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Old 05-04-2018, 04:19 PM   #1
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Words that need to be taken out behind teh woodshed and shot in the face

Three-peat.
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Old 05-05-2018, 06:54 AM   #2
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"to effect change"
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Old 05-05-2018, 07:34 AM   #3
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What's wrong with that one Clod?
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Old 05-05-2018, 07:57 AM   #4
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'Going forward'.

What is wrong with 'in (the) future'?
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Old 05-05-2018, 08:23 AM   #5
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Because 'in the future' sets the action at a future point in time, while 'going forward' takes you from this time into the future. It's more like 'moving on' than 'in future' - or a combination of the two.
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Old 05-05-2018, 08:27 AM   #6
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"from now on" would be comparable with only 3 syllables.
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Old 05-05-2018, 09:13 AM   #7
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Because "affect" already means "to cause change." Effect is the noun, affect is the verb. To "effect change" is a shortening of "to put a change into effect" and it's unnecessary and stupid. AND "change" can already be used as a verb, by itself.
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Old 05-05-2018, 09:19 AM   #8
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That's fair. But, I think 'effect change' has a different emphasis. It's more dynamic and rooted in the person acting. 'Affect' - that can be something that is unintentional - 'effect change' is the intentional bringing about of change.
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Old 05-05-2018, 10:24 AM   #9
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duress

the quarterback was under duress.

No... he wasn't forced to sign something... he was under pressure.
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Old 05-05-2018, 02:57 PM   #10
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The verbs film and tape (<--referring to audio and/or video tape).
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Old 05-06-2018, 08:40 AM   #11
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Hey, that stings.
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Old 05-06-2018, 06:03 PM   #12
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"Yeah. No."

English, motherfucker, do you speak it?

Then, bam, right in the face.
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Old 05-06-2018, 07:51 PM   #13
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Youze guys wanna take the fun out of English.
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Old 05-06-2018, 07:53 PM   #14
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"Yeah. No."

English, motherfucker, do you speak it?

Then, bam, right in the face.
Yeah, no I'm gonna keep saying that.
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Old 05-06-2018, 10:26 PM   #15
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multiple
literally

both should be shot literally multiple times
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