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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #620 on: April 13, 2010, 09:14:10 PM »
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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #621 on: April 13, 2010, 10:40:19 PM »
I don't think "up" is ever a subordinate conjunction? Always a preposition, I think.

It's not being used prepositionally there, though, is it?  It's part of a verb phrase.  Pretty please?

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Sigh. I'm a moron. It's sometimes a preposition (He ran up the hill), sometimes an adverb (Bringing up Baby), sometimes an adjective (The Dow is up). Don't know why I was thinking of it only as a preposition when the adverb was staring me in the face.

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #622 on: April 13, 2010, 11:26:14 PM »
So... Bringing Up Baby then?  :)

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #623 on: April 13, 2010, 11:47:06 PM »
So... Bringing Up Baby then?  :)

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #624 on: April 13, 2010, 11:48:38 PM »
if you were still friends with Jesus on facebook you would have to be trolling for answers here.

Nice.  8)

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #625 on: April 13, 2010, 11:51:52 PM »
So... Bringing Up Baby then?  :)

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Nice.  :)

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #626 on: April 14, 2010, 03:52:24 PM »
I've lately taken to using mono as a verb, adjective, and adverb.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #627 on: April 14, 2010, 04:12:20 PM »
I've lately taken to using mono as a verb, adjective, and adverb.

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I might need an adverb example.

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #628 on: April 14, 2010, 04:26:44 PM »
"How you play?"
"Ehh... I played mono."
"I told you you need to get more rest!"

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Words and Grammar and Stuff
« Reply #629 on: April 20, 2010, 10:54:34 PM »
Ok I am catching some crap in this article I am writing.

Which is correct.

according to Sally, "the end is near".

according to Sally, "the end is near."

"." or "".