1. Blue Screen of Death
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    A small mistake.

    Discussion in 'Support & Feedback' started by Blue Screen of Death, Jun 20, 2009.

    I was sending an invitation with the system here, when I noticed something. At the bottom of the screen it says "You didn't send any invitation yet" which I know is incorrect. I know it seems like I'm being picky, but I just thought since this is a writing forum, good grammar should be everywhere.

    P.S. As you can see, I attached an image of the problem.
     

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    I think that's correct- I don't see how it would be any different.
     
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    it IS correct grammar, though perhaps not the best wording...

    what do you think is poor grammar in that sentence?
     
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    to me it feels jerky when i reed it, personaly i would have written: You haven't sent any invitations yet.

    i think it sounds mych better please tell me if i'm wrong)
     
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    To answer your question mammamaia, invitation should be plural.
     
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    It isn't incorrect as it stands, even though the plural sounds a bit better.

    'Tis a niggling nit you're wigglin', methinks.
     
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    he's/we're right... either way is grammatically correct...

    and i did say it could have been worded a bit better as far as style goes, but as cog noted, it's not worth spending a whole thread on...
     

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