No more Hershey products for me. (Haven't consciously bought a Coke
product since 1985 either.)
Hershey Chocolate sues competitor Mars for trademark and copyright
infringement, because Mars' wrappers contain "several shades of
brown". ON A CHOCOLATE WRAPPER
They have lost their mind.
On that same note, the other day my youngest daughter made the best home
made "Reese's Peanut Butter Cups" and brought them out to the shop for
Leon and I while we were putting cabinets together for the latest kitchen.
I only got one ... :(
Oh how many times a day I bite my tongue when I read in public forums what the
common man has written, but people get grumpy when you correct their grammar so
I usually just keep it to myself. However, since the can of worms is open, two
others that I JUST don't understand are "to" vs. "too", and "lose" vs. "loose".
How can so MANY get them so wrong? And don't get me started on superfluous
And now back to our regularly scheduled off-topic meanderings. :-)
Any given amount of traffic flow, no matter how
sparse, will expand to fill all available lanes.
Shirt happens ...
Viola, being the uncommon man that your are, perhaps you to would like
to be in own my favorite web sight ... it will deal with the folks who
still care about the English language, all too of you.
Well, he -wasn't- an electrician, or a conductor, was he?
OTOH, there was the person who was absolutely flabbergasted to see a
person 'drop trou' in a public venue. It was reported that the look
on their face was the faze of the moon.
I give benefit of the doubt to most errors which can be attributed to
fast typing, unless it's habitual... and we both know those guys. :-)
What I have (not "I've got") little patience for is mixed tense...
specifically, "has got" or "have got" and their corresponding
contractions, such as, "you've got to see this," or 'he's got it."
There are grammar web sites that claim this is correct and it simply is
not. Or they claim it's ok in informal discussion. "Informal discussion"
is the new term for slang.
I have no problem with it when actually used in informal discussion.
What's driving me crazy is its common use in documentary script. It's
become completely common in TV narration on the History channel,
Discovery channel, and dare I say it.... PBS.
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