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Funny, or scary?
Lame_Wolf




msg:4655603
 12:16 am on Mar 20, 2014 (gmt 0)

I don't know if I should laugh or cry.
And to think that these people are allowed to vote and reproduce.
[dailymail.co.uk...]

 

mack




msg:4655649
 5:51 am on Mar 20, 2014 (gmt 0)

Stuff like that makes even me feel strangely smart :-)

Mack.

lucy24




msg:4655678
 9:22 am on Mar 20, 2014 (gmt 0)

Heh. And here I thought I was the only one who considers Hippocrates to be overrated :)

johnhh




msg:4655891
 1:14 am on Mar 21, 2014 (gmt 0)

"their" you go !

or try this one, left me speechless

[telegraph.co.uk ]

Lame_Wolf




msg:4655892
 1:22 am on Mar 21, 2014 (gmt 0)

What about Barraco Barner, the President of the UK.
[telegraph.co.uk...]

lucy24




msg:4655914
 3:45 am on Mar 21, 2014 (gmt 0)

proposing that Barack Obama resigns and appoints Eric Schmidt as the "CEO of America".

Has there been some sort of Crown Directive banning the subjunctive in the UK? I see the same usage all the time in Terry Pratchett and it drives me ###.

ronin




msg:4656898
 9:46 pm on Mar 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

The current UK National Curriculum requires that the subjunctive be taught to 10-11 year olds.

See what I did there?

That said... I don't think I've met too many people here who even know the word "subjunctive". (Unless they studied Modern Languages past the age of 16).

Private Eye's "Dumb Britain" column is always entertaining:
[en.wikiquote.org...]

lucy24




msg:4657015
 4:13 am on Mar 25, 2014 (gmt 0)

See what I did there?

haha.

In human language, you can do the right thing without knowing what it's called.

engine




msg:4657249
 10:05 pm on Mar 25, 2014 (gmt 0)

To the op, I'd say that's scary . However, I'm sure that is the minority, here's hoping.

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