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charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Sat Dec 24 15:19:22 MST 2005
On Sat, Dec 24, 2005 at 04:06:56PM -0600, Michael Halcrow wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 24, 2005 at 08:04:50AM -0700, Hans Fugal wrote:
> > Some more than others, and some tolerate it more than others (hence
> > the grammar nazi flamewars).
> I cannot parse this pathetic excuse for a sentence, Hans.
> Whenever you have a comma followed by a conjunction, you must have a
> complete sentence on each side. That means you need a noun and a
> verb. Sometimes the noun may be implicit, but it is very rarely the
> case that the verb is implicit. I cannot find the verb in the
> fragment, ``Some more than others.'' In addition, your copious use of
> parentheses is quite distracting. Furthermore, since ``nazi'' is a
> proper noun, is should definitely be capitalized.
Obviously it was getting to you more than you knew.
> I just can't handle it all.
(Hmmm, a sentence with an impiled verb.)
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