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Freethinker
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And throw it away.

You don’t know how to use it, and your guesses are wrong more often than right.

(Today’s lighter note about something other than politics because it snowed here last night. Smile )




“Most men … can seldom accept the simplest and most obvious truth if it … would oblige them to admit the falsity of conclusions … which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabrics of their lives.”
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Preach on.

Congratulations on the snow. I'd rather have two feet of snow then a half inch of ice.

Wink
 
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I agree. Folk's simply dont know well grammar and punctuation anymore.

Glad your enjoying you're snow. Im hoping they're will be lot's of snow around here this year.
 
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I created this web page in 1996. It's called " The Inappropriate Apostrophe."




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Just for kicks, I try to see how the 's makes a word possessive. A couple of times, it actually works out. But otherwise, yeah, it's annoying as hell.



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Posts: 14569 | Location: Sonoma County, CA | Registered: April 09, 2004Report This Post
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I'll be sure to loose my apostrophe key....

What's the mystery about this? Just say it out loud and maybe it'll help. The hinge is loose, I might lose the screw. This is literally a national epidemic.


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Such foolishness doesn't bother me if I whistle a happy tune somewhere else. Big Grin
 
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Preach on.

Congratulations on the snow. I'd rather have two feet of snow then a half inch of ice.

Wink


Sneaky.


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iOS autocorrect is my biggest culprit for inappropriate apostrophes. I'll type it right and the iOS demons will mess it up.

Autocorrect is my worst enema.



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Posts: 14228 | Location: N. Houston, TX | Registered: November 14, 2005Report This Post
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My propo'sal i's to put apo'strophe's before every 's.

It i's the only rule 'simple enough for the imbecile's out there who were too dim to learn to u'se apo'strophe's properly in the fifth grade, like the re'st of u's.

It doe's look odd from time to time. "Mi's'si's'si'ppi," for example. But you'll get u'sed to it.

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Posts: 43808 | Location: Texas | Registered: February 10, 2004Report This Post
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iOS autocorrect is my biggest culprit for inappropriate apostrophes. I'll type it right and the iOS demons will mess it up.

Can someone tell me why people use iPOS? What good is this if it substitutes wrong shit?


 
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all of today's todays are those todays' example.







Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.


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You can turn the autocorrect off, but it will quickly reveal how bad a mobile phone typist you really are
 
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I agree with you. But found this funny.




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iOS autocorrect is my biggest culprit for inappropriate apostrophes. I'll type it right and the iOS demons will mess it up.

Can someone tell me why people use iPOS? What good is this if it substitutes wrong shit?


Turn Auto Correct OFF.
Check Spelling, and Predictive ON.


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I agree with you. But found this funny.
Looks like Henry Rollins' dad.
 
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The internet has given us a glimpse of what it is like to be a teacher. We are now exposed to a lot of unedited writing on forums like this one.
 
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