Author Topic: Grammar that makes you cringe  (Read 629200 times)

Re: Grammar that makes you cringe
« Reply #6400 on: 05 January, 2022, 06:54:43 pm »
Æthelred the Unready is widely* acknowledged as the originator of the phrase “That was offside by a fucking mile, ref!”.

* Lie

Damn right it's a lie. As ani fule kno, Æthelred was always complaining1 about the other team taking a penalty or a free kick before the ref blew their whistle.



1 May also contain traces of LIE...
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Re: Grammar that makes you cringe
« Reply #6401 on: 09 January, 2022, 08:59:20 pm »
Apparently 'showcasing' now means 'showing'...

Via this thread: https://twitter.com/thegyth/status/1479519308120305664

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Re: Grammar that makes you cringe
« Reply #6402 on: 09 January, 2022, 10:39:51 pm »
May contain instances of redacting fail.