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David G
01-27-2018, 10:33 PM
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Vince Brennan
01-28-2018, 09:20 AM
Yet in the midst of all that scribble,
They don't define a participle?
I always had an awful wrangle
To understand just WHY they dangle!

David G
01-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Yet in the midst of all that scribble,
They don't define a participle?
I always had an awful wrangle
To understand just WHY they dangle!

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Pitsligo
01-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Yet in the midst of all that scribble,
They don't define a participle?
I always had an awful wrangle
To understand just WHY they dangle!

BRAVO!! BRAVO, sir!!

Alex

Hwyl
01-28-2018, 02:00 PM
Yuo're my hero Vince.

Hwyl
01-28-2018, 02:08 PM
What's a gerund do I hear you asking
In the showering of words we are basking
The answer's simple I may sing
It's simply a verb that ends in "ing".

David G
01-28-2018, 02:10 PM
We walk among geniuses...

Hwyl
01-28-2018, 02:20 PM
Not me, but Vince often lets the genii out of the bottle.

Chip-skiff
01-28-2018, 03:57 PM
We walk among geniuses...

But. . . are they stable?

David G
01-28-2018, 11:27 PM
But. . . are they stable?

I don't know... for all I know... they could be stabile instead <G>