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Torox Torox 26-30, M 17 Answers Dec 3, 2012 in Education

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Do not put statements in the negative form.<br />
And don't start sentences with a conjunction.<br />
If you reread your work, you will find on rereading that a<br />
great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing.<br />
Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do.<br />
Unqualified superlatives are the worst of all.<br />
De-accession euphemisms.<br />
If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is.<br />
Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky.<br />
Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.<br />
~William Safire, "Great Rules of Writing"

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Wow why don't you tell us how you really feel about it? lol

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And this is something up with which I will not put.

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Haha I love it.

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Not nearly as much as a posted question - that doesn't make ANY SENSE AT ALL!!!.. oh lost my cool - sorry I didn't mean to yell

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Hahaha

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Know its doent

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YES. It irritates the ******* hell out of me.

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If it comes from someone who is supposed to be at least semi-educated, yes. If it's just evidence of a dialect, or slang, or English as someone's second language, then not much.

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It does when i get the perception that the person doing it is only doing it thinking that they are being cool by doing it.

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Not particularly, as I would be a hypocrite for judging. I couldn't construct a proper sentence on purpose if you paid me, they tend to be freak happenstances.

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No. Irresponsible teachers do!

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I always notice but since I am an incredibly lazy spell-checker, I don't feel that I have the right to correct anyone else's grammar.

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If u can'r beat 'em join 'em

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DK whts IRL nvr *** xoss that b4

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My nose started bleeding after I read that comment.

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Now if I only knew what I had said in that reply

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LOL

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No, it does not. I am not good at understanding text icons at times. I hate myself for that. I am not hip I guess.

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First world problems....

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