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08-01-2014, 07:02 AM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
(07-01-2014 07:28 PM)Lightvader Wrote:  Why do so many people have difficulties with i.e and e.g?
I searched it years ago and still remember it.
I.e.=in other words
example
he is as smart as a donkey,i.e. He isnt verry smart
e.g= example
i like tarty fruit e.g lemons,oranges,ect.



Learn it.remember it. Use it

And why is 'etc.' so hard? It is the abbreviation of 'et cetera'. Tongue

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08-01-2014, 07:19 AM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
(08-01-2014 07:02 AM)Chas Wrote:  
(07-01-2014 07:28 PM)Lightvader Wrote:  Why do so many people have difficulties with i.e and e.g?
I searched it years ago and still remember it.
I.e.=in other words
example
he is as smart as a donkey,i.e. He isnt verry smart
e.g= example
i like tarty fruit e.g lemons,oranges,ect.



Learn it.remember it. Use it

And why is 'etc.' so hard? It is the abbreviation of 'et cetera'. Tongue

its a spelling mistake,not a grammar mistake

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08-01-2014, 07:22 AM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
Is it possible that I can't open it because I don't live in the USA?

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08-01-2014, 08:08 AM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
Nope,maybe you need to try a diff browser,or enable jave ar shit. I couldnt do it on mobile,so i used my pc

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08-01-2014, 08:14 AM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
(08-01-2014 08:08 AM)Lightvader Wrote:  Nope,maybe you need to try a diff browser,or enable jave ar shit. I couldnt do it on mobile,so i used my pc

I tried IE, Firefox and Chrome Dodgy

And java is enabled.

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08-01-2014, 08:35 AM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
Then i have no idea....

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08-01-2014, 10:25 AM
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08-01-2014, 10:41 AM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
(08-01-2014 07:02 AM)Chas Wrote:  And why is 'etc.' so hard? It is the abbreviation of 'et cetera'. Tongue

I confuse etc. with et al.

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08-01-2014, 12:29 PM
RE: Grammatically Speaking: for all my grammar nazi's
I get a blank page when I open the link. How annoying. Sad

ETA: Got it! I didn't realise i had to delete the "m." from the link.
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08-01-2014, 12:31 PM
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Same here
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