RE: Let the grammar wars begin!

Subject: RE: Let the grammar wars begin!
From: "Barbara Vega" <BarbaraV -at- libertyims -dot- com>
To: "Paul Kretschmer" <Paul -dot- Kretschmer -at- YARDI -dot- com>, "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:18:08 -0700

Let's see...

1) Travelled or traveled, counselled, or counseled, levelled or leveled,

What else...

2) "Irregardless" is my old favorite and that of my mother who would
turn green if anyone said it.. "Irrespective!" or "Regardless!" God rest
my mom's soul...


3) "If I would have known," instead of "If I had known"

4) Using a 's for all plurals, instead of just for acronyms. (This is on
sign's everywhere - and you
even see it written on email's these day's now don't we.. - Since when
do we make plural's with an apostrophe and an "s"?

5) And yes, that preposition at the end of a sentence. Actually some of
this tolerable - for me anyway. ("What hotel are you staying in?") But
for God's sake, if I hear "Where is it AT?" one more time...

B Vega

-----Original Message-----
From: techwr-l-bounces+barbarav=libertyims -dot- com -at- lists -dot- On Behalf Of Paul

What are the best topics for starting grammar wars?

Just wondering...

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