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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 21st, 2019, 6:34 pm

Please don't do this,
and I mean on any thread. There's no purpose to these posts, and they just waste space.
There is a purpose to these posts. They help to provide for a more easily readable whatever-you're-reading, they show the writer what they need to work on to improve the readability of their writings, et cetera.
I think how easily you can fix it shows how readable it is

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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby Things2do » April 21st, 2019, 8:38 pm

Please don't do this,
and I mean on any thread. There's no purpose to these posts, and they just waste space.
There is a purpose to these posts. They help to provide for a more easily readable whatever-you're-reading, they show the writer what they need to work on to improve the readability of their writings, et cetera.
I think how easily you can fix it shows how readable it is.
Yes, it's "readable." However, the corrections make it even more so. Besides, how do you know how easily I can fix it?
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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 22nd, 2019, 12:58 pm

There is a purpose to these posts. They help to provide for a more easily readable whatever-you're-reading, they show the writer what they need to work on to improve the readability of their writings, et cetera.
I think how easily you can fix it shows how readable it is.
Yes, it's "readable." However, the corrections make it even more so. Besides, how do you know how easily I can fix it?
Putting punctuation outside quotation marks is more logical, no (unless it's included in the quote)?

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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby Tailsfan101 » April 22nd, 2019, 3:54 pm

I think how easily you can fix it shows how readable it is.
Yes, it's "readable." However, the corrections make it even more so. Besides, how do you know how easily I can fix it?
Putting punctuation outside quotation marks is more logical, no (unless it's included in the quote)?
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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby Things2do » April 22nd, 2019, 6:38 pm

Yes, it's "readable." However, the corrections make it even more so. Besides, how do you know how easily I can fix it?
Putting punctuation outside quotation marks is more logical, no (unless it's included in the quote)?
When Things2do gets caught making a grammatical error...
"Commas and periods always go inside the quotation marks." - https://www.grammarly.com/blog/quotation-marks/
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The New Webster's Grammar Guide
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When your signature exceeds the allotted 300 characters, you put it here...
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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby dxu46 » April 22nd, 2019, 6:41 pm

Putting punctuation outside quotation marks is more logical, no (unless it's included in the quote)?
When Things2do gets caught making a grammatical error...
"Commas and periods always go inside the quotation marks." - https://www.grammarly.com/blog/quotation-marks/
and
The New Webster's Grammar Guide
citing grammarly, that's a true scholar right there

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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby Things2do » April 22nd, 2019, 6:45 pm

When Things2do gets caught making a grammatical error...
"Commas and periods always go inside the quotation marks." - https://www.grammarly.com/blog/quotation-marks/
and
The New Webster's Grammar Guide
citing grammarly, that's a true scholar right there
I only used it for the direct quote. I listed a book, which I own, for the actual reference...
John 5:46-47
When your signature exceeds the allotted 300 characters, you put it here...
Is this where I put the Builder Cult?
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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 22nd, 2019, 7:11 pm

"Commas and periods always go inside the quotation marks." - https://www.grammarly.com/blog/quotation-marks/
and
The New Webster's Grammar Guide
citing grammarly, that's a true scholar right there
I only used it for the direct quote. I listed a book, which I own, for the actual reference...
You forget that I said "more logical".

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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby Things2do » April 22nd, 2019, 8:28 pm

citing grammarly, that's a true scholar right there
I only used it for the direct quote. I listed a book, which I own, for the actual reference...
You forget that I said "more logical."
I was referring to correctness, not logicality... Besides, that was also aimed at Tails' comment about erroneous grammar:
When Things2do gets caught making a grammatical error...
John 5:46-47
When your signature exceeds the allotted 300 characters, you put it here...
Is this where I put the Builder Cult?
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Re: Prescriptivists

Postby dxu46 » April 22nd, 2019, 8:34 pm

I only used it for the direct quote. I listed a book, which I own, for the actual reference...
You forget that I said "more logical."
I was referring to correctness, not logicality.... Besides, that was also aimed at Tails's comment about erroneous grammar:
When Things2do gets caught making a grammatical error...
If we're talking about correctness, we should start at the basics....


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