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In the middle of reading this, flipping around, in the back there is a usage section and there are word pairs that get confused:

  • naval, navel - What? Come on...
  • miner, minor - You gotta be kidding me.
  • ordinance, ordnance - I kind of get this.
  • straight, strait - That's it, I am outta here.

Am I overreacting? 

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3 hours ago, nevets88 said:

In the middle of reading this, flipping around, in the back there is a usage section and there are word pairs that get confused:

  • naval, navel - What? Come on...
  • miner, minor - You gotta be kidding me.
  • ordinance, ordnance - I kind of get this.
  • straight, strait - That's it, I am outta here.

Am I overreacting? 

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Those aren’t usage issues, they’re more spelling errors.

When I think common usage errors, I think there/their/they’re, to/too, and you’re/your...

Like you, I would’ve hoped that a book on syntax would have recognized that.

 

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2 hours ago, David in FL said:

there/their/they’re, to/too, and you’re/your...

It’s unbelievable how often I get notes from school  teachers that have those errors. 

‘Please be sure to sign the waiver if your going on the field trip.’

’Their all looking forward to it.’

😒

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Good lord, I almost added a golf post to my status report. Good thing my buddy stopped me from posting that along with this...

27 minutes ago, Lihu said:

You quoted before I edited. What’s funny is I changed it to 0.4 from1.4 in the first place 🤪

And after I edited the first time 

I added this here, because it's also a really dumb thing. Last time I try to write a report and blog at the same time, and thank goodness for "zoom" screen share. 🙈

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Recently saw an ad for a local supermarket's "Big Seafood Sale". They had an incredible special on MAIN lobster tails! I never knew that there was one main lobster in the sea that provided all the lobster tails! 

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Asinine, debaucheries. I had to Urban Dictionary porg. Everything cute is debauched, huh?

 

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12 minutes ago, Warren Zevon said:

Brie Larson was good, too.   She’s got a lot of charm.   Since she may be one of the big guns in the Marvel Universe going forward, it’ll be nice to see how they flush out her character

Pretty sure he means "flesh out." 🙂

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In the local paper today it was written that the YSU Ladies golf team was leading a tourney in Florida. it was written that they had a "9 streak" lead on the second place team! 

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On 2/14/2019 at 5:14 PM, nevets88 said:

Asinine, debaucheries. I had to Urban Dictionary porg. Everything cute is debauched, huh?

 

I'm sorry, but anyone going by the handle Woken Peta, absolutely CANNOT be taken seriously! 

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17 minutes ago, colin007 said:

100 yards, 3/4 knockdown bitching wedge

I don't have a bitching wedge. I wonder if I should look into getting one to fill out my set. :-P

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15 hours ago, DeadMan said:

I don't have a bitching wedge. I wonder if I should look into getting one to fill out my set. :-P

Lol I wrote it on purpose, 'cuz I'm totally bitching...

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One of the teachers at school has a poster that states that punctuation is important.

 

Let's eat Grandpa!

Let's eat, Grandpa!

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Local online paper wrote a good story about a state wrestling champ being a good golfer.  

Polar opposites: Three-time state wrestling champ is also top golfer

This was my response to the writer of the article:

"An 18-hour round can take up to five hours to play -- providing you're lucky" (note actual quote) 

Good article. It's nice to highlight something positive in the area. 

That being said, the reality is that a 5 hour round is sad. With the new rule changes in place a foursome should be able to compete in much less time that that.

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