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 Post subject: Make a wish Kim
PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:58 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Make a wish Kim
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....under a shining "Star"

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 Post subject: Re: Make a wish Kim
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.....RE the 'make a wish' pic - Amazing how flat-out sleek the B-1 can look from some angles and then in others (this one for example) it looks positively gawky.

Unlike some other strong, dignified bombers I can think of.

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 Post subject: Re: Make a wish Kim
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MikeKozlowski wrote:
.....RE the 'make a wish' pic - Amazing how flat-out sleek the B-1 can look from some angles and then in others (this one for example) it looks positively gawky.

Unlike some other strong, dignified bombers I can think of.

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 Post subject: Make a wish, Kim
PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:39 am 
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This thread title is making my inner Grammar Nazi cross. As in what's a 'Make a wish Kim'?

Remember grammar saves lives. E.g.:

'Let's eat Granma'

'Let's eat, Granma'

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 Post subject: Re: Make a wish, Kim
PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:25 am 
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Bernard Woolley wrote:
Remember grammar saves lives. E.g.:

'Let's eat Granma'

'Let's eat, Granma'


Or the classic

"Miss X returned to the flat, where she lived with her friend Mr. Y"

Which should have been

"Miss X returned to the flat where she lived, with her friend Mr. Y."

But wasn't.
Result; libel action and several tens of thousand of dollars damages for harm to the young lady's reputation. Most expensive comma in publishing history.

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 Post subject: Re: Make a wish Kim
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A comma in the wrong place can completely change a sentence.

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