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Whose vs. Who's


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Edited by CKTony, 15 November 2012 - 02:37 AM.


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It is it's not ut's

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Just a little education for those of you who may be a little confused, whether or not you are aware of it. :smoke:

Who's: A contraction of 'who is'
Ex. Who's a grammar nazi?

Whose: A possessive form of whom.
Ex: Whose fault was it I became a grammar nazi?

A sentence using both: Who's sure whose briefcase it is?

It's similar to their vs. they're, and its vs. ut's respectively.

Knowledge is power.



Who's able to see the irony here? :cool:

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Now I know what the other guy did. Slick :smoking:

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Yer a good man, Tony! (notice how I avoided using "you're")

Now get on them about how "Were loosing our patients with bad english."

or

The breaks on my truck are shot.

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Who's sure that this Indiana Hoosiers basketball program is really his? It's not his? Then it's whose-yours?


Who's sure=Hoosier
Hoosiers=Who's sure (nearly)
and finally, whose-yours is a play on Hoosiers.


For the simpletons out there :cool:.

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Kind of like the guy who kept spelling bored as *board* recently...

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Kind of like the guy who kept spelling bored as *board* recently...



lmao, sounds like he could work on his......



:cool:


spilling.

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Who's sure that this Indiana Hoosiers basketball program is really his? It's not his? Then it's whose-yours?

Who's sure=Hoosier
Hoosiers=Who's sure
and finally, whose-yours is a play on Hoosiers.

For the simpletons out there :cool:.


Wow this is so fuckin weed-tod-it ;)

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You have no idea how badly I wish I could teach people their own language when they should already be proficient in it.

So. Fucking. Badly.



I wood hayte 2 poynt owt ur inkompleet sintenses, butt...










:cool:





But seriously man, jp. 5 star thread, I definitely see where you're coming from :cool:.

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You have no idea how badly I wish I could teach people their own language when they should already be proficient in it.

So. Fucking. Badly.


Amen.

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Lol. I bet everyone is double checking their post before submitting. No one would want to get schooled by Tony.

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You have no idea how badly I wish I could teach people their own language when they should already be proficient in it.

So. Fucking. Badly.

Agree totally.

It's frustrating because I often have to read something several times before it makes any sense. Back up, re-read, WTF? :mad: Sometimes I just give up and move on.

Another thing: I don't give a shit how intelligent someone may actually be, if they're barely literate THEY APPEAR TO BE STUPID.

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It is also slightly annoying when people mix up whether/weather.

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Accept vs. Except.
They are two different words and are not interchangeable.

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