proper punctuation

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  1. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

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    Alex, was that a throughbred horse or just a plow horse?

    I don't know Jack about horses.
     
  2. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I'm bigger on usage than I am on spelling. As a little kid in school I was asked by the teacher to use the word "fascinate" in a sentence. I said, " I once had nine buttons on my pants but I could only fascinate."
     
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  3. David Loy

    David Loy Senior Moment

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    Exactly, verbatim from wiki.
    Spelling is equal to punctuation in my book. I'm iffy on helping Jack off a horse, in any sense. However, some day I'd like to meet Jim, but I never want to meat him.
     
  4. steelydan

    steelydan Newb seeking wisdom

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    Their really isn't enough information to no weather they're horse was in their coral or was scene in there pasture.
     
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  5. Olive bugger

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    YES THEIR IS.
     
  6. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I can't believe I read all of this dribble. You all ought to put your fingers to better use. Like wrapped around the grip of your fly rod and see if you all remember how to fly fish. We all know that you all know how to sling the shit.
     
  7. Lugan

    Lugan Joe Streamer

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    It's "drivel", Jim. Dribble is the opaque fluid leaking out of the corners of your mouth as you age.
     
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  8. Lugan

    Lugan Joe Streamer

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    my favorite posts are the ones where the poster powers through a half dozen or more sentences all in one unending stream of uncapitalized and unpunctuated characters mispelling ever fifth werd its almost like the guy is on crack no wait maybe meth or maybe just brain damaged whatever the case he also usually throws in an lol almost like hes laughing at himself then again maybe hes in his own world i dont know i just ignore those posts lol
     
  9. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I wrote it in a hurry. I'm still having Hospital lag.
     
  10. Gary Knowels

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    I think the [citation needed] gives it away....

    Sent from my HTC_Amaze_4G
     
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  11. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Reminds me of the old saw about the elementary school kid who asks his teacher "Mrs. Perkins, what does 'jerkin off' mean?"

    Seriously taken aback and after much spluttering, Mrs. Perkins finally is able to ask, "Why do you ask that, William?"

    William responds, "Well, in that novel about medieval England we're reading, it says that the Count rode through the bad storm, was thoroughly drenched, entered the house and 'tore his cap and jerkin off.' "

    Jerkin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerkin_(garment)

    Yeah, I know, a pretty long way to go for a lame joke! :oops:
     
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  12. Old Man

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    Fixed it for you.

    Coral is something you find in salt water. A corral is used to keep four legged animals in
     
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    Personally, it doesn't bother me on a forum unless there's an enfilade of run-on sentences and spelling errors. I know most of the rules, but I'm no grammarian. It's journalists who piss me off, especially these ultra-enlightened ivy league elitists, who think their vocabularies and gravitas are too profound for our little brains. They analyze like Einstein and write like Proust. Right. So I get a kick out of all the misuse of words and grammar errors I see from them these days.
     
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    Considering the new mode of communication includes the use of abbreviations more than words, spelling has gone the way of the metal, telescoping fly rod.

    I don't give a damn how you spell words... if I understand what you're trying to say, close enough for me.
     
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    the only thing this thread is missing is the mention of beads and bobbers:)
     
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    And you had to bring it up.
     
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  17. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    Deer season hurtles down upon me, like the unseen meteor of the Cretaceous. I scout; I shoot daily; I plan. and I scout some more. I sharpen the broadheads once again, and scout. Fish?? Who has time to fish?
     
  18. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Life isn't all about shootin' things, even though I like to shoot things myself. Go steelhead fishing, that should change your mind
     
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    sounds like you are angry with these elitists
     
  20. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    Ya know, I really don't like eating fish all that much (thank God for C&R!!). Red meat now, that's what's for dinner! Can't let the freezer get too low:eek:
     

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