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Love to correct grammar?


Asked by feralxat at 3:45 PM on Aug. 9, 2012 in Just for Fun

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  • Pore--to read studiously or attentively.  Correctly used as in "The police pored...", meaning they studied it carefully.

    Pour--to flow or cause to flow in a stream or flood.  to supply freely and copiously.  If the police had "poured" over the evidence, it wouldn't have been usable!

    Know instead of no--well that's an obvious error.


    Answer by witchqueen at 6:22 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • I don't understand how anyone can consider themselves a writer and make errors so glaringly obvious.

    Answer by autodidact at 4:21 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • Does that paper have no editors or proofers on staff?

    Answer by 3libras at 4:14 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • Makes you wonder how many more errors are in the article. Wonder if they are hiring a proof reader?

    Answer by meooma at 4:16 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • OMG

    Answer by Sillylins at 4:29 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • Know vs No
    Pour vs Pore

    Answer by theMOMmission at 3:55 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • LOL....and the "No"

    Our local home town newspaper is so bad with grammar that each week I will sit down with my red pen and circle the goofs. lol

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 3:56 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • Oh my

    Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 4:03 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • Omg, that would KILL me, I could never buy a paper with that many obvious mistakes. Our local paper has gotten much better over the years at catching mistakes and would never make one that bad!

    Answer by DreainCO at 4:15 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

  • Our tax dollars at work! The education that our kids are getting is lacking in so many ways, and it's showing up everywhere....

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 4:27 PM on Aug. 9, 2012

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