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Grammer question for you

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by silent method, Aug 4, 2005.

  1. Ok, follow me with this

    didn't = did not right?

    People often say

    "You did that, didn't you?"


    You did that, did not you?

    that dosn't make sence at all, is it poor grammer to say "didn't you" or is it just one of those things?
  2. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    I have no clue, but you misspelled "doesn't" :D
  3. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    #1: Grammar, not grammer ;)
    #2: Sense, not sence ;)
    #3: Vorago beat me to "dosn't" :spit:
    #4: Translation of "You did that, didn't you?" is actually "You did that, did you not?" and while it is somewhat redundant, it's acceptable grammar.
  4. spc


    Apr 10, 2004
    South of Boston
    and it's grammar... :)
  5. spc


    Apr 10, 2004
    South of Boston
    oops, Gard beat me to the punch...
  6. :bag:

    whoa ...

    anyway thanks guys
  7. he also misspelled 'grammar' in the topic.

  8. lol we got that the 1st and 2nd time but thanks anyway
  9. okay, lesson learned. If I'm going to post something, don't walk away from the desk for three or four minutes to refill the coffee cup, etc... the sentiment was already posted multiple times in the interim...

  10. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000












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  11. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    So, did you get a good grade on that assignment?? :D

  12. Overheard outside window in trailer park:

    "Grammer's looking purty hot in at there nightie and her teeth out"

  13. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I aced it. :p
  14. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    That's called a "tag question", isn't it?
  15. HAH that is too funny
  16. best post ever!!!
  17. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I vote we close and stickie this one :D
  18. dlloyd

    dlloyd zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Apr 21, 2004
    Did you not is more correct, but who cares?
  19. See Post #3 above. ;)
  20. A question once asked about grammar,
    was met with the pounding of hammer.
    Kelsey Grammer's image was posted
    while Silent Method was roasted
    Birmingham's the capital of... :p

    Mike :D