[SpamCop-List] Re: Comcast considers "clever" anti-spam idea
baloo at ursine.ca
Thu May 27 21:43:46 EDT 2004
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N. Miller <tdy at blackhole.aosake.net> writes:
> In article <c935fl$al6$1 at news.spamcop.net>, nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
>> Paul Johnson wrote:
>> > They should of thought of that *before* they were compromised and left
>> > it long enough for people to start complaining.
>> You mean "should have" or "should've." "Should of" doesn't even make
>> sense grammatically.
> I have given up on worrying about such grammatical shifts in the language.
No kidding. That, and there are regional dialects. Nobody outside
Oregon, Washington and British Columbia seems to be able to pronounce
any of the local names, for example. (Which can be terrably confusing
at times, some tourists asking for directions seem to be able to
pronounce names each in their own unique way)
> Very soon I expect the dictionaries to make it an actual part of the
> language. (But it still grates on my senses, just as mismatched case does.)
Not a fan of StudlyCaps, huh?
<baloo at ursine.ca>
Linux. You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.
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