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  # 1559019 24-May-2016 22:58
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gzt: "Freak motocross 'tragedy': Man had been cheering on grandson"

^First up, what's with the single quotes around 'tragedy'?

Second, the lead in:

"Bruce Honore and his wife Meri had been at the Cambridge motocross track cheering on their 8-year-old grandson when a bike flew across the barrier tragically killing him and injuring his wife."

Is my grammar really so bad? I cannot understand who was killed from that sentence. It is a serious question if someone wants to explain it in grammar terms.

 

 

 

I agree that the grammar is spectacularly lax in that sentence.






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  # 1560915 27-May-2016 18:57
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Home loans to carry no interest for a year




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  # 1560916 27-May-2016 19:05
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You've been using your heat pump wrong all this time

 

Oops, sorry about that. I'll try harder ok? embarassed




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  # 1560919 27-May-2016 19:24
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Amanda Ferreira, the cancer-stricken Auckland mother who fought for more time with her girls

 

All those words and the click bait writer of them couldn't find the space to actually mention in the headline that the woman has died. Herald, you suck.


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Rise in tobacco tax 'racist' - NZHerald

 

I'm so sure people just end up using the word racist, because they're not quite sure what word they are after, but they know it's definitely a provocative/negative word they want.






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  # 1562385 30-May-2016 15:16
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joker97: Home loans to carry no interest for a year

 

Yeah, that was a Westpac competition. I got click-baited ,,, again.

 

 





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  # 1562853 31-May-2016 10:28
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A headline currently on the Herald webpage says: "Trump Brandished a 'Demented Pig Demon'." I would have really liked to have seen him doing that. 😃





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  # 1562854 31-May-2016 10:32
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eracode:

A headline currently on the Herald webpage says: "Trump Brandished a 'Demented Pig Demon'." I'd really like to see him doing that.



Was he holding Hillary at the time?




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  # 1562857 31-May-2016 10:33
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mdooher:
eracode:

 

A headline currently on the Herald webpage says: "Trump Brandished a 'Demented Pig Demon'." I'd really like to see him doing that.

 



Was he holding Hillary at the time?

 

Brilliant!





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  # 1563484 1-Jun-2016 09:22
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Stuff's 'editors' have reached the point where they no longer know how to use an apostrophe.

 

 

Its hard to take some actual good advice from them when it looks like its been posted by your cousin's uncle's friend's brother's cat on Facebook.

 

 


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  # 1563489 1-Jun-2016 09:28
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Apostrophes, spelling of homonyms and spelling in general has long gone down the drain. Humanity no longer cares about language and culture, but automation and more automation.




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joker97: Apostrophes, spelling of homonyms and spelling in general has long gone down the drain. Humanity no longer cares about language and culture, but automation and more automation.

 

[autoreply] Iknorite?





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  # 1563497 1-Jun-2016 09:38
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I spotted a grammatical error in my post. Let's add grammar to that list. Have instead of has. I blame my phone.




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  # 1564039 2-Jun-2016 10:07
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"Was Amber Heard secretly seeing Cara Delevingne?"

 

 

 

Who? Never heard of them.






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"Child dies in South Auckland"

 

 

 

Very informative. 






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