Haha, nice to see I was right in what I said then. I was taught never to use 'And' at the start of a sentence.You certainly have - the plural of typo is typos.
A regular contributor on here thinks the plural of bike is bike's.
And don't talk to me about peddles and breaks.
Yes, so was I.Haha, nice to see I was right in what I said then. I was taught never to use 'And' at the start of a sentence.
Cough, cough, 'there?'Yes, so was I.
Time moves on and most grammarians now regard starting a sentence with and as acceptable in an informal context.
Mirriam Webster goes further, but there other shades of the same opinion.
I was trying to alert you to your incorrect use of 'there.'It is acceptable to start a sentence with and, which I knew, which is why I do it occasionally.
Purely a matter of style, you may choose not to do it, but it remains acceptable.
And that is the end of it.
My crystal ball is a bit cloudy tonight.I was trying to alert you to your incorrect use of 'there.'
Give your crystal ball a miss then, it clouds your typing.My crystal ball is a bit cloudy tonight.
Yes, I missed out are after there.
As a return shot, your use of inverted commas is incorrect.
The question mark should be at the end of your 'sentence'.
Thus: cough, cough, 'there'?
I've certainly picked up some absolute bargain used bikes where a poor description, photos, and/or spelling has worked in my favour.I should not complain as sometimes a lazy advert can work in a buyer's favour.
Interesting observation about the army recruits. I can't say I'm surprised, as military service has always been an option for those whose civilian career choice might be somewhat limited.40% of Army recruits have a reading age of 11 years. This may be similar for skilled manual jobs like plastering and bricklaying. I would imagine poor readers are not good writers either. I have no objection to this as society needs all those trades to survive and whilst I can read and write (just), I can't do any of the manual jobs above. So I have no issues at all with bad English or spelling in adverts as long as the content is present. Sometimes it is laziness but I can't prove this when the author may be trying their best.
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