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Posted: 1/12/2005 5:48:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2005 6:04:01 AM EDT by TheKill]
It has come to my attention, through direct witness, that certain people are misusing another common word. That word is "role". This drives me crazy to read.

Example: "Do not use a bolt rifle in a CQB roll"

In this usage, that would be "role".

"Roll" is what a wheel does. A "roll" is something you put mustard and pastrami on, then eat.
A "role" is when you take a person or object, and apply it to a specific situation that is more or less defined.

Thank you.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:49:08 AM EDT
What roll does a bed role play in this?


Sgatr15
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:50:04 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheKill:
It has come to my attention, through direct witness, that certain people are misusing anoter common word. That word is "role". Thi drives me crazy to read.

Example: "Do not use a bolt rifle in a CQB roll"

In this usage, that would be "role".

A "roll" is what a wheel does. A "roll" is something you put mustard and pastrami on, then eat.
A "role" is when you take a person or object, and apply it to a specific situation that is more or less defined.

Thank you.




Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:50:41 AM EDT

Originally Posted By sgtar15:
What roll does a bed role play in this?


Sgatr15




Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:51:44 AM EDT

Originally Posted By G-CODE:

Originally Posted By TheKill:
It has come to my attention, through direct witness, that certain people are misusing anoter common word. That word is "role". Thi drives me crazy to read.

Example: "Do not use a bolt rifle in a CQB roll"

In this usage, that would be "role".

A "roll" is what a wheel does. A "roll" is something you put mustard and pastrami on, then eat.
A "role" is when you take a person or object, and apply it to a specific situation that is more or less defined.

Thank you.








Arrrrggggghhhh!!! Edited! I just woke up and I'm a lousy typist!
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:51:52 AM EDT


Your loosing it.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:52:42 AM EDT

Originally Posted By osprey21:

Your loosing it.




Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!! That's one of the other ones that drive me crazy!!!!


Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:52:45 AM EDT

Originally Posted By G-CODE:

Originally Posted By TheKill:
It has come to my attention, through direct witness, that certain people are misusing anoter common word. That word is "role". This drives me crazy to read.

Example: "Do not use a bolt rifle in a CQB roll"

In this usage, that would be "role".

A "roll" is what a wheel does. A "roll" is something you put mustard and pastrami on, then eat.
A "role" is when you take a person or object, and apply it to a specific situation that is more or less defined.

Thank you.







Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:53:23 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:54:17 AM EDT
Can you at least explain capitol and capital to me?

SGatr15
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:54:19 AM EDT

Originally Posted By sgtar15:
What roll does a bed role play in this?


Sgatr15



Actually, that would be a bed "roll".

or you could just "role play" in bed.

Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:54:32 AM EDT
huh
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:54:43 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheKill:
It has come to my attention, through direct witness, that certain people are misusing another common word. That word is "role". Thi drives me crazy to read.

Example: "Do not use a bolt rifle in a CQB roll"

In this usage, that would be "role".

A "roll" is what a wheel does. A "roll" is something you put mustard and pastrami on, then eat.
A "role" is when you take a person or object, and apply it to a specific situation that is more or less defined.

Thank you.

Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:03:06 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2005 6:04:51 AM EDT by Cincinnatus]

Originally Posted By TheKill:
A "roll" is what a wheel does.



By placing "A" before "roll", you are designating "roll" as a noun.
This is not, however, how you are using it.
The "A" is therefore superfluous.
You could have just said:

"roll" is what a wheel does.



Notable exception:

"A roll in the hay"
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:03:17 AM EDT
that's not a spelling problem, it's a grammar/usage problem
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:04:33 AM EDT
Well, pity the Spelling Nazi who is weak in grammar.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:04:57 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2005 6:08:35 AM EDT by TheKill]
Whoo Hoo! Typically, I make very few errors in grammar OR spelling. WTF is going on with me today? Anyway, I corrected my post!
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:06:05 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheKill:
Whoo Hoo! Typically, I make very few errors in grammar OR spelling. Today, WTF? Anyway, I corrected my post!




Incomplete sentance.

SGatr15
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:06:24 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2005 6:08:04 AM EDT by Cincinnatus]

Originally Posted By daisywench:

Originally Posted By sgtar15:
What roll does a bed role play in this?


Sgatr15



Actually, that would be a bed "roll".

or you could just "role play" in bed.




Or a "roll in the hay" could occur in bed, while one is "role playing" as a farmer/farmer's daughter/travelling salesman.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:07:07 AM EDT

Originally Posted By sgtar15:

Originally Posted By TheKill:
Whoo Hoo! Typically, I make very few errors in grammar OR spelling. Today, WTF? Anyway, I corrected my post!




Incomplete sentance. sentence.

SGatr15

Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:09:51 AM EDT


Dirty boxers bug me.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:00:08 AM EDT
Roll and Role are both spelled correctly. You are addressing this to the wrong group. Union rules require that this complaint be ignored. Please re-address this post to the Grammer Nazis...
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:08:29 AM EDT
And here to provide helpful pictoral references...

- When complaining about Grammar Nazis...

- When being a Grammar Nazi...

- And in the event that something is actually spelled incorrectly...
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:10:46 AM EDT

Example: "Do not use a bolt rifle in a CQB roll". In this usage, that would be "role".



I wouldn't use it in a CQB roll either, because as you are rolling back onto your knees, the bolt handle could strike you in the face!
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:11:17 AM EDT

Originally Posted By neilfj:
Roll and Role are both spelled correctly. You are addressing this to the wrong group. Union rules require that this complaint be ignored. Please re-address this post to the Grammer Nazis...



GRAMMAR Nazi's.

Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:11:21 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Swindle1984:
And here to provide helpful pictoral references...






[yoda]English good, you do not type. Heh heh heh.[/yoda]

Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:13:46 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheKill:
Whoo Hoo! Typically, I make very few errors in grammar OR spelling. WTF is going on with me today? Anyway, I corrected my post!



You need to correct it again. Since your spelling comment is directed at "certain people" (as in more than one), your subject line should read "Spelling Nazis!!!" (plural); not "Spelling Nazi!!! (singular).

Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:15:07 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheKill:
It has come to my attention, through direct witness, that certain people are misusing another common word. That word is "role". This drives me crazy to read.

Example: "Do not use a bolt rifle in a CQB roll"

In this usage, that would be "role".

"Roll" is what a wheel does. A "roll" is something you put mustard and pastrami on, then eat.
A "role" is when you take a person or object, and apply it to a specific situation that is more or less defined.

Thank you.



Even though you have brought this info to the ARFCOM table, it will prolly do no good due to our lose use of vocabulary.
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