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Re: Word Crimes

Postby Heds » Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:35 pm

TMBJon wrote:
Heds wrote:Good 'ol Murica is normal while Divided Kingdom is filled with politics and other arguments.

We have our fair share of politics and other arguments over here, too.

But after the elections, they *might* go normal depending on whom this country across the pond chooses ;)
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Re: Word Crimes

Postby mellow weasel » Fri Jul 01, 2016 2:56 pm

Heds wrote:MEANWHILE in the United States it would simply mean you write like a hyperactive person.

I might be wrong, but I thought that in US "spastic" means just someone experiencing spasms, like a medical term :?
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Re: Word Crimes

Postby Sappho » Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:51 pm

mellow weasel wrote:
Heds wrote:MEANWHILE in the United States it would simply mean you write like a hyperactive person.

I might be wrong, but I thought that in US "spastic" means just someone experiencing spasms, like a medical term :?

You're not wrong. It is a medical term (like the spastic bladder mentioned in If That Isn't Love), but it also has this non-medical meaning in common speech.
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Re: Word Crimes

Postby TMBJon » Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:02 pm

Heds wrote:But after the elections, they *might* go normal depending on whom this country across the pond chooses ;)

Regardless of which candidate becomes president, the US will continue to have extremely heated political arguments.
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Re: Word Crimes

Postby minnick27 » Fri Jul 01, 2016 10:34 pm

Especially if the one I like loses

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Re: Word Crimes

Postby Big Spoon » Sat Jul 02, 2016 1:47 am

Yep, 95.27% of all political arguments in the US are started by Mike.

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Re: Word Crimes

Postby arteitle » Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:22 pm

Muppetboy09 wrote:It looks like it has been fixed, but the error did last for a couple weeks, I believe.

It wasn't fixed last night for his concert at The Toledo Zoo... I was wondering whether he was going to sing the "spastic" line, and when he got to that point in the song he did sing it, but the video had been edited to remove it, got out of sync with the song, and ended before the song was over.
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Re: Word Crimes

Postby Muppetboy09 » Sat Jul 02, 2016 9:22 pm

arteitle wrote:
Muppetboy09 wrote:It looks like it has been fixed, but the error did last for a couple weeks, I believe.

It wasn't fixed last night for his concert at The Toledo Zoo... I was wondering whether he was going to sing the "spastic" line, and when he got to that point in the song he did sing it, but the video had been edited to remove it, got out of sync with the song, and ended before the song was over.

In that case, it is sometimes fixed...how the hell does that work? It was fixed last week!
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Re: Word Crimes

Postby TenPoundHammer » Thu Jul 07, 2016 4:34 am

I know the video was messed up for the concert in Bay City, Michigan on June 25. Interesting that he cut that part out entirely and his video people didn't get back around to fixing it.
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Re: Word Crimes

Postby algonacchick » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:49 pm

I am trying to explain to someone on youtube why Al used an apostrophe where it says "Learn your ABC's, doofus." I said that the ABC logo was used, so the apostrophe was used as a possessive, since the logo is owned by ABC. Am I wrong here?
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