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Old 10-04-2011, 08:04 PM   #91
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People who say "I myself,..."

What's with the "myself" is it possible to be "I someone else"?
Are you schizophrenic?
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Old 10-04-2011, 10:49 PM   #92
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Are you schizophrenic?
The Doctor tried to tell me I am, but I told her; "I am not, and neither are we!"
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Old 10-04-2011, 11:51 PM   #93
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One of the most annoying things I frequently hear is the word OFTEN pronounced as OFF-TEN. The word is pronounced OFF-EN. It has a silent T, just like listen, fasten, and soften! Would you go to the grocery store and ask for fabric SOF-TENNER?
The T's aren't silent in Montana.
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Old 10-05-2011, 04:41 AM   #94
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I could give you the link, but there is a lot of extraneous matter to wade through.
Thanks Alix! I found the link (I love extraneous matter!). Lol! I am fascinated by language, so it was fun to read!
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Old 10-05-2011, 04:16 PM   #95
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This got me thinking. It depends on in what context I use the word on how I use it. Examples- "I ofen think of you" "How often do you come here?". I have no clue why I do this.
Now that's crazy....lol. I think I'm just going to keep saying ofTen. I don't say that often anyway....
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Old 10-05-2011, 04:23 PM   #96
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The "WASSSSUP" thing wore me out for awhile when it was at it's peak.
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Old 10-05-2011, 06:38 PM   #97
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The Doctor tried to tell me I am, but I told her; "I am not, and neither are we!"
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:20 PM   #98
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I find it annoying when distance is expressed in time.

It's only five minutes from here.

Also "chimbley"
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:29 PM   #99
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I find it annoying when distance is expressed in time.

It's only five minutes from here.

Also "chimbley"
Reminded me of another pet-peeve. "40 mile an hour". When it is plural , more then one mile then it is MILES!!
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Reminded me of another pet-peeve. "40 mile an hour". When it is plural , more then one mile then it is MILES!!
That is right up there with a child that is "one years old!"
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