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    "Macccas wiv the kids coz we hungry"

    So much sighing by me upon seeing that.

    Worst part? It was posted by my SIL.

    She constantly posts in this type of abbreviated/lolspeak/butchering of the English language.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SAgirl View Post
    Think??

    You're having a shocker!! Haha
    I blame my phone! hahaha!
    Though... Miranda Devine and thing... it's kind of apt

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Marigold~ View Post
    See, it works with "an hour" but not with "an horse".. I thought because"hour" sounds like it should start with an "A". But even that rule doesn't always work, as with the instance of "an horrific" which is correct, there should be an "an" placed before it, but why? It doesn't sound like it stats with a vowel, like the word "hour" does.
    English is a complicated language!
    In the past, words like "horrific", "historic" and "hotel" were pronounced like "hour", with a silent (or almost silent) "h". So to use "an" was correct then, and many people still use it now.

    I tend to use "an" for "historic" and "horrific", but never for "hotel". The "h" is somehow less pronounced for me in the first two instances, but undeniable in the third!

    Long story short... Either is correct, but "an" is probably a dying breed.

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/wo...historic-event

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    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    In the past, words like "horrific", "historic" and "hotel" were pronounced like "hour", with a silent (or almost silent) "h". So to use "an" was correct then, and many people still use it now.

    I tend to use "an" for "historic" and "horrific", but never for "hotel". The "h" is somehow less pronounced for me in the first two instances, but undeniable in the third!

    Long story short... Either is correct, but "an" is probably a dying breed.

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/wo...historic-event
    LAMBJAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    In the past, words like "horrific", "historic" and "hotel" were pronounced like "hour", with a silent (or almost silent) "h". So to use "an" was correct then, and many people still use it now.

    I tend to use "an" for "historic" and "horrific", but never for "hotel". The "h" is somehow less pronounced for me in the first two instances, but undeniable in the third!

    Long story short... Either is correct, but "an" is probably a dying breed.

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/wo...historic-event
    Good to see you!

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    No idea what I did, but here it is. ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1398426386.148425.jpg

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    From a BSS page "for sale, bored game $10"'

    I laughed, usually people use "board" instead of "bored" when explaining how they are feeling, I've never seen it the other way around lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by IndigoJ View Post
    From a BSS page "for sale, bored game $10"'

    I laughed, usually people use "board" instead of "bored" when explaining how they are feeling, I've never seen it the other way around lol
    Depends on the game I guess. Maybe it is a 'bored' game.

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