Debrajoan wrote:A good one beetroot, but I remain unconvinced, I feel that there is no hope for me on this subject, but I appreciate your input.
I'm with you on this one dj, but had to smile at this.
chalkey wrote:I'm sure I've murdered the English language many times over with my postings, because they are mostly written in haste and never previewed. I therefore have no right to be pedantic about other peoples mistakes. However, I still wince at certain things such as ill-written signage e.g., a recent sign outside a local shop undergoing refurbishment which read:
'Work in progress. Sorry if youve got trouble getting passed.'
I left school at the age of fifteen with the bare basics in education. If needed, I have that as an excuse for my bad grammar, spelling, diction, ect. However, my pet hate, which I find inexcusable when uttered by university educated fanancial correspondents on radio and t.v., is the term: 'Half a per cent.'
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