View Single Post
Old April 2 2013, 05:58 AM   #26
Vice Admiral
Maurice's Avatar
Location: Maurice in San Francisco
Re: 'Cupcake' Has Been Struck From The IMDB Cast For 'Into Darkness'

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
Maurice wrote: View Post
BTW, it oughta be "struck" not "stricken". "Cupcake was stricken with space herpes" vs. "Cupcake was struck from the duty roster."
Although both dictionaries I consulted indicate no preference, I completely agree with you on this. Good call.
They're not interchangeable in this context. One is an adjective (stricken) the other is a verb [trans] (struck). Try to swap another adjective and you see it don't work:
Re: 'Cupcake' Has Been Afflicted From The IMDB Cast For 'Into Darkness'
* * *
"If you wanted to get a good meeting... just go in and
say 'darker, grittier, sexier' and whatever."
óGlen Larson, 2010
Maurice is offline   Reply With Quote