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Old 07-03-13, 11:17 PM
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No matter how slow you're going...

... you're still lapping those lazing on a couch.

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Old 07-03-13, 11:47 PM
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You sure about that?

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Old 07-04-13, 07:10 AM
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No matter how slow YOU ARE going, YOU ARE still lapping those on the couch.
No matter how slow YOU'RE going, YOU'RE still lapping those on the couch.
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Old 07-04-13, 07:14 AM
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I need a hot rod couch like that!
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Rule #10 // It never gets easier, you just go faster.
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Originally Posted by Condorita View Post
No matter how slow YOU ARE going, YOU ARE still lapping those on the couch.
No matter how slow YOU'RE going, YOU'RE still lapping those on the couch.
Bravo. Can we please start a campaign to eliminate:

1. The abuse of the apostrophe;
2. Spelling lose as "loose";
3. People writing per say or persay instead of per se, especially in contexts which make it clear they don't know what it means;
4. Spelling pedaling as peddling, and brakes as breaks.

#Gogrammarcop
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Old 07-04-13, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by chasm54 View Post
Bravo. Can we please start a campaign to eliminate:

1. The abuse of the apostrophe;
2. Spelling lose as "loose";
3. People writing per say or persay instead of per se, especially in contexts which make it clear they don't know what it means;
4. Spelling pedaling as peddling, and brakes as breaks.

#Gogrammarcop
....and the incorrect usage of semicolons in numbered lists.
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Old 07-04-13, 10:09 AM
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....and the incorrect usage of semicolons in numbered lists.


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Old 07-04-13, 10:13 AM
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The common and constant misuse of "road" and "rode" on BF bugs me.
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The common and constant misuse of "road" and "rode" on BF bugs me.
...Rhode?
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Old 07-04-13, 10:50 AM
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Originally Posted by JackoDandy View Post
....and the incorrect usage of semicolons in numbered lists.



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Old 07-04-13, 11:22 AM
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I think public grammar corrections on online forums are self indulgent and petty. If you are bothered by someone's grammar you could send them a pm. If you can't understand what they are trying to communicate ask them to clarify. Or, start a separate thread and generally talk about grammatical errors without picking on a particular person. For example, as mentioned here many of us carelessly mix up road and rode. It is jarring. I've done it too and have gone back and corrected my post if I notice the error. I am sure sometimes I do not. But BFD.

I wanted to say something because I know someone on BFs who now posts a lot less often because of criticisms of his grammar and usage.
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Originally Posted by Waxbytes View Post
... your still lapping those on the couch.

Do a search for bicycle couch images and you will find many.

Incarceration for those who write "I could care less."
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Old 07-04-13, 12:53 PM
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Loose does drive me batsh*t crazy though, especially when people who get paid more than I do at work use it. I'm more relaxed about forum-speak though.

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