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Posted by mklprc (Member # 3960) on May 20, 2005, 07:36:
 
I hate to be the English teacher here, but there is no apostrophe in "weapons." Instantly ruins the effect.
 
Posted by magefile (Member # 2918) on May 20, 2005, 08:42:
 
It's generally not considered wise to criticize the Honorable Snaggy and Nitrozac in one's first post ...
 
Posted by drunkennewfiemidget (Member # 2814) on May 20, 2005, 08:53:
 
In his defence though, he is right -- about the typo on warriors, not weapons -- not the lost effect.
 
Posted by Snaggy (Member # 123) on May 20, 2005, 09:28:
 
Isn't that how they spell Warrior's on Tatooine?

/me blames it on the midnight show. [Smile]


~~~jedi mind trick~~~~
You don't see a typo anymore.~~~~~
~~~/jedi mind trick~~~
 
Posted by greycat (Member # 945) on May 23, 2005, 05:26:
 
Just for the record, I noted the grammar error too, but I let it pass, on the grounds that it could be considered a "Grocer's Apostrophe", intentionally thrown in to make the salesman look a bit seedier.

I considered it analogous to writers who use dialect when their characters are speaking to each other.

But for everyone's benefit, I leave you with these instructions:

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Posted by supaboy (Member # 183) on May 23, 2005, 07:39:
 
The Jedi mind-tricks work on me, apparently. I don't see any superfluous apostrophes anymore, and Anakin looks like it's spelled right too. [crazy]
 


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