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Sell Vs Sale: seriously guys??

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by jspadaro, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. jspadaro

    jspadaro [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just a point of grammar that nobody will read:

    SELL - Verb. Selling something. I'm going to sell my truck.

    SALE - Noun. My truck is for sale.

    I have seen people say "I'm going to sale this" and "This is for sell" so often, it's driving me nuts. The most awesome thing is that some folks are getting this exactly backwards. Cmon, people!
     
  2. BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    pyroskier A country boy can survive

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    I think your just to worried about people's grammar. There just ignorant... :D
     
  4. Dark_Taco

    Dark_Taco Feed him a hammer, he'd crap out nails.

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    I'm not buying it.
     
  5. BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    isu2014 RAT Products

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    Lose vs loose. Everyone puts loose for lose and it annoys me since I then read it as "loose".

    I loose gas milage in winter <-- Sounds dumb.
     
  8. Rich91710

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    Same thing with the misuse of "literally"

    The word means "In a literal sense: Actually happened"

    "My head literally exploded" is not proper use of the word, because if your head literally exploded, you would not be alive to write the sentence.

    "My head practically exploded" or "My head figuratively exploded" are appropriate.
     
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    With the typical level of grammatical proficiency displayed on this site, would it be perhaps too much to ask that members need to over work HS educations to get their skills up to a level that would please you?
     
  11. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    this
     
  12. jtav2002

    jtav2002 Kenny Fuckin Powers

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    I've noticed it as well. I just assume a chunk of TW is developmentally challenged and move on.
     
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    I could say something here.....but I'll let it go:D
     
  14. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    We could just not allow anyone to join that scores in the "retard" range on the ACT/SAT.:D
     
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    jtav2002 Kenny Fuckin Powers

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    But what fun is that lol.
     
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    Then Chris 4x4 couldn't be here, nor .....wait, fuck.....I can think of a whole bunch of people......better not get into it....gonna cause a real shitstorm:D
     
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    i can not stand when people say "anyways" it is technically "ANYWAY" with no 'S' on the end. listen to people, including yourself talk. you will be amazed at how many people say it wrong
     
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    The final comma is correct but optional when there are more than two items in the list.

    "Tacomaworld, and ToyotaNation are two forums" is not correct
    "Tacomaworld, Tundrasolutions, and ToyotaNation are three forums"
    "Tacomaworld, Tundrasolutions and ToyotaNation are three forums" are both correct, but the former is more frequently used.
     
  19. BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    milk, melk.

    bag, beg.
     
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    *incorrectly :D
     
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