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by sdaddy
Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0852: "Local g"
Replies: 159
Views: 37806

Re: 0852: "Local g"

I perfectly agree with you. As long as you talk about language butchery on purpose (e.g. internet/text slang), semantic ambiguity and repeated mistakes with the same words, it is perfectly fine to point this out to the writer because it is annoying, lazy and harder to read. In this case we talk abou...
by sdaddy
Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0852: "Local g"
Replies: 159
Views: 37806

Re: 0852: "Local g"

For all Grammar Nazis out there, spelling is not that important to the brain. Consider that we can read this: O lny srmat poelpe can r aed tihs. I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uiner...
by sdaddy
Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 285721

Re: What is your favourite book?

There are a couple of very great ones. Hyperion by Dan Simmons. 1984 by Orwell. Rendevouz with Rama from Arthur C. Clarke (like 2001). Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keye. They all approach perfection. And yes, I do like science fiction.
by sdaddy
Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0922: "Fight Club"
Replies: 124
Views: 22876

Re: 0922: "Fight Club"

The comic applies to me in the sense that I do not watch Fight Club anymore, nor do I discuss the movie very much. Mentioning the movie as your favorite to people who have not yet seen it use to think the movie is about fighting. The people who have seen it usually already have strong opinions about...

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