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HamletSr



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 4:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Major Tom, what does hypercorrection mean?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 4:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

it's when people go out of their way to misuse a commonly misused word (such as "whom") in an attempt to use it correctly to sound intelligenter.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Major Tom wrote:
it's when people go out of their way to misuse a commonly misused word (such as "whom") in an attempt to use it correctly to sound intelligenter.


I wasn't trying to sound intelligenter. I just misused a word. <3 the more you know graphic.

Shoo! Shoo! Out ye grammar nazis!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

nonono, you need help.

you're in denial.


STOP NOW, BEFORE YOU BULLSHIT AGAIN!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This word
Quote:
hypercorrection

with this word
Quote:
intelligenter


make a funny sentence.

"I hate it when people are always hypercorrecting and trying to be intelligenter than everybody!"
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

IS "RIDICULATION" TOO STRONG OF A WORD FOR YOU?
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San Padrone



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can make another sentence if you like.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WheelsOfConfusion wrote:
IS "RIDICULATION" TOO STRONG OF A WORD FOR YOU?


I wish I could remember when that started. It was dd who coined the phrase, yes?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kilgore wrote:
WheelsOfConfusion wrote:
IS "RIDICULATION" TOO STRONG OF A WORD FOR YOU?


I wish I could remember when that started. It was dd who coined the phrase, yes?


No, Digi isn't a mongoloid. Pimp said it a little after Frisby asked if he was an ESL. Honestly that entire thread is full of Pimp comedy gold.

I miss him.
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The Victim Here



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Weren't you one of the many who chased him out?
Or did he chase himself out?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sure, but I didn't want him to leave permanently, he was funny.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Funny in the way that Sam makes me laugh tears, or funny in a train wreck kinda way?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sam wrote:
Lots of informational stuff...


= <3

Also, I wish McCain had won the primaries back in 2000. I generally lean more democratic, but I would've voted for him in an instance.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 1:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Victim Here wrote:
Funny in the way that Sam makes me laugh tears, or funny in a train wreck kinda way?


Uh, bash.org funny. Were you not around when Pimp was?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Victim Here wrote:
Weren't you one of the many who chased him out?
Or did he chase himself out?


He kinda went down in flames when people found out that he was threatening to put me in the hospital if he ever met me in person because I asked him if english was his first language.
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