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Author Topic: WHY? Because the whole F****** thing is a lie!  (Read 2473 times)

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Re: WHY? Because the whole F****** thing is a lie!
« Reply #15 on: April 25, 2016, 03:52:55 pm »

"We deny Science, experts, physicists, engineers, ..."

No, "we" don't. Some might, but they are certainly entitled to their opinion as much as the rest of us.

No indeed, being affiliated as an "American" does not mean we all agree, or should agree.
thanks for the grammar lesson.

Symantics

Actually it is Semantics.  And when you say WE you include others in what ever you are describing.  A good rule of thumb is not too put word in others mouths.

Not picking nits...but it was more of a Spelling lesson.  See grammar is defined as the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language.

Spelling is...well spelling stuff correctly...see the difference?
 

But it was mostly to let you know why WE as a group generally do not use we in statements as when we do we include everyone in that statement...generally.
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Re: WHY? Because the whole F****** thing is a lie!
« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2016, 05:18:14 pm »

It's really not a simple grammar lesson.  It's more of a clarification of intent.  I try never to use we when I present my opinion on the interwebs.  Those responding to your inclusive use of we are only trying to get you to look at how you're using the word and what your intent by doing so is.  You and I might share the exact same opinion on many things but I'd never presume to make you a party to my statements.  You could reply with a Here Here! and I might then use we in the sense of you and I in any follow ups. 

Blatant generalizations are generally blatantly thought of.   ^_^  If you see what I'm saying.  I'm feeling all cliche today.  I hate Mondays.

Amen...your noodle may not be on that fork, so what is with We?
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