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to want to scream patronage is not a verb

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activate Fri 10-Jun-11 21:49:31

it's a noun

no I haven't read the thread

but it keeps getting bumped

and yes this is a thread about a thread

so take me on - but I'll wanr you I have had a shit-awful week and I am up for it you bunch of barstewards!

meditrina Fri 10-Jun-11 21:53:05

I am feeling a bit wary of someone who has had such a bad week.

But there's a forum here called Pedants' Corner where those who are riled can commiserate together. And those who don't like grammar/spelling threads can easily hide the whole lot.

So I share your view, but think YABU to post here.

MrsLevinson Fri 10-Jun-11 21:54:00

I think this was pointed out to the OP in one if the first posts on that thread.

activate Fri 10-Jun-11 21:55:34

yeah IABU

sorry

meditrina Fri 10-Jun-11 21:58:25

Hope the scream helped though!

MrsLevinson Fri 10-Jun-11 21:59:02

smile

ZXEightyMum Fri 10-Jun-11 22:00:34

Have people been using it as a verb? How is that even possible? shock

One can't, unless <shudder> someone is "patronaging". But that wouldn't happen here.

activate Fri 10-Jun-11 22:04:39

you'd think so wouldn't you

unfortunately not

a typed scream is not quite as useful as a real one - but due to swelling around my mouth I can only whimper (and whinge DP would add)

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