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kaneboats
09-20-2011, 02:07 PM
I hope no one takes this personally but:

http://btr.michaelkwan.com/2009/09/10/grammar-101-sale-and-sell/

maxpower220
09-20-2011, 06:50 PM
U r prolly talkin to sum peeps on here that dont type to good. Last time I sold somethin, it was for sale, in the for sale section, not the for sell section. Classifieds are ratings for secret and top secret stuff.

newty
09-20-2011, 07:21 PM
Weight... Whut? Thats it... I'm sailing my boat!

Ed G
09-20-2011, 07:30 PM
If Classifieds are ratings for secret and top secret stuff, then where do you put the classified stuff?

Oh, I forgot - you sell it!

DOCDRS
09-21-2011, 01:08 AM
Is it deemed on sale if you sell it in the classifieds? Do you have to have a sale on it when selling in the classifieds or can you sell it as is without a sale? Would it be a sell off and would that be on sale or just something being sold as is if it is placed in the selling classifieds as opposed to the personal classifieds? If its personal can it still be on sale or do you have to sell it as used even if its in its original box that was on sale? Thank god its sold so I don't have to have another sale or find some guitar or amp that I need to throw in with it to make it sell or seem like its a sale even though its something I no longer need and really is just a piece of sh*t taking up space in my garage.

Ed G
09-21-2011, 06:25 AM
and that bit of wine induced verbage brings up a good point...

Shouldn't a "Gararge Sale" actually be called a "Gargage Sell"?

BensonWdby
09-21-2011, 08:35 AM
Similar line of thought - my Dad's favorite challenge to his english teacher:

"Write Wright right." or is it "Write right right." or "Write rite right." or "Write write right."

maxpower220
09-21-2011, 01:00 PM
If Classifieds are ratings for secret and top secret stuff, then where do you put the classified stuff?

Oh, I forgot - you sell it!

Classified stuff always goes in a safe.

deerfield
09-21-2011, 02:26 PM
If its personal ... even if its in its original box that was on sale? Thank god its sold so I don't ... or seem like its a sale even though its something I no longer need...

Used Moomba shirt to the person who finds the missing punctuation marks.

wolfeman131
09-21-2011, 03:37 PM
Its should be it's and the g in god should be capitalized.

bergermaister
09-21-2011, 07:28 PM
If IT'S personal... even if IT'S in its original box that was on sale? Thank God IT'S sold so I don't... or seem like IT'S a sale even though IT'S something I no longer needed...

newty
09-21-2011, 07:42 PM
If IT'S personal... even if IT'S in IT'S original box that was on sale? Thank God IT'S sold so I don't... or seem like IT'S a sale even though IT'S something I no longer needed...


You forgot one Berg!:cool:


Once again... the out of control downward spiraling thread. lol

bergermaister
09-21-2011, 07:44 PM
Nope- possessive doesn't use the apostrophe! "Its original box" Boo ya!

I didn't go to high school for 6 years for nuthin!

newty
09-21-2011, 08:12 PM
Nerd! Hahahaha Good one!

deerfield
09-21-2011, 09:32 PM
And the shirt goes to bergermeister.

DOCDRS
09-21-2011, 11:28 PM
Hey , highschool were the best 8 years of my life!!! I was really looking forward to my ninth, but all the freshpeople were beginning to think I was a teacher????

Ed G
09-22-2011, 06:35 AM
ever wonder why we use "don't" as an abbreviation for "do not" and "it's" for "it is" when actually they are the same amount of characters (minus the space)?

English truly is a strange language...especially in the Boston area :)

BensonWdby
09-22-2011, 08:27 AM
I wouldn't / couldn't / shouldn't be able to answer that question.

bergermaister
09-22-2011, 03:55 PM
And the shirt goes to bergermeister.

SWEET! Wait, uh just a sec, you said a used shirt right? How used are we talkin here?? I just heard about a fart scented candle this morning and got me thinking about how excited I should be about this nerd trophy... ;)

kaneboats
09-23-2011, 10:11 AM
I just heard about a fart scented candle this morning ... ;)

What's the point of that? To keep women out of the garage?

bergermaister
09-23-2011, 10:17 AM
Dunno but my boss is getting one for Christmas this year - label removed prior to delivery...

My buddy's daughter discovered it in a gift shop somewhere in TX. I guess they had beer scented ones too and some other interesting varieties.

kaneboats
09-23-2011, 10:30 AM
Ahhhh, I get it. Use as a gift for your "favorite" people. Hmm. I can think of at least one neighbor who deserves a nice candle for the holidays.

bergermaister
09-29-2011, 02:37 PM
Got the shirts yesterday and actually wearing one today - thanks Stuart!!!!!!

kaneboats
09-29-2011, 02:39 PM
Got to meet Stuart on Mon. over a quick lunch. What a great guy. Maybe we'll take a ride over to Tuscaloosa some time when he's down that way.