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Forum: Off-Topic 08-30-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By mdsbuc
LOL! :thumbup:

LOL! :thumbup:
Forum: Off-Topic 08-30-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
That may be similar to something that bothers me....

That may be similar to something that bothers me. Here, it is very common for people to say, "So and So" just graduated college;" or, "My daugher is going to graduate high school next June." For me...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-30-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
It's street reporting. I can understand its...

It's street reporting. I can understand its occasional usage in regular speech. When it becomes habitual it is really annoying, like when someone always concludes a comment with Y' know. Y' know?
Forum: Off-Topic 08-30-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
You're right. Then again, I'm not a professional...

You're right. Then again, I'm not a professional writer, getting paid for it.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
Hell no, at least not the national broadcasts. I...

Hell no, at least not the national broadcasts. I do watch the local affiliate on occasion, which is a bit less biased.



The reporter that has gotten my dander up on this redundant pronoun...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
Often the criminal is caught "red handed" in the...

Often the criminal is caught "red handed" in the act. Legally he is innocent until proven guilty. But, in the real world the criminal didn't allegedly commit the act, he committed it. I've seen cases...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
:thumbup: Perfect. That will help me for the rest...

:thumbup: Perfect. That will help me for the rest of the day. Tomorrow, I'm not so sure about...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
I've noticed this frequent use of "allegedly" in...

I've noticed this frequent use of "allegedly" in current journalism too. I wonder if the news agencies say this just to cover their rear ends, from a legal standpoint. We have a county Sheriff from a...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
Well Sandy, I have to admit that I struggle with...

Well Sandy, I have to admit that I struggle with who and whom on occasion. Good vs. well really bugs me too. That thought leads me to the general blurring of adjectives and adverbs these days...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
I agree. Journalism in general seems not so good...

I agree. Journalism in general seems not so good these days. Sports journalism is even worse.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
LOL, I knew that I would fu*k up somehow when I...

LOL, I knew that I would fu*k up somehow when I wrote the post. There's the irony of it, right? Well, I'm not a professional writer, which should be easy to detect. Beyond that, my spelling sucks,...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
Perfect! After I posted and left the forum, I...

Perfect! After I posted and left the forum, I thought about this some more and realized that the redundancy was what was bothering me; this and the fact that my elementary school teachers, so many...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
Headlines can be really entertaining, although...

Headlines can be really entertaining, although some are just awful.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 450
Posted By mdsbuc
What grammatical error is this?

Examples:
"My brother, he wants to....."
"Professor Jones, he believes...."
"The city council, they ruled in favor of...."

We have a new street reporter that repeatedly uses this sentence...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-30-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,679
Posted By mdsbuc
+1 Cadillac is definitely in the game. I love...

+1 Cadillac is definitely in the game. I love the styling of the new Caddies. :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By mdsbuc
Sweet! Enjoy the new ride and have a great time...

Sweet! Enjoy the new ride and have a great time on your trip. :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,845
Posted By mdsbuc
The car is beautiful, but you probably should...

The car is beautiful, but you probably should have ordered the Coral Red interior to help fulfill this Spider-Man "thing" that you've got going. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,851
Posted By mdsbuc
http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php?title=BMW...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php?title=BMW_European_Delivery

:thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mdsbuc
It will be my pleasure to "chip in," as it will...

It will be my pleasure to "chip in," as it will be for many others, I'm sure!
Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mdsbuc
Me..., We visited Berlin a couple of years ago....

Me..., We visited Berlin a couple of years ago. It's an awesome city with so much to see and do. The Pergamon Museum was just one of many things we enjoyed while there. We loved the city and think...
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mdsbuc
Congratulations once again! Now it's time to...

Congratulations once again! Now it's time to start thinking about where'd you like to go on your next ED. That is, if you haven't already begun to do so.... :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,161
Posted By mdsbuc
+1 :thumbup:

+1 :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,161
Posted By mdsbuc
The whole trip sounds awesome, but I would have...

The whole trip sounds awesome, but I would have loved to have been there with you for this. Enjoy the rest of your trip....and congrats! :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mdsbuc
Congrats! It sure is a nice benefit for BMW CCA...

Congrats! It sure is a nice benefit for BMW CCA members, so well worth it. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By mdsbuc
LOL, I think this is the truth. On my E60 the...

LOL, I think this is the truth. On my E60 the European cars had red reflectors on the rear bumper. Early U.S. models had black plastic inserts instead, no matter what color the car was. This was...
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