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#187083 - 06/13/09 12:26 AM A note to Members
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Hi there folks,
Just a little bit of advice.

When you post a new thread, please make sure that the thread title is spelt correctly, before you hit the "submit" button.
Only the Original post thread title can be edited, but the rest of the posts in the thread keep their original spelling.

No biggie really, I'm not going to single anyone out, because, I'm sure we've all done this at least once here, but it is something to watch. grin

Cheers,
Mike. cool


Edited by Trumpy (06/13/09 12:29 AM)
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#187084 - 06/13/09 01:39 AM Re: A note to Members [Re: Trumpy]
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Thanks for the reminder to the Members to remind this one.

Merci,Marc

{ P.S. I make this sticky so it will stay the top }


Edited by frenchelectrican (06/13/09 01:41 AM)
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#187093 - 06/13/09 08:35 AM Re: A note to Members [Re: frenchelectrican]
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Not sure spelling or grammar is terribly important in the context of this forum, but we all do our best, I'm sure. We usually get the message, whatever the standard of our prose.

Now, listen to some of Sir Stanley Unwin's English. That really is a challenge!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGo9MAqJRvo

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#187106 - 06/13/09 06:02 PM Re: A note to Members [Re: Alan Belson]
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It could be a lot worse...

check out www.engrish.com
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#187154 - 06/15/09 04:55 PM Re: A note to Members [Re: Alan Belson]
Alan Belson Offline
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Registered: 03/23/05
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Sure could! Heres the result of misplaced 'o' s and 'e' s:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNg7XrkteII

Alan
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#187155 - 06/15/09 05:51 PM Re: A note to Members [Re: Alan Belson]
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...and speaking of 'o's, be careful when buying them or a 13 Amp BS 1363 plug in the UK, especially in an old-fashioned hardware store like this one...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cz2-ukrd2VQ

It's a funny language, is English. crazy

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#187486 - 06/28/09 12:39 PM Re: A note to Members [Re: Alan Belson]
JValdes Offline
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Registered: 06/03/07
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Loc: South Carolina
Thats why I use the Firefox browser. It has a great spell check feature. You can even add trade names to the dictionary so you will not get a error on words like "wirenut".

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#188352 - 08/01/09 06:20 PM Re: A note to Members [Re: JValdes]
Obsaleet Offline
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Registered: 04/05/03
Posts: 361
Loc: Pa
Mike, Just an FYI Spelt is not a word. Spelled would be correct. Normally I would not care, just the nature of the post and all.LOL

Ob
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#188353 - 08/01/09 07:47 PM Re: A note to Members [Re: Obsaleet]
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Registered: 09/15/01
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Loc: Bergen County, NJ
Originally Posted By: Obsaleet
Mike, Just an FYI Spelt is not a word.


Well, it IS, it just isn't the past tense of "spell".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spelt

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#188354 - 08/01/09 07:59 PM Re: A note to Members [Re: NJwirenut]
electure Offline

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Registered: 12/24/00
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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Obsaleet and NJ Wirenut,
I guess the Oxford English Dictionary would clear things up

http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/spelt?view=uk

Either "spelt" or "spelled" is correct.

Wikipedia isn't all it's cracked up to be.





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