[Gllug] Schoolboy Grammar

Stuart Sears stuart at sjsears.com
Tue Mar 27 10:22:39 UTC 2012

 On Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:18:30 +0100, Stuart Sears wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2012 08:45:49 +0000, Tyson, Jim wrote:
>> A rooky error
> "rookie" :)
> Unless you're referring to an error characterised by an abundance of
> rooks, I suppose.
> here, rookie is used as a modifier - it's an adjectival noun anyway.

 oops, no it isn't. It's a noun adjunct.

> Did you absolutely have to posting (what appears to be) the entire

 and yes, of course that was meant to say "post"

> digest email with a random portion responded to at the top and all 
> the
> unrelated parts beneath it?
> Surely something else for the pedants to get their teeth into :)



 (who appears to be remarkably poor at spotting errors in his own emails 
 until after hitting the 'send' button.)

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