by Day Hiker » Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:21 pm
Snowslogger wrote:Probably should be spelled that way, but I've always seen it as he spelled it.
by Dow Williams » Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:11 pm
Day Hiker wrote:But even if 80% of the academic geniuses of the climbing community get it wrong, it doesn't change which way is correct.
by aglane » Sat Dec 04, 2010 10:54 pm
Day Hiker wrote:Spelled "mantel," as in it's named after the object onto which one would perform that movement:
by Day Hiker » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:04 am
Dow Williams wrote:True, but if you are trying to impress yourself by correcting or improving grammar skills of those of us in the climbing industry, particularly mine, based on my quite average education and lack of interest in improving my English language skills at 47.....that sure is not setting a very high goal for yourself. Maybe challenge yourself a bit more and hang out at your local Starbucks. That would be a huge leap forward.
Dow Williams wrote:lack of interest in improving my English language skills at 47
by Day Hiker » Sun Dec 05, 2010 7:17 pm
drpw wrote:Day Hiker wrote:It's not a democracy.
Actually, language is a democracy.
by Dow Williams » Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:34 pm
Day Hiker wrote: Who knows; some small bits of that new knowledge may even come from 43-year-old non-p.c. pricks on the Internet.
by drpw » Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:44 pm
Day Hiker wrote:So if 55% of the Internet uses "ur" or "your" for the contraction of "you are," you will concede THAT is now the correct way and "you're" is incorrect?
by MoapaPk » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:07 am
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