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Old April 25 2013, 07:03 AM   #67
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Re: Grammar Nazi Thread: Smooshing Words Together

Sector 7 wrote: View Post
I was taught to speak and write proper English aka "the King's English". Ebonics, street slang and such are abhorrent to me.
It's a matter of the right level of usage. Street slang is appropriate for . . . well, the street. But you don't use slang or "ebonics" or netspeak abbreviations in a research paper.

And I still say there's no such word as "alot," dammit.
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