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Honestly, to all intensive purposes you will thank me for this one day

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MutePoint Wed 08-Mar-17 08:45:42

I'm in no position to join the grammar police but some MNetters might be grateful to learn that

all intensive purposes should actually be: all intents and purposes

per say should be: per se

mute point should be: moot point

Saucery Wed 08-Mar-17 08:47:03

Good try, but they won't listen sad

Gaaaah Wed 08-Mar-17 08:47:40

It's been done to death....

PhilODox Wed 08-Mar-17 08:48:02

Ahem. You should of known it's the grammer police!


HakeLively Wed 08-Mar-17 08:48:28

I'm on tenderhooks waiting to hear the rest of this wink grin

PhilODox Wed 08-Mar-17 08:48:29

So loose the attitude!


Schwifty Wed 08-Mar-17 08:48:43


Giraffesaretootall Wed 08-Mar-17 08:49:18

Those who care, care. Those who don't really don't. You won't change anyone's view imo.

hilbil21 Wed 08-Mar-17 08:49:23

When people write on route it drives me potty!

MutePoint Wed 08-Mar-17 08:49:30

Then we need to keep plugging away!

MatildaTheCat Wed 08-Mar-17 08:50:13

I know. I can't bare it.

StealthPolarBear Wed 08-Mar-17 08:50:16

On root = en route
wallah = voila
Chester draws = chest of drawers

Whywonttheyletmeusemyusername Wed 08-Mar-17 08:51:18

Your an angle for pointing out there mistakes !!! <that hurt so much> !!!!

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Wed 08-Mar-17 08:51:23

Ahem. You should of known it's the grammer police!

Grammar is the correct spelling bleaches eyes at use of 'of'

StealthPolarBear Wed 08-Mar-17 08:51:34

Phil we have loosed the loose/lose battle. That went ages ago. They may now be used interchangeably.

StealthPolarBear Wed 08-Mar-17 08:52:25

Li via I suspect that was deliberate after a very amusing post a while back

MutePoint Wed 08-Mar-17 08:53:31

"Here here" should be "hear, hear"

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Wed 08-Mar-17 08:53:41

Ah okay - sorry about that blush

I didn't know it was a reference to a pacific thread grin

WingMirrorSpider Wed 08-Mar-17 08:53:59

Common, let's reign it in a bit.

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Wed 08-Mar-17 08:54:13

Defiantly need to think before posting grin

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Wed 08-Mar-17 08:54:36

So do we think children should wear reigns?

StealthPolarBear Wed 08-Mar-17 08:55:01

Oh yes that pacific thread had us all roleing round laughing

angieloumc Wed 08-Mar-17 08:55:13

I 'would of' put this thread up myself if I'd thought of it 😂

Chopchopbusybusy Wed 08-Mar-17 08:55:26

It's defiantly grammer.

PutThatPomBearBack Wed 08-Mar-17 08:55:34

Who gives a shit = who giveth thy shit

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