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cbeebies 'more or less legs'?!

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wotnopulling Fri 15-Aug-08 16:54:52

is there really not a single person involved in the production of this channel who knows the difference between countable and uncountable nouns?
i have complained.
hurumph.

LippyGobshite Fri 15-Aug-08 16:57:03

I've just emailed a website concerned with learning difficulties about the use of correct grammar being essential to its users. It was an apostrophe issue. I was remarkable restrained as I called them all fuckers but not cnuts.

bottersnike Fri 15-Aug-08 16:58:52

What a relief, it wasn't just me shouting at the television!

wotnopulling Fri 15-Aug-08 20:10:15

shouting while trying to explain the point to dd1 who is approaching three...hmm

AnybodyHomeMcFly Fri 15-Aug-08 20:13:39

Ooh ooh Starfucks gets me every time with their "Think of the environment, use less napkins"
FEWER!!!! AAAARGHHHH!!!
Ooops, ahem, still at least I am among friends here....

wotnopulling Fri 15-Aug-08 20:33:53

aaaaaaargh no don't tell me! now i'm annoyed and i never go to starbucks!

flimflammum Fri 15-Aug-08 20:38:17

And isn't Waitrose the only supermarket that says '10 items or fewer' instead of '10 items or less'?

Yes, yes, I know you shouldn't start a paragraph with And

jura Sat 16-Aug-08 11:42:09

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

squeaver Sat 16-Aug-08 11:47:23

AAGH! The wrong use of "less" annoys me as much as "literally".

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