The Raising Standards Thread

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Re: The Raising Standards Thread

Post by RockStock » Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:59 pm

Blatant apostrophe abuse from one of our regular contributors...[3 dots] what exactly belongs to the hammock's?
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Post by Dai » Thu Jan 23, 2014 2:28 pm

Good to see you have found your natural environment on the forum, looking forward to seeing how your build progresses. :lol:
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Post by clymoj » Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:00 pm

RockStock wrote:Blatant apostrophe abuse from one of our regular contributors...[3 dots] what exactly belongs to the hammock's?
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The hammock's what? :wink:

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Re: The Raising Standards Thread

Post by RockStock » Thu May 29, 2014 11:14 am

You will need Google Translate.
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Re: The Raising Standards Thread

Post by gypsy » Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:56 pm

When people say the letter o in a telephone number instead of zero, ones a letter the other is a number you dont say I for the number one.

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Post by type21f » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:46 am

gypsy wrote:When people say the letter o in a telephone number instead of zero, ones a letter the other is a number you dont say I for the number one.
Lots of discussion on this..
about differences between English and American..
Paraphrased..
"American speakers use zero in both conversation and writing. When reciting a string of numbers only, it is acceptable and common for an American to pronounce zero as "oh". But when reciting a string that mixes characters and numbers, it becomes necessary to differentiate between "oh" and zero.
In British English, zero is normally used only in scientific writing. In conversation, British speakers usually say "nought", or to a lesser degree, "oh".
Zero is a little bit longer to pronounce, hence the "oh". American speakers usually pronounce one 'oh' one, though that doesn't make it anymore correct than one zero one or one-hundred and one even.
It also tends to be a little more trendy and/or less formal to use 'oh' (Hawaii Five-Oh for example)."
I have never managed to understand and have eventually ceased caring.

I am now trying to teach myself the International Phonetic Alphabet and posh speak!

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Re: The Raising Standards Thread

Post by gypsy » Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:56 am

Lots of discussion on this..
about differences between English and American..

Ive got myself in a few binds with the nuances between "English and American", that time in Texas when I asked a group of rednecks if "I could bum a fag", or a time in Miami when some bloke complimented me on the size of my girlfriends fanny. You can get trim you fanny work out tapes in wall mart i've been told.

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Post by jayvanman » Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:53 pm

I wanted to share the one about grammar I heard recently, so apologies to whom it may offend.

"Good grammar, the difference between knowing your s**t and knowing you're s**t" :D

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Re: The Raising Standards Thread

Post by type21f » Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:58 pm

....but I'll say it anyway...!

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Post by jayvanman » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:21 am

type21f wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:58 pm
....but I'll say it anyway...!

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Post by type21f » Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:38 am

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