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I Hate Pronoun Abuse

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    What Is "It?"

    Pronouns are supposed to be used when you know what noun it's referring to.  You have to use a noun before you use a pronoun.  For example, you could say, "I like pie.  It tastes good."  Here, it refers to pie.  We know this because pie was the...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 7 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    Myself As the Subject of a Sentence!

    I hate pronoun abuse. I mean I really hate it. Ever since my freshman year of high school when Mr. Mann drilled into our heads the proper usage of me, I and myself I've been a stickler for using these words correctly. Now, I'm a school teacher and I work with the worst offenders...
    annray annray 46-50 Sep 26, 2009

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    ******* pieces of ****!!!!!!!!!! How the hell can you do that to a child!?
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