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zorro (3)



Joined: 17 Jan 2007
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2007 12:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

have a look at your other posts with stephen jones. can you not remember reading people's posts and then spotting a mistake and commenting on it in a round about way? maybe you didn't but that was the general feeling I had, but I could be wrong.

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my contributions on this website would blur the boundaries of traditional written english and spoken english.


They certainly would/do.


be fair. that was taken out of context, the same as the following where you have no capital letter.

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why do you use punctuation (characteristic of most written interactions)?


i guess it's simply a matter of pressing one key at a time rather than holding shift and then pressing a key to get a capital letter. practical reasons.

this is boring now.
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metal56



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2007 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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have a look at your other posts with stephen jones. can you not remember reading people's posts and then spotting a mistake and commenting on it in a round about way?


Hmm.
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