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#162791 - 11/17/06 05:58 AM Re: Grammar
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The first four stitches go onto a holding needle and the next four stitches go in the row. Next pass the second four stitches become the first four and the first four get knitted back on to the working needles as the second four. Left circular shift four.

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#162792 - 11/17/06 07:13 AM Re: Grammar
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You will be amongst the survivers!-+_-+_-+_-+_

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#162793 - 11/17/06 08:37 AM Re: Grammar
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Yeah, but can you Nittany Lions?
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#162794 - 11/17/06 09:02 AM Re: Grammar
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Nitters can nit whatever they like to pick.

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#162795 - 11/20/06 11:30 AM Re: Grammar
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Quote:

Nitters can nit whatever they like to pick.



A purl of wisdom?
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#162796 - 11/20/06 12:28 PM Re: Grammar
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A mouse that roared.

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#162797 - 12/11/06 03:26 PM Re: Grammar
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A mere basic grammar question, which I would be glad to find an answer to:

When I put the TV on I just heard someone say :

" After all I'm a Stevens , aren't I?"
This is plural for the verb but not for the personal pronoun. Is this correct?

Should it maybe have been or could there also be used here: " , am I not?"

Are both forms correct maybe ? Would anyone be willing to aswer this question? Is it spoken and not written language perhaps?

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#162798 - 12/11/06 06:19 PM Re: Aren't I
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Another case of the rules being totally inapplicable to the language as she is spoke.

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#162799 - 12/11/06 06:44 PM Re: Aren't I
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Might have something to do with the royal we.

During Victoria's reign, things Australian and African were much in vogue. One time Vicky and all the ladies in her court dressed up to look like ostriches for a costume party.

A male member of the court mentioned to the Victoria that he thought they made absolutely stunning emus. Vicky drew herself up to her full height, which wasn't much, and looked down at the courtier haughtily and intoned those historical words: "We are not emus."

Of course this has nothing to do with the discussion at hand, but I can never resist even the remotest opportunity to tell that story.
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#162800 - 12/11/06 10:26 PM Re: Aren't I
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a case is made for bringing back ain't!
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