Federalist Papers...

I was always perplexed by the who/whom differentiation.  So I did some research and found a test for the proper usage of the two.
And you're just going to keep that to yourself, eh?

Yep.  As the saying goes, "You learn more and remember better if you look it up for yourself."

(I have an 11-year-old son)
That's fine, I don't care enough to look it up ;D

Whom would you have look it up for you?
Who do you think?

That should be WHOM do you think...

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The Pub / Re: A Christmas Story
« on: December 15, 2010, 01:28:58 PM »

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The Pub / Re: Language Revived
« on: December 15, 2010, 01:12:11 PM »
You also have to keep in mind that message boards, like this one, are more akin to casual conversation rather than formal writing.

Kai

Oh dang, and here I thunk we were righten the modern Federalist Papers...

I was always perplexed by the who/whom differentiation.  So I did some research and found a test for the proper usage of the two.
And you're just going to keep that to yourself, eh?

Yep.  As the saying goes, "You learn more and remember better if you look it up for yourself."

(I have an 11-year-old son)
That's fine, I don't care enough to look it up ;D

Whom would you have look it up for you?

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The Pub / Re: Language Revived
« on: December 15, 2010, 01:04:29 PM »
You also have to keep in mind that message boards, like this one, are more akin to casual conversation rather than formal writing.

Kai

Oh dang, and here I thunk we were righten the modern Federalist Papers...

I was always perplexed by the who/whom differentiation.  So I did some research and found a test for the proper usage of the two.
And you're just going to keep that to yourself, eh?

Yep.  As the saying goes, "You learn more and remember better if you look it up for yourself."

(I have an 11-year-old son)

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The Pub / Re: A Christmas Story
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:58:50 PM »

...In conclusion - If Santa ever DID deliver presents on Christmas Eve, he's dead now.

Kill Joy!

I see nothing but coal in Little Tommy's stocking this year!

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The Pub / Re: Language Revived
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:51:59 PM »
You also have to keep in mind that message boards, like this one, are more akin to casual conversation rather than formal writing.

Kai

Oh dang, and here I thunk we were righten the modern Federalist Papers...

I was always perplexed by the who/whom differentiation.  So I did some research and found a test for the proper usage of the two.

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The Pub / Re: Every episode of Star Trek, ever!
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:45:00 PM »
Apparently, in the future, all Europeans have given up their native languages and use British English.  ::)

But only if they're bad guys, right? Otherwise they talk like Mal from Firefly, all homey western-y like, y'all.

Just like all pilots talk like Chuck Yeager on the radio I guess...

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The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: December 15, 2010, 05:38:19 AM »
What do you suppose they would think if you smoked a fatty with Popa Chubby?

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Questions about the forum? / Re: Avatar Perception
« on: December 15, 2010, 05:24:40 AM »
Where?!

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The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:54:40 AM »
Bring them in or they'll be singing soprano in the morning.
Wouldn't that apply to all male monkeys, not just the brass ones?  What about the females?

Nah, it has something to do with rolling ship decks and different coefficients of thermal expansion...  ???

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Questions about the forum? / Re: Avatar Perception
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:47:59 AM »
Start with some brushing.  I suggest poultry flavored toothpaste.

Stocking stuffer!  Yum!!

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The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:41:55 AM »
Meat.  Maybe cheese. ;D

Kinda hard to keep lit, that.

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Questions about the forum? / Re: Avatar Perception
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:39:01 AM »
I've been pondering getting some whitening strips...  Waddaya think?

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The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:34:40 AM »
It should make some good smoking wood once I get them chopped up though :)

Pipe or papers?   ::)

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The Pub / Re: Language Revived
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:32:13 AM »
I agree with the Tubercle that language is severely under attack. In fact, on other forums I have been accused of being the......



Together we shall stand, side by side and deliver blow upon blow to the "free gifts" the "irregardless" the "freind" and the generally morsose. Onward, forward........

"Completely destroy"

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