View Poll Results: The use of contractions in speech?

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    Default Poll: PD language

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    You forgot a neutral option.
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    i'd prefer if people were not neutral, because we all must make the tough choices at some point in our lives. shadows and dust.

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    Heheh.
    Well in that case...
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    You cannot be neutral in such a matter.

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    people who don't contract their words sound like uptight pricks

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    For it. However, when using the word ma'am, the apostrophe is kind of annoying.

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    This should be debated rather than asked. The reason i say that is because every one who picks the langauge might not be sure if the really want that. The people who picks against the language might be unsure of their decision. So if we debate rather we have it or not people might come to a neutral decision.

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    ...Okay?

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    Reverend Jesse Jackson

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    i should have done "i am for it" and "i'm against it" to make a paradox.

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    I am all for it, yet I'm against it at the same time

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    Apparently it's frowned upon to use contractions in academic writing.

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    Both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Giant Squid View Post
    Apparently it's frowned upon to use contractions in academic writing.
    Pretty much. My English teachers from 6th grade on have told me the exact same thing

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    Yep my teacher too.

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    I've was never told that by any of my teachers. The only time I didn't use contractions was in essay papers because it made it helped with the word count.

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    Im all against it, i actually speak "proper" and no i dont have a Buckingham palace accent either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Giant Squid View Post
    Apparently it's frowned upon to use contractions in academic writing.
    i had no idea. that's pretty lame. i did what teresa did to get more word count, but if writing "don't" over "do not" is frowned upon they are very critical.

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    it's true, using contractions in academic papers is frowned upon, just like using Wikipedia as a source on any kind of paper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Horizon View Post
    Im all against it, i actually speak "proper" and no i dont have a Buckingham palace accent either.
    Then don't you mean "I am all against it"?

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    I don't think Dreaming Samurai knows what contractions are exactly.

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    thats dreaming samurai? wow.

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    I wish I could find my Dreaming Samurai sig from over the summer.

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    While typing people seem to forget the simple things like a comma or quote signs. Do you understand what I mean?

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