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1 minute ago, madras said:

I do it all the time. Its how I was taught at school when writing so it's easy to carry it over.

 

 

 


You were taught to put the question mark a space after the word? That’s simply not correct, though. 

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4 minutes ago, Astroblack said:


You were taught to put the question mark a space after the word? That’s simply not correct, though. 

That's the 70s for ya. I was also forced to write with my right hand even though left handed, hence now my writing is like a drunk GPs. My wife went to a school where they taught phonetics and read books with lines like "hee kikt it".

 

 

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People still doing two spaces after a period (or full stop or whatever). We’ve been able to easily print proportional fonts for decades and decades now. There’s absolutely no need for more than one space. This is admittedly a fucking stupid pet peeve to have, but I own it. 
 

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27 minutes ago, Astroblack said:


You were taught to put the question mark a space after the word? That’s simply not correct, though. 

It was back then, only learned to change it with predictive grammar in MS Word

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Hate the expression 'baller' used to refer to a footballer. 

 

Picture of a favoured footballer, caption -  baller!

 

Reeks of NFL/NBA and as we all know, Americans shouldn't be let anywhere near 'our' football!!! 

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38 minutes ago, Django said:

Hate the expression 'baller' used to refer to a footballer. 

 

Picture of a favoured footballer, caption -  baller!

 

Reeks of NFL/NBA and as we all know, Americans shouldn't be let anywhere near 'our' football!!! 


Sounds like

 

You wish you were a little bit taller

Wish you were a baller

Wish you had a girl who looked good 

You would call her

Wish you had a rabbit in a hat with a bat 

And a six-four Impala 

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On 21/01/2023 at 23:13, Astroblack said:


Really? That’s interesting. Thought it was no space based on old books. 

 

I was frustrated by how you should use a ? at the end of a sentence. But then I read that a ? is basically a . with the squiggly bit on the top, so therefore you don't end a sentence with a space then a . so why should you do the same with a ?

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26 minutes ago, South-Cheshire-Toon said:

 

I was frustrated by how you should use a ? at the end of a sentence. But then I read that a ? is basically a . with the squiggly bit on the top, so therefore you don't end a sentence with a space then a . so why should you do the same with a ?

 

Do you not need a ? after your last ??

 

 

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3 hours ago, South-Cheshire-Toon said:

 

I was frustrated by how you should use a ? at the end of a sentence. But then I read that a ? is basically a . with the squiggly bit on the top, so therefore you don't end a sentence with a space then a . so why should you do the same with a ?

I've had an internal debate with myself and I've decided to keep the space. If anyone whinges I'm gonna make it two spaces.

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Anyone else's Google maps not working? Phone has a vague idea of where it is but it's constantly searching for gps and lagging for like 10 mins etc. I've done the obvious thing like uninstall, refresh, update the app etc but this is now becoming a massive pain. Any ideas? 

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7 minutes ago, midds said:

Anyone else's Google maps not working? Phone has a vague idea of where it is but it's constantly searching for gps and lagging for like 10 mins etc. I've done the obvious thing like uninstall, refresh, update the app etc but this is now becoming a massive pain. Any ideas? 

Working fine here. They might have just decided not to bother with the Durham coast, tbf they'd have a point 😉 

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29 minutes ago, midds said:

Anyone else's Google maps not working? Phone has a vague idea of where it is but it's constantly searching for gps and lagging for like 10 mins etc. I've done the obvious thing like uninstall, refresh, update the app etc but this is now becoming a massive pain. Any ideas? 

 

Look at porn instead of being a map nonce

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