9 Jul 2011

Contribution by reader

Bad English irks me, especially if not written in dialect or slang but in a ‘formal’ environment. This morning, I received an email from a reader which highlights bad English posted in the comments section at the Express. Kudos to the diligence of this reader. Here are some examples pointed out.

 

THE EDITOR: As a nation we are beseeched besieged with controversy (Dexter Rigsby – Newsday – June 1st 2011

 

June 3rd 2011

 

Kevin no lie: June 3: yuh tieing tying yourself up, nome nom de plume; What rules were bended bent

 

imbertneedstilt: what you all of have said

 

The AG layed laid it out on the table

 

KNIGHT AT NIGHT

 

Give Jack their his Jacket; worst sinario scenario ;

 

IONGOD:

You do your dammed you’re damned

 

D_Interested:

he should have disqualify disqualified Gopaul

 

LOGICc:

The contract is scraped scrapped

 

rescolaclement

what a looser loser looks like; I hold heartedly agree; definaitely no bail

 

massiah1: Peter we know each other by face and by name and by waive and right o

 

whiterose1:

a chauveinistic pig; to take over the reigns

 

 

illario: to indite indict the feelings of others who understand clearly that there is no virtue in the practise only error, there their hope will come to nought.

 

 

asrealasit get:

You win some, you loose some

 

Saturday June 4th 2011

 

MrMindset 57

hush your tie-tounge tongue mopsy mouth.

 

Wensdae 44

parliamentary previliges privileges; COP must get ready to seize the reigns reins;

 

Karlspinner

he continues to sew sow the seeds of mischief; He will keep throwing them out untill something sticks;

 

ac_360

Maybe if you won't weren’t so arrogant you'd learn some ethics and values from Mr Ramadhar.

 

Maturedteacher

The alleged act was committed

 

IONGOD

Who are these people trying to kidd?

 

Shortman

If you read yesterday you will of would have seen

 

charlo56

ITS IS SO HARD for you to except accept the facts

 

watch_woman55

we need someone who is willing and have has the strength

 

diegotodebone

a good way to perverse preserve press freedom

 

arimadon

As a geologist, Rowley, is surely making leaving 'no stone uncovered

 

bajanandy

they take what ever whatever you have of value ,weather it be chain

 

June 5th 2011

 

Maturedteacher

 

we see people waddling through these waters and cars serpentining snaking their way through the flooded pathways

 

 

frostynob

sounds like Jack bought an add in the Express

 

poorperformers

Before I am inundated with replies

 

June 6th 2011

 

ttposter

jack the camelion chameleon

 

LOGICc

your wish not coming through true.

 

aleiah3030

she either wanted to waist waste police time

 

June 7th 2011

 

ROCKSTARTT

" celebrations " tends to get out of hand where the excessive consumption of strong liquor

 

patriot_tt

And they obviously have people who know about he ware abouts her whereabouts

 

phillnoir

i never strayed from the basic tenants tenets.

 

reverlator

Anyone who knows of the alledged act

 

Countryboy1

Patos tolerated no descent dissent from his troops and on the other

 

poorperformers

so please retrack retract this.

 

There was an attempt to retrack retract the headline

 

June 8th 2011

 

Dr_ Rat

That is welcoming welcome news.

who invested everything they had at the bekon beck and call

 

I'm just hoping at this stage now that the cat is out of the bag, that they have ceased seized all of his money and assets so he can't "grab and run."

 

strokerdragon

 

These guys should be jailed and there their assets siezed seized just like

 

think twice about committing these types of crimes. Only hope they also sue Harry Harrinarine for all the HCU money he thief.

 

Moruga man

was Permiell calling for the Goverenor to go when the Governor was saying  … what he should be saying now is thank you Governor and Central bank because

 

June 9th 2011

 

Kevin_no_lie

 

The media should now boycott Kamliar since she appears to use them conveniently for her PR gimmicktry.

 

June 13th 2011

 

Saffron_Rice

 

Finally Tobagonians would be able to get rid of the yolk yoke that is called London

 

Ayeshanina

Don't hold your breadth!

 

DR_Rat

Tobago was different from Trinidad and it was a sepearate body … it is high time, we start Treating Tobago as if there was no water sepearating them..

 

Ivor_St_Hill

Annoying Tobago sufficiently to increase the number of Tobagonians wanting independaence from Trinidad

tizzeny

What is interesting to note is that the Office of PM is not beholdern to anyone

 

Whiterose01

It appears that the aggressive behaviours of some of your Cabinet Ministers are roubbing off on you

 

Patriot_tt

Politics aside, what she did hear here is very disrespectful both …the precedent she is setting will have reprocussions repercussions for Tobago …

 

Poorperformers

Con't - Last but not least PM your true colours are now showing this is another faux paus

 

June 14th 2011

Reverlator

 

She moves … to underminde; he Prime Minister is being dictatorial, abusive and out of order in her most recent move to underminde the THA!; What you worship is what you become! (Soca, Chutney, money, religious triaditions and more).

 

IzaTrinigyul

Fire again! Apparaently we have a bunch of pyromaniacs

 

NIXZLOU

Well DNA, should play a big roll role here, these scums shouldn't be 

 

TriniNEWYORKER

 

tie them up in there their village naked on a pole and then cut off there their thing with an 

 

Dr_Rat

However, the lazaffere laissez-faire attitude toward bringing charges on those indivuiduals will have severe reamifications for almost every 

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