Search found 2815 matches

by gdwdwrkr
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Two different countries
Replies: 11
Views: 4505

Re: Two different countries

Your having written, "I would like to thank you...", in the context of your focus on grammatical sense, prompted me to encourage you to do that which you would like to do.
Of course to most, your writing that you'd like to thank others is the same as your actually thanking them.
by gdwdwrkr
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Happy Christmas!
Replies: 14
Views: 6416

Re: Happy Christmas!

Beautiful tree-structure! (What species?)
Nadolig Llawen!
by gdwdwrkr
Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Two different countries
Replies: 11
Views: 4505

Re: Two different countries

Stevenloan wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:50 pm
I would like to thank you all very very much for your answers.

StevenLoan
Go ahead.
by gdwdwrkr
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Two different countries
Replies: 11
Views: 4505

Re: Two different countries

A DNA-project?
by gdwdwrkr
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: calling
Replies: 5
Views: 3201

Re: calling

Amen, tony h,
and the ellipsis-explanation gets my vote.
by gdwdwrkr
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: than you made it
Replies: 10
Views: 4169

Re: than you made it

BonnieL wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:52 pm
My husband is my editor & he would never say he made the story better!
But as your husband, he must!
by gdwdwrkr
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: than you made it
Replies: 10
Views: 4169

Re: than you made it

a) I modified a few little things in the story and made it a much better story than that which you'd written. b. I added a few things to the machine and now it is a better machine than that which you'd made. If I were to use the last three words of your sentences, BonnieL, I'd hyphenate them to "wha...
by gdwdwrkr
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: than you made it
Replies: 10
Views: 4169

Re: than you made it

a. I modified a few little things in that story and made it a much better story than it had been as you had written it.

b. I added a few things to that machine and now it is a better machine than it had been as you had made it.
by gdwdwrkr
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Answer
Replies: 6
Views: 3809

Re: Answer

The sentence amhugeuous.
by gdwdwrkr
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: 2018 Word of the Year
Replies: 4
Views: 4037

Re: 2018 Word of the Year

That's how I see it.
by gdwdwrkr
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: 2018 Word of the Year
Replies: 4
Views: 4037

Re: 2018 Word of the Year

Lord give us wisdom by which we differentiate between mis- and disinformation.
by gdwdwrkr
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: a message to call your Mom
Replies: 11
Views: 4664

Re: a message to call your Mom

An ellipse.
My young nephew called an ellipse "Annie lips".
Call your Mom.
by gdwdwrkr
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Cheers
Replies: 4
Views: 3243

Re: Cheers

Hi Stevenloan,
What was A's response when B said "cheers" to him?
by gdwdwrkr
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: a message to call your Mom
Replies: 11
Views: 4664

Re: a message to call your Mom

Thank you Phil.
by gdwdwrkr
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: a message to call your Mom
Replies: 11
Views: 4664

Re: a message to call your Mom

Phil, what is elliptical, and are there any other geometry-terms used to describe expressions?
Of course, anything one can write is "grammatical"; I guess "grammatical" means "grammatically-correct".