If you are such an experienced writer, how come you don't know that...........

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    flyingzarsterposted 7 years ago

    If you are such an experienced writer, how come you don't know that...........

    .............there are no such verbs as 'prosing', 'fans' or 'gifting'?  However informed/well written your content may be, bad English is very off-putting for EVERYONE!

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    MickSposted 7 years ago

    It's difficult to answer questions in a vacuum, where are these examples from; however, it doesn't really matter who or where, the English language would be so much poorer without change, especially with the invention of verbs, Shakespeare was an expert.  Go here:
    http://www.davidcrystal.com/DC_articles … eare44.pdf
    to read a snippet of what David Crystal, OBE, author of, The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Language.  Honorary Professor of Linguistics, University of Wales,  has to say on the matter.

 
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