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  #2415863 11-Feb-2020 08:47
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eracode:

 

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Having to trace cables to figure out which USB plug is the mouse, which is the keyboard, etc. None of the manufacturers seem to make the plugs green and purple any more!

 

 

Dymo.

 

 

Nope, my Dymo printer has plain black USB plugs like everything else.


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  #2416116 11-Feb-2020 12:32
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Today's winner of the "didn't bother proofreading" prize is KFC.

 

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  #2416127 11-Feb-2020 12:50
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There ought to be apostrophe classes in school. Along with there/their/they're classes.

 

 





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  #2416132 11-Feb-2020 13:02
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I really dont see the problem with how people use apostrophe's.

 

Actually, I recall I post of mine was one of the first in this (now very long) thread - the 'small' thing that annoyed me at that time was the title of the thread was 'Whats something small...'!

 

I had intended to start a guerrilla movement of one in my city, trying to right (or is that write?!) the wrongs of apostrophe misuse in business names; I only managed to target one such business:

 

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  #2416133 11-Feb-2020 13:05
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jonathan18:

 

I really dont see the problem with how people use apostrophe's.

 

Actually, I recall I post of mine was one of the first in this (now very long) thread - the 'small' thing that annoyed me at that time was the title of the thread was 'Whats something small...'!

 

I had intended to start a guerrilla movement of one in my city, trying to right (or is that write?!) the wrongs of apostrophe misuse in business names; I only managed to target one such business:

 

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I'd probably be inclined to tell you to pick on someone else. Those people are doing great work in Men's mental health space and related topics. I'd forgive them the odd grammatical error for the greater good.

 

 


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  #2416204 11-Feb-2020 14:13
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Oh dear...

 

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  #2416365 11-Feb-2020 18:46
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Commercial software companies that post misleading reviews of freeware products, only to try and steer people towards their own crappy paid product .

 

Google search happily aids and abets this devious behaviour!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2416371 11-Feb-2020 19:00
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a vacancy sign in my local PaknSave, asking for a savvey worker . It just annoy's me.





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  #2416390 11-Feb-2020 20:14
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a vacancy sign in my local PaknSave, asking for a savvey worker . It just annoy's me.

 

 

What on earth is "savvey"?  Do they want someone to grind up noses, ears, spinal cord extract, and parts of a pig's external reproductive organs to make saveloys?


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  #2416547 12-Feb-2020 09:24
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vexxxboy:

 

a vacancy sign in my local PaknSave, asking for a savvey worker . It just annoy's me.

 

 

What on earth is "savvey"?  Do they want someone to grind up noses, ears, spinal cord extract, and parts of a pig's external reproductive organs to make saveloys?

 

 

mmm...delicious. 





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  #2416556 12-Feb-2020 10:00
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Fred99:

 

vexxxboy:

 

a vacancy sign in my local PaknSave, asking for a savvey worker . It just annoy's me.

 

 

What on earth is "savvey"?  Do they want someone to grind up noses, ears, spinal cord extract, and parts of a pig's external reproductive organs to make saveloys?

 

 

Probably a wine expert specialising in Sauvignon blanc


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  #2416702 12-Feb-2020 13:17
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vexxxboy:

 

a vacancy sign in my local PaknSave, asking for a savvey worker . It just annoy's me.

 

 

Kind of like when someone uses an apostrophe in the wrong place or doesn't capitilise the start of their sentence? :)

 

 


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  #2416708 12-Feb-2020 13:45
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Kind of like when someone uses an apostrophe in the wrong place or doesn't capitilise the start of their sentence? :)

 

 

I'm disappointed. There were so many opportunities to be annoying with that sentence. 

 

kinda like when some one use's an apostrophe in the wrong place or doesnt capitalize the start of they're sentence? :)





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  #2416711 12-Feb-2020 14:00
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Why don't yous lot talk proper?

 

Trivia: The spellchecker in Edge doesn't like "youse", despite the OED saying it's valid!


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  #2416712 12-Feb-2020 14:07
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Same product, JB Hifi NZ price, vs JB Hifi Aus price...

 

 

 

Australia...

 

 

 

 

New Zealand....

 

 

 


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