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Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by matty_k, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Dismal Pillock Greg Davis (50)

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    no idea aboiut this thread my English is shit because hello I was too knackered to pay attention at school that place was just rugby recovery rooms so what if Chekhov wrote that commas are the notes in the symphony I like fucken doom metal get fucked russki
  2. waiopehu oldboy Tim Horan (67)

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    Being a Bloos supporter will do that to you.....
  3. Beer Baron Vay Wilson (31)

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    Ect instead of etc kills me.

    Unless I was taught wrong, but it's everywhere.

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  4. Sully John Eales (66)

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    Never seen it.

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  5. mst Peter Fenwicke (45)

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    Here in Canberra a lucky few get to dabble in Federal Government stuff and at times may even have to writing things for persons whom hold positions of power or public office (if not both).

    When this happens you are required to follow the preferences of the particular persons. This may include, but not limited to; font, size of font, spacing, format, tone, style, grammatical preferences and detailed requirements around level / depth of content.

    As an example there are 226 elected members of parliament (both houses) and each has their own preferences. Added on to this list are all of the Departments heads and executives.

    One particular person I have interacted with has a preference for NO PUNCTUATION other than full stops.

    Does my head in!
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  6. Beer Baron Vay Wilson (31)

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    Someone has written in a thread "some think".

    Wow..

    People saying the above grinds me. Lots of intelligent, well educated people say it.

    Writing it is just funny.

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  7. yourmatesam Bob Davidson (42)

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    For all intensive purposes, can you be more pacific.
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  8. Lindommer Andrew Slack (58)

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    I would of thought so, two....
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  9. The torpedo Chilla Wilson (44)

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    I could care less
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  10. Sully John Eales (66)

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    For all in tents and purposes.

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  11. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Fixed. I mean, if one can be a pedant for a moment...
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  12. Beer Baron Vay Wilson (31)

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    Please tell me you haven't actually heard/read that
  13. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    I've heard "for all intensive purposes". A lot.
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  14. Braveheart81 Rocky Elsom (76)

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    This thread has me on tender hooks.
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  15. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Would you be "with baited breath"?
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  16. Sully John Eales (66)

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    I've read it.

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  17. Braveheart81 Rocky Elsom (76)

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    It has certainly wet my appetite for more incorrect idioms.
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  18. Baldric Jim Clark (26)

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    It could be that the cat ate cheese, then waited for the mouse with baited breath.
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  19. boyo Paul McLean (56)

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    Is you loosing you're shit?
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