I just remembered how much I hate expletives. Every type of them. I also must add that I love sentence fragments. I use them for emphasis so much that it's not even funny. Anyway, I just had to say that; it was on my mind :O
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14-10-2006, 01:39 #41
14-10-2006, 01:51 #42Originally Posted by Ragnarok-
14-10-2006, 02:11 #43Originally Posted by Ragnarok-Iphigenia Red Tide ~ Hiroko Red Tide ~ Huyen Red Tide ~ Midori Red Tide
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14-10-2006, 03:33 #44Originally Posted by Sable Phoenix
Originally Posted by sonicpollution
14-10-2006, 03:47 #45
I was listening to my coworkers talking and registering whether they talk in complete sentences or not. They don't. I find this especially true of my fellow west coast Americans where valley speak has removed syllables and replaced them with gems like "y'know, like, dude" etc. I listened to a whole exchange regarding a database that consisted of "see?" "Like see it?" "Like that is ****ed up, dude!" "Uh huh!" "y'know?". Not sure whether to embrace my roots (born in South Cali) or be somewhat sad about spoken language...
Edit...wishes current build would finish so she can go home. Wants to play. Wants to write...grrrrrr
14-10-2006, 04:24 #46
I live in Georgia currently (and I'm glad to say I haven't got the accent), and it's probably worse here than in South Cali. There are A) The people who can't use grammar. B) The people who refer to everyone, this goes for just-one-person as well, as "y'all." C) Who can incorporate the word "Aint" into any sentence. D) Who can use 4+ double negatives in a single sentence, and E) All of the above.
It's quite sad, really, but it's colloquial, and that's different from written language. Written should be proper, and in the end, read the same. Colloquial is all different. All the time.
14-10-2006, 05:47 #47
I notice that when I write, I speak better. When I take a break from writing, the rednecks I live around (in Oklahoma) rub off on me and I speak like a hillbilly. I hate sounding ignorant, but listening to them when I'm not writing things out eventually makes things come out of my mouth that I cringe when I hear.
14-10-2006, 17:28 #48
Unintended Consequences (illusion magic) The writer is deluded, and for 1..10 fanmails that praise said author for plot device that author thought would be disgusting/gross/horrifying. Readers thought said plot device was sweet/cute/endearing.
For those of you that caused this post: I love your fan mail. Please don't stop sending it. I laughed so hard when I read your posts that tears were literally coming out, and there was some danger of losing coke onto the keyboard through my nose. Thanks for reading :) I love you all :).
16-10-2006, 06:14 #49
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30-10-2006, 18:47 #50
Forum seems very quiet, just checking up on folks :D
I am hoping that everyone is just enjoying Nightfall and that you are all coming back soon! I am starting to get jittery without my fix of stuff to read!