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Comment: seling something (Score 1) 667

by bigdavex (#49264941) Attached to: Why There Is No Such Thing as 'Proper English'

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Mr. Kamm is an editorial writer and columnist for the Times of London. His latest book is âoeAccidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage.â
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Nevertheless, the author has also thought up some rules that he thinks will help you write clearly and would like to sell them to you.

Comment: torn (Score 1) 172

by bigdavex (#49261587) Attached to: Lawsuit Over Quarter Horse's Clone May Redefine Animal Breeding

Scientifically, I agree the clone should qualify.

But how is this an issue for the courts? Why should there be a legal definition of a certified quarter horse?

I just think if a dorky organization wants to certify horses that exclude clones, they should be able to until such time as it comes becomes bankrupt.

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. -- Dr. Johnson

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