Originally Posted by Vertigo
Hello and welcome along. You'd better watch it when Chrispy gets a hold of your grammar
But I sympathise, I sometimes think it would be easier to learn a new language than to learn all the rules of grammar.
Ah, good, someone did warn her before I critiqued
Hello, welcome home. Most of this place protrudes outside reality, and several of the residents are a bit strange, so you should integrate instinctively. Did you leave plenty of food and water for the cat, and a clean sandbox? Visits here can be protracted, and the timeflow discrepancy here is in the opposite direction to Narnia or Wonderland; just stop for one little welcoming thread and a half hour, or half a day, has passed in Mundania.
I don't think English spelling and phonetics have more than a nodding relationship. Indeed, seeing that all laws of spelling have exceptions, I'm not convinced English gas any desire to conform to any logical structure at all; it is enchained, circumscribed and imprisoned by pedants like myself, but ultimately not controlled; we might believe universal communication to be a worthwhile goal, and the primary purpose of symbolic structured prose, but it is clear that the wider social gestalt considers confusion and obfuscation more important. As symbolised by L33t, and phone messages.
Beware; a solid clique (the noise made by chinese door opening) of rabid grammatical brownshirts is assembling here, plotting the reinstatement of the semicolon…