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Offline Darryl

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Are you pedantic?
« on: September 14, 2018, 11:43:58 am »

My wife told me she thought we'd have less arguments if I wasn't so pedantic.
I told her 'I think you mean fewer'.
 

 


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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2018, 06:50:55 am »
Although you try to make it sound like this is a joke, we know....

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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2018, 10:04:29 am »
Ha Ha!
Here's a couple more from the same box: (Or should that be here are?)


I went to the doctors with hearing problems.
He said "Can you describe the symptoms?"
I said "Homer's a fat bloke and Marge has blue hair"
 
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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2018, 10:40:59 am »
 ;)
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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2018, 11:32:52 am »

I went to the doctors with hearing problems.
He said "Can you describe the symptoms?"

How many doctors did you see?
Bertha

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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2018, 01:33:56 pm »
You have an eagle eye, Bertha!
Actually I did correct the missing apostrophe in Homer's, and added the question mark after symptoms, but overlooked the doctor's
Probably better just to remove the s.

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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2018, 11:23:11 am »
 :D
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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2018, 11:53:25 am »
I think I need to start a club: "Proud to be Pedantic". When my wife says I am pedantic, I reply: "thank you!" I use this little conversation as an excuse when I am (gently) correcting someone or pointing out what I believe to be a mistake. (I don't do this often, or I would no longer be on this planet.)
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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2018, 04:45:30 am »
hello i don't have idea about pedantic,when it will be use this word pedantic,please let me something about pedantic......

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Re: Are you pedantic?
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2018, 11:23:47 am »
Pedantic means excessively concerned with formal rules, especially grammar, as in the joke.