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Offline Deloria

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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2006, 05:08:24 PM »
She's arresting people for braking grammar rules and she just broke them herself!

"If it WERE" not "If it was" were is used for speaking hypothetically.
 
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2006, 05:09:15 PM »
It's too late, Michael! Soon, your precious Kelsey will be forced to pay a fine of $0000.00! MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAA! :suffer:
you make it sound like kelsey's an object!!  

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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2006, 05:09:46 PM »
Objects don't have to pay fines. :P
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2006, 05:10:21 PM »
She's arresting people for braking grammar rules and she just broke them herself!

"If it WERE" not "If it was" were is used for speaking hypothetically.

I was
You were
He/she/it was
We were
You were
They were
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2006, 05:12:10 PM »
Were is also used for hypothetically speaking, not just the you, we, you, they forms.
 
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2006, 05:15:06 PM »
if she was lying, then how come this is right?
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #26 on: January 07, 2006, 05:16:24 PM »
It isn't:
If she were lying...
 
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #27 on: January 07, 2006, 05:17:49 PM »
If...were...Yeah. Deloria's correct. *hangs head in shame*
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #28 on: January 07, 2006, 05:19:43 PM »
it's ok kelsey.  everyone messes up sometimes.
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #29 on: January 07, 2006, 05:24:48 PM »
But....but I'm me. :P
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #30 on: January 07, 2006, 05:26:27 PM »
it's ok.  *hugs kelsey*
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #31 on: January 07, 2006, 05:27:09 PM »
*hugs back and sobs*
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #32 on: January 07, 2006, 05:28:55 PM »
Alright, you've won my sympathy ::) :P i won't put you in grammar prison.
 
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #33 on: January 07, 2006, 05:32:00 PM »
*comforts kelsey*
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #34 on: January 07, 2006, 05:39:07 PM »
I think she's alright. she won't be taken away or charged.  :P  ::) She will, however recieve a warning.  ::)
 
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #35 on: January 07, 2006, 05:46:56 PM »
ok.  but can i have the money i paid for the fine back?
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #36 on: January 07, 2006, 05:49:23 PM »
No point. The money's worthless as the currency changed
 
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #37 on: January 07, 2006, 07:10:54 PM »
I think she's alright. she won't be taken away or charged.  :P  ::) She will, however recieve a warning.  ::)

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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #38 on: January 08, 2006, 02:16:46 AM »
If you take me away, I demand the right to a lawyer.
 
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Re: Grammar Jail
« Reply #39 on: January 08, 2006, 10:59:50 AM »
*takes deloria away and gives her a lawyer*
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