A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe

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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2008, 11:08:36 AM »
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2008, 06:01:20 PM »
Yeah, and while you're creating new threads, could you start one on the use of to, two and too and another one on your and you're?  Those are the errors repeated on this forum that most get under my skin.  But, checking spelling and grammar is not why I come here.

Methinks Raoul has too much time on his hands in [cue music, please] Oklahoma.
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2008, 04:39:46 AM »
I'm sure it's its that's caused Raoul's distress.

Ruth, your issue is that you're annoyed because there are two too many ways to spell to.

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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2008, 01:37:15 PM »
Escaped Lunatic, "Your write!!"  ahahahahah
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #19 on: July 07, 2008, 08:49:05 AM »
There their they're, kids, don't get upset.  bpbpbpbpbp
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #20 on: July 07, 2008, 06:43:24 PM »
no, There, they're their kids, don,t be upset bfbfbfbfbf

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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #21 on: July 07, 2008, 07:57:16 PM »
iM s'o happie this thred gaht start'ed !
something with upside down question marks, accents under "c" and prolific punctuation will do

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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2008, 02:31:40 PM »
If I can skip the current pun-ishment, I've got my own peeve along these lines...

A southern gentleman might address a group of people as y'll, being short for you all, or all of you.

A redneck will use y'all to address a single person (perhaps short for "yep, I'm too dumb to know singular from plural).   llllllllll
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #23 on: July 08, 2008, 11:09:56 PM »
But the redneck is refering to you, yourself, and you when he says "y'all".
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #24 on: July 09, 2008, 12:27:26 AM »
I get a real chuckle ahahahahah outa this thread.  It's a good change from the usually wrangling and other stuff we usually wank about.....

Way to go Raoul !~! agagagagag

Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #25 on: July 09, 2008, 12:49:48 AM »
Escaped Lunatic, would you prefer a Pittsburghese version for you (pl.): "Yinz"
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #26 on: July 09, 2008, 01:37:44 AM »
Never heard that one, China-matt. When we were kids we used to say 'youse', as in "Youse guys wanna come out and play?"  My mother (the school teacher) beat it out of me   cbcbcbcbcb  Okay, I made up the 'beat' part.  Let's say nagged and corrected it out of me.
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #27 on: July 09, 2008, 04:52:50 AM »
Yinz???  Wo bu ming bai.

Youse.  Ming bai.
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #28 on: July 09, 2008, 02:59:40 PM »
when does the punch line come?
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Re: A Resource for English Teachers: How to Use a F@%king Apostrophe
« Reply #29 on: July 09, 2008, 03:53:14 PM »
Yinz gotta try this one. Could be a good lesson the next time a student brings up "standard" English accents.
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