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Old 16-December-2013, 23:27
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No need to shout silhouette!! I like talking to myself... it's very often the only way I can get a decent intelligent conversation!!
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JEN jen ON on ET et...... SIL sil HOU Hou ETTE ette......Echo ..Echo

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Old 17-December-2013, 11:53
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Lol, bad boy!!
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Old 17-December-2013, 15:57
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yipppiiiiieeeeeee.........eeeeeeeee....eeeeeeeeeee e....hellloooooooooooooooo..........ooooooooooooo! !!!
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Old 17-December-2013, 17:00
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rofl... whatever it is you're on silhouette, can I have some please??
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Old 18-December-2013, 06:03
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Lady, ssssssssssssshhhhhhhh.....not on a public forum!!! [or everyone else will be wanting it too.....(and where wud that leave us? in short supply of watever it was that i used and u wanted, of course, rt?!?!?)]
Sir Worldlife Sir, those continuous series of dots Sir,r not 2 be mistaken for genuine "full stops" Sir....hence my reply Sir, is "one line" only, Sir!!!
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Old 18-December-2013, 06:35
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You found the silver ones, didn't you?
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Old 18-December-2013, 11:05
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Hmmmmm, on second thoughts I better not have any... My brain is addled enough as it is!! Never mind the silver ones, I think you've found the red ones & you don't ever touch the red ones!!!!
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Old 18-December-2013, 12:07
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It's OK, I didn't touch them; I left them for you,,, er, I mean silhouette.
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Old 18-December-2013, 14:39
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Sir Worldlife Sir, those continuous series of dots Sir,r not 2 be mistaken for genuine "full stops" Sir....hence my reply Sir, is "one line" only, Sir!!!
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It looks as if a single sentence can be a very long one and such a sentence may be broken into two lines when posted but I am finding it very difficult to compose such a long sentence that is grammatically correct
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Old 18-December-2013, 15:26
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It's OK, I didn't touch them; I left them for you,,, er, I mean silhouette.
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Hmmmm, left for me or not, I think silhouette has snaffled them!! lol
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Old 18-December-2013, 15:35
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It looks as if a single sentence can be a very long one and such a sentence may be broken into two lines when posted but I am finding it very difficult to compose such a long sentence that is grammatically correct
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A sentence can go on for a very long time Worldlife and still be grammatically correct, it just needs the correct punctuation in the correct places, unfortunately, this seems a tad difficult for people these days, as punctuation is not taught in schools and it isn't something that comes easily to people, such as putting apostrophe's in the correct place, this is an instance that is a complete conundrum to most, even those who make signs up, as I have seen lots recently with the apostrophe in the wrong place, which really does annoy me, as those who are making signs that the public see, should ensure they are correctly spelled and correctly punctuated, otherwise it is making those who read them and don't know any better, think that's the way they are spelled and punctuated, which brings us back, in a round about way, to long sentences which are grammatically correct whilst also being very long, this one, of which, is an example and hopefully will do and be satisfactory for you.
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Old 18-December-2013, 17:48
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Gossssssssssssh!! silver.........!! red..........!! yikes!!! i'd better be more stealthy and .........and..........and..........er, sober.....sober? yeah rt, sober!!

talk abt eloquence!!! jenonnet, u r !!

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Old 18-December-2013, 18:07
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Wow - except for suggesting roundabout, instead of round about, Microsoft Spelling and Grammar check likes Jenonnet's long sentence
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Old 18-December-2013, 18:09
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Gossssssssssssh!! silver.........!! red..........!! yikes!!! i'd better be more stealthy and .........and..........and..........er, sober.....sober? yeah rt, sober!!

talk abt eloquence!!! jenonnet, u r !!

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Have you thought about using a mass of explanation marks too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?
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Old 18-December-2013, 18:44
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I am impressed ... but is it spelled or spelt?
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Old 18-December-2013, 23:04
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Wow - except for suggesting roundabout, instead of round about, Microsoft Spelling and Grammar check likes Jenonnet's long sentence
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Roundabout and round about have two different meanings Worldlife... roundabout is the thing children play on in the park and round about is used in the context I used it in the say in a 'sort of' way... I could have been a little more exact and typed it as round-about instead of leaving the space between but either will do.
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Old 18-December-2013, 23:05
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I am impressed ... but is it spelled or spelt?
Originally Posted by exstreamuser View Post

You can say spelt when you read it extreamuser but it is usually typed as spelled, although either would be acceptable if you really wanted to use spelt.
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Old 18-December-2013, 23:09
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Gossssssssssssh!! silver.........!! red..........!! yikes!!! i'd better be more stealthy and .........and..........and..........er, sober.....sober? yeah rt, sober!!

talk abt eloquence!!! jenonnet, u r !!

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You're far too kind silhouette, thank you... only to be exact, if anything, I would be a Queen... hmmmmm, now why haven't be got a Queen in the smilies as well as a King I wonder??!!
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Old 18-December-2013, 23:23
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You're far too kind silhouette, thank you... only to be exact, if anything, I would be a Queen... hmmmmm, now why haven't be got a Queen in the smilies as well as a King I wonder??!!
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If you get your Queen could I keep my two Rooks?
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Old 18-December-2013, 23:48
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which brings us back, in a round about way, to long sentences which are grammatically correct
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OK One Liners, Can you punctuate the following to make sense :

in their composition where john had had had jim had had had had had had had had the better effect

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Old 19-December-2013, 01:50
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If you get your Queen could I keep my two Rooks?
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You can keep anything you like chuckie!! It is rather sexist though I must say, having a King & not a Queen!
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Old 19-December-2013, 01:51
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A supplementary question: Construct a sentence with the word "and" five times in succession without any words between them
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Old 19-December-2013, 02:12
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OK One Liners, Can you punctuate the following to make sense :

in their composition where john had had had jim had had had had had had had had the better effect

cheers, JT

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OK jacktar, here goes... In their composition, while John had had 'had', Jim had had 'had had'; 'had had' had had a better effect .

Getting a tad mixed up with my 'hads' there but think that may be correct.
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Old 19-December-2013, 02:23
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<- How on earth can you tell what sex it is?
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Old 19-December-2013, 02:28
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<- How on earth can you tell what sex it is?
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Because the name of it is King and Kings are male, Queens are female... well at least in this instance anyway!!
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Old 19-December-2013, 02:34
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I had not realized that and perhaps the person who named it got it wrong because with a smile like that, it is surely a queen.
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Old 19-December-2013, 02:43
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A supplementary question: Construct a sentence with the word "and" five times in succession without any words between them
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Here goes RTI... I need more space between ‘singing’ and 'and' and 'and' and ‘dancing’.
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Old 19-December-2013, 02:58
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Spot on. I always remember it with the signwriter doing one for the Rose and Crown
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Old 19-December-2013, 05:05
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OK One Liners, Can you punctuate the following to make sense :

in their composition where john had had had jim had had had had had had had had the better effect <snip>
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in their composition where John had had "Had Jim" had "Had Had" had "Had Had Had" had the better effect?
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Old 19-December-2013, 05:09
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Here goes RTI... I need more space between ‘singing’ and 'and' and 'and' and ‘dancing’.
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