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    Advice

    Advice. That is how it is spelled.
    Sorry.
    It is driving me crazy.

    #2
    Did I miss something?

    You can ask for advice, and people can advise you too!
    Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.

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      #3
      Originally posted by arabhorse2 View Post
      Did I miss something?

      You can ask for advice, and people can advise you too!
      I'm guessing that someone asked "for advise," which makes me cringe as well. Advice: noun. Advise: verb.

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        #4


        And before this thread gets shut down, I would like to say:

        It's not "wa-la" or "wah-lah" or "wallah..."

        The word is "voila!"

        Thanks for listening.
        I'm not one to say I toadaso. But I toadaso. - Ricky

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          #5
          Originally posted by NoGreatMischief View Post


          And before this thread gets shut down, I would like to say:

          It's not "wa-la" or "wah-lah" or "wallah..."

          The word is "voila!"

          Thanks for listening.


          Actually, I had a good giggle at a post exclaiming, "Viola!"
          I was tempted to type back, "Cello!"
          "I did know once, only I've sort of forgotten." - Winnie the Pooh

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            #6
            Irregardless. It's REGARDLESS, folks!

            Irregardless is incorrect, and means the exact opposite of what you're trying to say. Two negatives (ir, less) make a positive. So if it's regarding something, then by all means use irregardless!
            Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.

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              #7
              I couldn't care less, not "I could care less" : )
              Lapeer ... a small drinking town with a farming problem.
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                #8
                To keep this HR, how about this one?

                You are holding REINS, not reigns!

                Rein = straps attached to the bit that you hold while riding

                Reign = to rule something as in, "The king reigns over his land."

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                  #9
                  I started to contribute, but there are just so many I decided to have a drink instead.
                  SPAY/NEUTER/RESCUE/ADOPT!
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                    #10
                    What about you're Belgium Warmblood's with the nice confirmation and grate gates?

                    How many can YOU use in a sentence?

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by egontoast View Post
                      What about you're Belgium Warmblood's with the nice confirmation and grate gates?

                      How many can YOU use in a sentence?

                      I love Welch Ponies. They taste just like grape juice and look very pretty wearing a bridal.

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by arabhorse2 View Post
                        Irregardless. It's REGARDLESS, folks!

                        Irregardless is incorrect, and means the exact opposite of what you're trying to say. Two negatives (ir, less) make a positive. So if it's regarding something, then by all means use irregardless!
                        I had a high school statistics teacher who always, always used that "word." I mean, it came in every other sentence.

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                          #13
                          But is it "AMUCK" or "AMOK?"

                          I wish I knew. Not that it really matters. We are, basically, all the time in a state of high amuckness, no matter how you spell it.
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                            #14
                            Lose = as in "lose weight"
                            Loose = as in "loose horse"

                            I am hardly one to comment though - I am the world's worst speller.
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                              #15
                              Or how about those who talk about how thankful they are for having a BB like "cloth" they can come to for advice? Cloth? Is this place like some holy shroud? That's my particular favorite.

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                                #16
                                chuckling

                                ALOT I hate ALOT - it's a lot

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                                  #17
                                  Also, its lunging. Not lounging.

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                                    #18
                                    Originally posted by eventingmom View Post
                                    ALOT I hate ALOT - it's a lot
                                    THANK YOU!! You don't say alittle, so don't say alot! Argh.

                                    And if it's plural, just give it a danged "s" or "es" as needed...NO APOSTROPHE! Not even if you are talking about a letter, a number or a year. It's "We had three letter As and no C," not "We had three letter A's..." *gnashes teeth*
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                                    "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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                                      #19
                                      Not longing either. Longing is when someone goes away and you miss him (or you haven't had chocolate in a while). Lunging keeps your horse fairly close.

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                                        #20
                                        RR - If you're running amok, you're out of control. I think if you're running amuck, you're probably playing in the manure pile.


                                        And BITS - Sadly, my horse definitely lounges, at least until I pick up the whip...
                                        "She still had all of her marbles, though every one of them was shaped funny and rolled asymmetrically."

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