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a joke for pedants

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BeCool Thu 12-Sep-13 14:54:19

Q: How do you console someone with
bad grammar skills?

A: There, their, they're.

AViewfromtheFridge Thu 12-Sep-13 15:03:24

Ha! I just actually laughed out loud!

BeCool Thu 12-Sep-13 15:13:41

Me too, as did my FirstClassPedantColleague.
Which is why I had to share. grin

TallulahBetty Thu 12-Sep-13 17:25:03


HeartsTrumpDiamonds Thu 12-Sep-13 17:26:06

Love it!

TheContrastofWhiteonWhite Thu 12-Sep-13 17:26:56


streakybacon Fri 13-Sep-13 07:09:25


MinnieBar Fri 13-Sep-13 07:19:52

The past, the present and the future walked into a bar.

It was tense.

BeCool Fri 13-Sep-13 11:29:11

Minnie grin

Primrose123 Fri 13-Sep-13 11:30:33

I like that one. grin

BIWI Fri 13-Sep-13 11:31:27


MrsJaqenHgar Fri 13-Sep-13 11:34:57

A fellow Popbitch subscriber grin

BeCool Fri 13-Sep-13 12:21:05

is there a handshake? wink

Cooroo Sat 14-Sep-13 20:21:46

Laughs all around. Thanks!

Hassled Sat 14-Sep-13 20:22:37

Ha grin!

PasswordProtected Mon 16-Sep-13 22:46:51


nonmifairidere Tue 17-Sep-13 19:01:08

Pedantry and laughs - heaven.

Jeremiad Tue 17-Sep-13 19:02:59

Q. Who started the Pedants' Revolt?

A. Which Tyler.

BeCool Wed 18-Sep-13 10:41:01

(I confess I had to google that one to get it Jeremiad)

sneezecakesmum Fri 20-Sep-13 20:23:13

grin to all 3

no need here for google smug bitch grin grin grin

edam Sun 22-Sep-13 23:39:54

How many pedants does it take to change a light bulb?

Three. One to change it, one to complain about a spelling error on the box it came in, and one to check the dictionary (lightbulb or light bulb?)!

neiljames77 Tue 10-Jun-14 16:28:32

I'd like to sincerely thank everyone who took the time to help me to understand the definition of the word multitude......... It means a lot.

DadDadDad Tue 10-Jun-14 22:44:39

Neil - you've just reminded me: I caught my children looking through the "S" section of the dictionary....



I think they're up to something.

neiljames77 Wed 11-Jun-14 05:37:07

No. You've lost me. At the risk of sounding like a tit, is it Morse code or something? Even if it is, it'll still need explaining to me. blush

Optimist1 Wed 11-Jun-14 07:16:27

Some little gems there - thanks all!

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