[aur-general] delete request
foutrelis at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 14:22:24 EST 2011
On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
> Peter Lewis wrote:
>> > Sleep? What is this "sleep" you speak of?
>> Where's Xyne when you need him?
>> I think you mean "sleep of which you speak" ;-P
> Meh, I disagree with the rule not to end sentences with a preposition.
> Sometimes it's just the most natural way to phrase it. Afaik, it only gained
> acceptance due to its use as a shibboleth. I wouldn't be surprised if it were
> dreamt up by the same Latin grammarians who decided that "to" is part of the
> verb's infinitive and thus should never be split from it. If I ever find their
> graves, I intend *to gladly spit* on them.
> The only "grammatical error" that annoys me is when people use "and I" when it
> should be "and me", and that's only because they are actively trying to speak
> "correctly" and yet failing miserably.
> "I went to the store." -> "My friend and I went to the store."
> "The owner threw me out." -> "The owner threw my friend and me out."
> "The owner threw I out." FAIL
> "The owner threw my friend and I out." Same thing. FAIL.
> Hypercorrectionism ftl.
> *heads off to get his Grammar Nazi promotion*
lol u mad bro
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