Why do people on this forum have atrocius grammar?

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  1. PredictablyMalicious

    PredictablyMalicious Punjabi Senior Member

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    I keep seeing people confusing their and there, putting it's instead of its, and other rudimentary errors. I know english isn't your first language, but try harder.
    atrocious ****
     
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  3. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    You misspelled "atrocious." :-D
     
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  4. Sakal Gharelu Ustad

    Sakal Gharelu Ustad Detests Jholawalas Moderator

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    Last thing we need is language Nazis to lurk around DFI!
     
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  5. Bangalorean

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    Your statement is grammatically incorrect. You said, "I keep seeing people confusing their and there, putting it's instead of its, and other rudimentary errors".

    The sentence ought to be: "I keep seeing people confusing their and there, putting it's instead of its, and making other rudimentary errors".

    You will not be able to crack the GMAT if you don't comprehend these obscure rules of grammar.

    But then, I agree with SGU that we don't need grammar Nazis on this forum. :thumb:
     
  6. arnabmit

    arnabmit Homo Communis Indus Senior Member

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    There you go! :)

    Also, either use "I see people confusing" or "I keep seeing people confuse", not "I keep seeing people confusing"

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    :yey: :yey:
     
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  7. Bangalorean

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    Well done, you pointed out three additional mistakes. I could notice only one. :thumb:
     
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    Op fail. :D
     
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    arnabmit Homo Communis Indus Senior Member

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    4 actually! :D (check the edit!)

     
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  10. PredictablyMalicious

    PredictablyMalicious Punjabi Senior Member

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    I'm planning on writing the LSAT. I'm practicing in the 175- 180 range on the practice tests. I don't know if LSAT is considered more difficult than the GMAT, but I've always had a knack for standardized tests.
    Apparently I also have a knack for making a fool of myself, at least on this forum. Jesus Christ.
     
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    emotions has no language:taunt1::taunt1::taunt1:


    2ndly, typing from ipad or smart phone also result in typing mistake:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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    nirranj Regular Member

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    Grammar or no grammar.

    I asked someone, "Please, some water" and the person gave me a bottle of water. Case closed.
     
  13. t_co

    t_co Senior Member Senior Member

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    175-180 on the LSAT? I don't believe you.
     
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    PredictablyMalicious Punjabi Senior Member

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    That is your call. I have what I call the ability to see the essence of arguments and their underlying assumptions. The Logical Reasoning section has always been my strong point. I started off with -2/LR section but now I am getting -2 or less in total. Reading comprehension comes easy to me. I've been practicing the most for Logical Games and this is the most learnable section, so I have improved a lot.

    To be honest, 180 is rare. Mostly my scores hover around 175.
     
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    BangersAndMash Regular Member

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    I dOnut caring 4 glammEr, aj luNg aj I g3tting da jist of da poSt,

    :namaste:
     
  16. pmaitra

    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    There, corrected for ya!
     
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    Still errors remain. Every single quoted word should have been, (1) quoted with single quotes, and (2) the closing quotes should not have separated the word from the following punctuation.

    :D
     
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    175 is the top 1/2 of a percent of LSAT test takers.
     
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    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    @arnabmit, I have to admit, I did make an error in my comment, and I offer my apologies. You may use double quotes to quote those words from another person's speech, or you may use single quotes to highlight those words. Both are correct, and you were not wrong.

    Regarding ordering of the closing quotes and the punctuations, however, you are still wrong.
     
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    SajeevJino Long walk Elite Member

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    English ..:hmm:

    I have an Different Story of My English Knowledge
     
  21. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    I thought it was directed at me, but lol it's a suicidal thread :D My English is even more weak, how about saying it like this "I often see people getting confused..." :D
     
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