MNHQ little grammar error....

(29 Posts)
nickelbabe Fri 11-Jan-13 14:35:20

Whilst I think it's wonderful that the messages on deleted threads are funny,

this is not English:

"Message from MNHQ: Deleted for possible breaking all the rules, but mainly for speculation, goading and trollery."

"possibly breaking" or "possible breaking of" or "breaking of all possible rules"

thanks.

(mainly just wanted to show what a funny note it was)

Trills Tue 15-Jan-13 20:46:39

Trollery is a word.

It's a very new word, but it is a word.

Helen is a pedant when it comes to words being used incorrectly.

Trollery was being used perfectly correctly there - and when a word is as new as that you have to allow people some leeway while its precise meaning and correct usage settles down.

nickelbabe Thu 17-Jan-13 13:36:35

i love the latest one:

Thread deleted for hmm reasons.

grin

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Sat 19-Jan-13 00:27:27

Another cracker inthe "it's not cricket...Enjoy the Craic" one.

Nice work, MNHQ

KateSMumsnet (MNHQ) Sat 19-Jan-13 15:34:13

<bows and takes Olivia's credit>

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