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Jan 14, 2009
I gotta ask, red: for someone so particular about language, why do you feel compelled to hyphenate "split-the-predicate" all the time? It's not a compound verb. AFAIK, "split" is transitive while "predicate" is the direct object.
 
 
Jan 14, 2009
I wonder if Dilbert ever worked for LM? Some of his material appears to be taking from there. Or maybe it was developed based on input from the FAA.
 
 
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Jan 14, 2009
Earth to red33410....If you look at the entire context....Wally was stating that being "worthless" is a lifestyle. You would have Wally being worthless only at work.

Having written this, I still have reoccurring nightmares about forgetting what room my English classes were being held in. I was either off campus getting a Breakfast Jack with friends....or doing some other evil deed while the nerds recited "i before e except after c".

"Written this" because if I used the more familiar "Said this" you would jump on it and point out that I did not say anything. Actually, you might still say the correct description would be "typed" this....but I used my computer, so I really "keyboarded this".........

Red.....go have a Breakfast Jack on me.
 
 
Jan 14, 2009
What irks just about everyone is a Wanna-Be know it all making stupid comments about punctuation and grammar in a comic strip.

Why don't you write your own strip, then you won't have to worry about someone elses grammar!!
 
 
Jan 14, 2009
Wow.. awesome.
I'm in my denial phase I guess
 
 
 
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