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    (Original post by blissy)
    I hate it when people use "of" instead of "with".

    I am fed up with the misuse of English.

    How can you be fed up "of" something?

    I hate "can I get it to take-out".
    It should be "Can I have it to take-away please?"

    And the worst... "Do you want me to go with" instead of "Would you like me to come with you?"
    Snob.
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    (Original post by MC Hawking)
    Snob.
    well so what she hates that
    most people in london talks like that, unlike her
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    (Original post by MC Hawking)
    Snob.
    At least I know when something is wrong.
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    (Original post by shushimeng)
    well so what she hates that
    most people in london talks like that, unlike her
    But I live in Oxford, and I talk normally.
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    (Original post by blissy)
    At least I know when something is wrong.
    What's that mean?
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    (Original post by MC Hawking)
    What's that mean?
    You castigate when someone isn't even in the wrong.
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    (Original post by MC Hawking)
    Snob.
    Well, you might be prepared to stand by and witness the corruption of a language, but I certainly don't want to!
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    (Original post by MC Hawking)
    But I live in Oxford, and I talk normally.
    just what u call normal
    if u talk posh in where i live, u will be the werid one
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    (Original post by blissy)
    You castigate when someone isn't even in the wrong.
    Who uses words like castigate? But anyway, I don't criticise people unduly.
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    I can't stand it when people say things like "just between you and I". It makes me wince every time.
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    (Original post by shushimeng)
    just what u call normal
    if u talk posh in where i live, u will be the werid one
    I don't talk posh, I'm from the ghetto.
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    (Original post by MC Hawking)
    Who uses words like castigate? But anyway, I don't criticise people unduly.
    Evidently people like me; it was the most descriptive and concise word. Perhaps not "unduly" but you do incorrectly .
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    (Original post by blissy)
    Evidently people like me; it was the most descriptive and concise word. Perhaps not "unduly" but you do incorrectly .
    lol!
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    (Original post by blissy)
    Evidently people like me; it was the most descriptive and concise word. Perhaps not "unduly" but you do incorrectly .
    I have never done anything of the sort, for you see I am a very fair person.
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    (Original post by MC Hawking)
    I have never done anything of the sort, for you see I am a very fair person.
    Then why brand Blissy a snob? Isn't this a tad unfair?
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    Then why brand Blissy a snob? Isn't this a tad unfair?
    It's not the slightest bit unfair.

    (Original post by blissy)
    I hate it when people use "of" instead of "with".

    I am fed up with the misuse of English.

    How can you be fed up "of" something?

    I hate "can I get it to take-out".
    It should be "Can I have it to take-away please?"

    And the worst... "Do you want me to go with" instead of "Would you like me to come with you?"
    lol

    pedantic english students
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    My pet hate:

    "Try and lick your elbow"


    instead of...

    "Try to lick your elbow"

    I don't see why it matters as long as people can understand you.
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    (Original post by Harry Potter)
    I don't see why it matters as long as people can understand you.
    That's why grammar is so important; it's there to make written communication clear to all. That means it's even more important on a forum like this!
 
 
 

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