Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams

Dilbert Classics

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  1. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, about 1 year ago

    Grow your business.

  2. Pacopuddy

    Pacopuddy said, about 1 year ago

    Panel 2 – ‘using a word WRONGLY’, not wrong!


    Scott, you disappoint me.

  3. win

    win said, about 1 year ago

    Pseudo intellectuals and pedants dither over word useage whilst the rest of us seem to have few problems communicating until we’re challenged at Scabble.

  4. Prof d'anglais

    Prof d'anglais said, about 1 year ago

    @Pacopuddy

    I would also have replaced “proper” with “correct”.
    @win
    Was that a typo when you misspelt Scrabble?
    The floating preposition became acceptable after most people ignored the rule.

  5. win

    win said, about 1 year ago

    @Prof d'anglais

    Oops…shouldn’t be commenting during cocktail hour. Buy ya a drink, Doc?

  6. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, about 1 year ago

    You can jaw all you like about the proletarian glories of descriptive grammar, but it impedes and weakens accurate communication. Be smart, go normative! (Sisyphos is an FA/FB-recognized Grammar Police officer.)

  7. Pacopuddy

    Pacopuddy said, about 1 year ago

    @Prof d'anglais

    I concur – I would have preferred to use ‘incorrectly’ rather than ‘wrongly’, but then I gave a thought to my readership.


    (meow)

  8. Ray C

    Ray C said, about 1 year ago

    A floating preposition is something up with which I will not put. BTW, my pet peeve is using the word “importantly” as an adjective. It has become almost universal. Hardly anyone says, “More important” any more.

  9. MrSmee

    MrSmee GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    MY pet peeve is those who seem to avoid the verb “to affect” (are they getting mixed up with “effect”?) and use that HORRIBLE new “in” verb “to impact”. UGH!!!

  10. rmacprivate

    rmacprivate GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @win

    All we need now, is Dave Barry’s persona Mr. Language Person to help clarify this discussion.

  11. no1scouse

    no1scouse said, about 1 year ago

    “It begs the question”, consistently misused!

  12. Davepostmp

    Davepostmp said, about 1 year ago

    @win

    Dither and whilst? Sounds like pseudo intellectual usage to me…

  13. Kasper

    Kasper said, about 1 year ago

    There weren’t any rules till the 18th century … and then they (the pedants) applied the rules of Latin to English and made it fit where it didn’t.

  14. David Henderson

    David Henderson said, about 1 year ago

    What about all the trade and brand names that have became common names. “Coke” to mean any and all sodas. “SKILSAW” to mean any brand Circular Saw. Or “Google” meaning to research. I could go on all day but you get the point.. Language and grammar change with time and that is just the way it. Think how funny sounding we would be to someone a hundred years from now. Or them to us.

  15. route66paul

    route66paul said, about 1 year ago

    my pet peeve is less and few. you would say less sand or fewer grains

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