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Excellent double grammar failure today...

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WilfSell Wed 06-Aug-08 21:52:09

In a hospital. The sign:

"This area is only for babie's"

Habbibu Wed 06-Aug-08 21:54:15

And dangerous, surely? What are the parents supposed to do - drop them into "the area" and stand back? Tsk.

Hassled Wed 06-Aug-08 21:54:55

Marvellous In fairness they're probably too busy catching rats to bother with accuracy.

(Actually it can't even be true, can it? Are these babies completely unsupervised?)

Quattrocento Wed 06-Aug-08 21:55:58

Horrible sign

Are you getting worried about past participles at all? I feel there is a worrying trend to avoid using them properly. It's one of my preoccupations.

Habbibu Wed 06-Aug-08 21:59:55

Quattro, if you tell us that it's keeping you awake at night, I swear I will out you as Giles Coren.

onebatmother Wed 06-Aug-08 22:03:48

is for babys' only, shurely?

Quattrocento Wed 06-Aug-08 22:06:25

LOL Not keeping me awake exactly more a lingering sense of unease ...

Habbibu Wed 06-Aug-08 22:11:05

What's upsetting you, Quattro?

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