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Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2019, 06:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,877
Posted By seafire6b

Over the years I've often taken delight in...

Over the years I've often taken delight in impersonating "Richard" when I'm driving and while my better half is - supervising? To many of us, Clive Swift sometimes almost stole the show from his...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Dec 2018, 16:20
Replies: 211
Views: 15,816
Posted By seafire6b

Not proof reading proves a point.

Not proof reading proves a point.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Dec 2018, 20:33
Replies: 50
Views: 3,579
Posted By seafire6b

Whoops! Even if I untruthfully claimed a stutter,...

Whoops! Even if I untruthfully claimed a stutter, I'm aware that wouldn't help! I must've read through half a dozen times, yet somehow still managed to "read it OUT".

Meanwhile, anything else...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2018, 16:56
Replies: 50
Views: 3,579
Posted By seafire6b

However to "choose an alternative form of words...

However to "choose an alternative form of words so the meaning is clear and unambiguous" could often and unnecessarily lengthen written communications. If I may say, even within that sentence, your...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2018, 12:12
Replies: 50
Views: 3,579
Posted By seafire6b

Discorde, by its very nature, written language...

Discorde, by its very nature, written language must be more precise. These two statements (repeated from a DaveReidUK post), have entirely different meanings:

"Not forgetting the famous American...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2018, 08:13
Replies: 50
Views: 3,579
Posted By seafire6b

gileraguy yep, but it's worth it. For instance -...

gileraguy yep, but it's worth it. For instance - in written text and at a glance, you instantly know the difference between the dog's bollocks and the dogs' bollocks!
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Dec 2018, 13:23
Replies: 50
Views: 3,579
Posted By seafire6b

Seeing you've started a thread appertaining to...

Seeing you've started a thread appertaining to grammar - in your opening sentence, "whats" lacked its required apostrophe and further, the whole sentence needed a question mark.

Also, "it's", with...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2018, 21:29
Replies: 25
Views: 1,456
Posted By seafire6b

So I guess that now, when a Formula One car...

So I guess that now, when a Formula One car overtakes another, it now "dies", as opposed to passes?
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2018, 14:38
Replies: 41
Views: 2,487
Posted By seafire6b

Excellent Trossie, thanks for that - very funny,...

Excellent Trossie, thanks for that - very funny, and point made. https://www.pprune.org/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2018, 02:31
Replies: 41
Views: 2,487
Posted By seafire6b

Not pathetic, but wholly valid. The words "it's"...

Not pathetic, but wholly valid. The words "it's" and "its" have entirely different meanings. If readers seek clarification between what you've written and what you actually meant, it's not their...
2nd Oct 2018, 14:18
Replies: 1,964
Views: 774,145
Posted By seafire6b

southside bobby, you see? PPRuNe - it's not just...

southside bobby, you see? PPRuNe - it's not just entertaining, but educational too! I first came across the moniker "Gatters" decades ago, think it was intended as a kind of pseudo-snobbish...
25th Aug 2018, 08:54
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,390,819
Posted By seafire6b

Yes, "adherence" is a legal requirement. However,...

Yes, "adherence" is a legal requirement. However, irrespective of the "same very strict" CAA rules, if you've transited various UK airports, you'll be aware their actual interpretation might...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2018, 20:48
Replies: 55
Views: 3,525
Posted By seafire6b

Well, that makes a change - a big CAT being...

Well, that makes a change - a big CAT being followed by a couple of "Deere". It's often the other way round!
28th Jul 2018, 11:58
Replies: 214
Views: 85,786
Posted By seafire6b

Back in November 1969 and never having departed...

Back in November 1969 and never having departed from that runway before, I was happily surprised to note our 707 was taxying out for take-off from 23L, giving me some new views during our take-off...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jun 2018, 20:40
Replies: 185
Views: 17,794
Posted By seafire6b

You're missing the bigger point. If you purchase...

You're missing the bigger point. If you purchase ANY product that's advertised on TV, then along with all the other people who buy it, you have become one of the many who contribute towards its...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jun 2018, 13:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,656
Posted By seafire6b

That's hardly a non-partisan source of...

That's hardly a non-partisan source of information though. Obviously ANY political party will hold themselves up as shining examples. The same goes for interviews with politicians of ANY persuasion.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2018, 14:19
Replies: 37
Views: 2,503
Posted By seafire6b

Agreed, it seems many people just cannot resist...

Agreed, it seems many people just cannot resist the temptation to add an apostrophe, irrespective.
It's easy - ''it's'' can ONLY mean ''it is'' or ''it has'', nothing else.

Way back at primary...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th May 2018, 10:28
Replies: 471
Views: 24,701
Posted By seafire6b

Reached out

Reached out
22nd Apr 2018, 22:29
Replies: 1,964
Views: 774,145
Posted By seafire6b

Sorry, but your rebuttal is completely lost upon...

Sorry, but your rebuttal is completely lost upon me - not to mention the topic. You guess that I ''will have or are looking for sympathizers''. Although unfounded, even that possibility seems to...
22nd Apr 2018, 13:30
Replies: 1,964
Views: 774,145
Posted By seafire6b

and now three posts ... Ad infinitum. ZZZzzzz....

and now three posts ... Ad infinitum. ZZZzzzz....
22nd Apr 2018, 12:29
Replies: 1,964
Views: 774,145
Posted By seafire6b

WARNING - severe thread drift! This is the...

WARNING - severe thread drift! This is the Stansted thread, yet southside bobby has now decided to prolong a trifling sideshow discussion, whether Charing Cross or Marble Arch should be deemed the...
17th Apr 2018, 15:57
Replies: 114
Views: 7,877
Posted By seafire6b

Holden HURRICANE (There are more, but I'm...

Holden HURRICANE


(There are more, but I'm now retiring!)
17th Apr 2018, 15:55
Replies: 114
Views: 7,877
Posted By seafire6b

Austin AMBASSADOR

Austin AMBASSADOR
17th Apr 2018, 15:54
Replies: 114
Views: 7,877
Posted By seafire6b

Mercury COMET

Mercury COMET
17th Apr 2018, 15:51
Replies: 114
Views: 7,877
Posted By seafire6b

GMC TYPHOON

GMC TYPHOON
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