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#207062 - 09/09/12 01:48 PM Re: It's a typo [Re: wofahulicodoc]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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more sweeter?

Just teasing, Candy! Positive,Comparative, Superlative.
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#207073 - 09/10/12 07:46 AM Re: It's a typo [Re: Candy]
Candy Offline
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I know...no offence taken.

It was typo as Wofa said....but maybe I was 'sweating' too!

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#207077 - 09/10/12 11:38 AM Re: It's a typo [Re: Candy]
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I was actually referring to the "double comparative"
like " more better", don't worry about it. Sweeter
is itself the comparative of sweet, doesn't need the
"more". Just the teacher in me, always correcting
grammar, even when it does not need correcting. Thanks
for not taking offense.
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#207079 - 09/10/12 03:22 PM Re: It's a typo [Re: LukeJavan8]
Faldage Online   sleepy
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
I was actually referring to the "double comparative"
like " more better", don't worry about it. Sweeter
is itself the comparative of sweet, doesn't need the
"more". Just the teacher in me, always correcting
grammar, even when it does not need correcting. Thanks
for not taking offense.


The most unkindest cut of all.

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#207081 - 09/10/12 08:25 PM error analysis [Re: Faldage]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Actually I would postulate it was an editing-incompletely error more than a typo. That it started out something like "...it's more fun knowing which one it is..." and got edited from " more fun" to "sweeter" except that "more" didn't get erased. And then sweeter had the lapsus digitae and came out sweater.

(There, now doesn't that sound authoritative? And I wasn't even the author!)

But we know what you meant, anyway. In this case, at least, I'm a descriptivist.

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#207088 - 09/12/12 03:56 AM Re: error analysis [Re: Candy]
bexter Offline
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I want G to be right so much (mainly because of the iguanas) so I vote G
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#207102 - 09/12/12 05:58 PM Re: error analysis [Re: bexter]
BranShea Offline
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I like that one too bexter, also because of the iguanas but I got to stick to my hash.

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#207103 - 09/12/12 09:16 PM Re: error analysis [Re: BranShea]
olly Offline
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Just for the L of it

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#207113 - 09/13/12 06:08 AM Re: error analysis [Re: Candy]
Candy Offline
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Gee Bex, thanks and luv you too olly.

A few more votes to come, I think...

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#207114 - 09/13/12 06:15 AM Re: error analysis [Re: wofahulicodoc]
Candy Offline
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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

.......
But we know what you meant, anyway. In this case, at least, I'm a descriptivist.


I couldn't have put it better Wofa laugh

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