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Originally posted by sigcrazy7:
But... but... using “I” as an object pronoun makes me sound all educated. It’s true. I hear it used that way on CNN!! I gives me gravitas!.
No one knows it better than I. Smile
 
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Originally posted by Skins2881:
I was always told just remove the other person and that solves it.

The drill sergeant made Joe and I do pushups.

If you still get it wrong after that, you're beyond help.


Bingo,
This is how me was taught it, too. Razz




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Can't I just LIE here and not think about grammar? I'll just LAY around and do nothing.


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I'm glad I seen this thread. I would of never known.



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Sigfruend, you assume people know the difference between a subject and an object in a sentence.

But the shortcut can help even those people.




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Our brains is hurts now.


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Originally posted by jhe888:
Sigfruend, you assume people know the difference between a subject and an object in a sentence.


Therefore the shortcut and examples. Smile




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Originally posted by arfmel:

Next please do one on “bring” and “take”. Thank you.
Bring it to me.

Take it away.



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After I seen the original post, I sat down and read threw it. I thought it was good so I called my wife in to read it to. She said it was so good, sigfreund ought to write a book and sale it. Than he could make a lot of money.


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sigfreund ought to write a book and sale it


Dood, its aught too rite a book”

Geez, get sum scoolin, pleaze.



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Grammar Nazis, oh woe is I Confused


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