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Who vs. whom is tough.

Who vs. whom is tough.


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Tapey wrote:Who vs. whom is

I love the dangling participle sentence at the end. "Hiding under the floorboards, I have finally found you." Hilarious!

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Who vs. whom is tough.

'Whom' is slowly fading. It's becoming more and more accepted to just use 'who'. But one way to remember the difference is that whom is like him, and who is like he. Who took it? He took it. And he gave it to who? He gave it to he. <bzzt!> Correction: 'He gave it to him', so it should be, 'And he gave it to whom?'


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This is a subject that I'm

This is a subject that I'm in complete agreement with the Cpt. I despise grammar nazi's.

My spelling and grammar skills surpass 90% of the English population of Earth, easily. But as long as I can understand what's being said, the minute character and placement details are irrelevant.

Too often, an argument is derailed or discredited soley on the basis of poor spelling and grammar, regardless of the fact that spelling and grammar have nothing to do with the intellect of an individual or the credibility of their arguments.

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Vastet wrote: Too often, an

Vastet wrote:
Too often, an argument is derailed or discredited soley on the basis of poor spelling and grammar, regardless of the fact that spelling and grammar have nothing to do with the intellect of an individual or the credibility of their arguments.

Is you kidding?

Thats dum

 

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natural wrote:I love the

natural wrote:

I love the dangling participle sentence at the end. "Hiding under the floorboards, I have finally found you." Hilarious!

Yes, but here my english fails. I hardly know these grammar terms in my language.

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'Whom' is slowly fading. It's becoming more and more accepted to just use 'who'. But one way to remember the difference is that whom is like him, and who is like he. Who took it? He took it. And he gave it to who? He gave it to he. <bzzt!> Correction: 'He gave it to him', so it should be, 'And he gave it to whom?'

Damn, I always thought 'whom' is a plural. 

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denti aguzzi

 Grammar Nazis-es are goot! Ant hyu vill laik it!


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The Church has wacky

The Church has wacky ideas
The Church have wacky ideas

The first one sounds right but the second one is right. The church is a they and if you say they in place of church the second one sounds right and is right.
But I hate this and will say has.

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Luminon wrote:natural wrote:

Luminon wrote:

natural wrote:

I love the dangling participle sentence at the end. "Hiding under the floorboards, I have finally found you." Hilarious!

Yes, but here my english fails. I hardly know these grammar terms in my language.

Don't worry, you're not the only one. This is the first time I've understood what a dangling participle is.

But actually, isn't the grammar in Czech like 100 times harder than English? With all the cases and genders and things? I remember trying to speak what little Czech I knew. I must have sounded like a cave man. Me want taxi. You taxi? To little town, much please. To right. To left. Here. Thank you.

Actually, most of the time I spoke Czech in restaurants to order food. I got pretty good at that, and when people asked if I spoke Czech, I would tell them, "Not really. Well, I speak 'menu Czech', but that's about it."

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Ya'll are crazy.

Ya'll are crazy.


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natural wrote:Luminon

natural wrote:

Luminon wrote:

natural wrote:

I love the dangling participle sentence at the end. "Hiding under the floorboards, I have finally found you." Hilarious!

Yes, but here my english fails. I hardly know these grammar terms in my language.

Don't worry, you're not the only one. This is the first time I've understood what a dangling participle is.

But actually, isn't the grammar in Czech like 100 times harder than English? With all the cases and genders and things? I remember trying to speak what little Czech I knew. I must have sounded like a cave man. Me want taxi. You taxi? To little town, much please. To right. To left. Here. Thank you.

Actually, most of the time I spoke Czech in restaurants to order food. I got pretty good at that, and when people asked if I spoke Czech, I would tell them, "Not really. Well, I speak 'menu Czech', but that's about it."

Yes, Czech grammar is complicated, a single word may be modified according to case, gender, number, time, and so on. But for native speaksmen it feels natural, we just absorb it from surroundings when growing up. 

Foreigners like Czech spelling, which is very simple and straightforward. Every letter is pronounced and only one way, you read it, you know how it's pronounced. In English I know the words, but it takes time to recognize them in spoken form. And it's much worse in singing. 

My ideal language would be simplified English with Czech (phonetic) pronounciation. 

 

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Abbott and Costello ROFLMAO

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Watcher wrote:Ya'll are

Watcher wrote:

Ya'll are crazy.

 

 

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Watcher wrote: Ya'll are

Watcher wrote:

Ya'll are crazy.

Don't call me crazy or I will fucking kill you.  

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Numbers 31:17-18 - Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.

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