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edders' campaign for grammatical excellence watch

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    The point of this exercise is not to criticise non-conventional grammar but to reward its good usage.
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    (Original post by Tinykates)
    Are you edders' official brown-noser?
    I'm pretty sure that that's musicboy, although he does a similar job for all of the mods.
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    (Original post by Quiksilver)
    LOL - my understanding is that Edders will also procede to punish poor grammatical performance with negative reputation points
    Pah you can't never have two many split infinitives and double negatives.
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    (Original post by Pzyko)
    It's a semi-exclamation, i.e. one that lacks an exclamation mark.
    Oh, was it an instruction?
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    (Original post by Tinykates)
    Are you edders' official brown-noser?
    na i jus think hes coo
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    (Original post by musicman)
    You've suddenly gone very pedantic!
    Sorry, but this whole campaign is pedantic (not that I don't think it's a good idea), so I have to fit in.
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    (Original post by elpaw)
    Oh, was it an instruction?
    If you interpret it as such.
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    (Original post by DazYa777)
    grammatically*
    Sorry
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    It contains a verb.
    The shortest sentence in our language follows. Go!

    (I did a Reed 'Essentials of Business Grammar' course yesterday.)
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    It contains a verb.
    You need a subject and a verb for it to be a sentence. For example: Jesus wept; the shortest sentence in the Bible.
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    (Original post by Pzyko)
    If you interpret it as such.
    That's the only way i can interpret it to have it grammatically correct.
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    (Original post by Tinykates)
    Sorry, but this whole campaign is pedantic (not that I don't think it's a good idea), so I have to fit in.
    I insist that it isn't pedantic. We're not going to criticise - we're only to praise.
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    (Original post by elpaw)
    I will give rep to the person who can insult edders in the most original, entertaining and gramatically correct fashion.
    Brains aren't everything. In fact in your case they're nothing
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    (Original post by elpaw)
    That's the only way i can interpret it to have it gramatically correct.
    Do you wish it to be grammatically correct?
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    (Original post by Fluffy)
    The shortest sentence in our language follows. Go!

    (I did a Reed 'Essentials of Business Grammar' course yesterday.)
    What's the difference between 'business grammar' and Standard English?
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    (Original post by Gimp)
    You need a subject and a verb for it to be a sentence. For example: Jesus wept; the shortest sentence in the Bible.
    Well, to be pedantic, you need a subject noun and a verb. It is also good style, where possible, to employ an object noun.

    For intance: "The chicken crossed the road".

    'The chicken' being the subject noun. The verb is the word 'crossed', and 'the road' is the object noun.
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    (Original post by edders)
    I insist that it isn't pedantic. We're not going to criticise - we're only to praise.
    Negative reinforcement can be just as influential as positive reinforcement you know (if not more so).
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    Great, now everybody is saying that they'll rep epople who use good grammar, i better try harder. Do people deserve no credit for explaining the rules of cricket in detail for no apparent reason?
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    (Original post by edders)
    I insist that it isn't pedantic. We're not going to criticise - we're only to praise.
    ahhh, isn't that nice?
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    (Original post by DazYa777)
    Accepted. It will be of paramount importance to construct and enhance grammatical sentences when expressing key points and to justify underlying meanings, IN EXAMINATIONS.


    damn i should have done a levels in essay subjects ;/
    No - you are a science-brain - you would not have done so well as you will do in the examinations you took.
 
 
 
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