Saturday, November 13, 2010

A blog posting I stopped reading
after two words

Implementing Your Marketing Plan!

Hey Peops!
 
I am not a "peop" and many years ago my mother taught me that "hay is for horses -- not for people."

If you are a "peop" (or a "peep") and unbothered by "Hey," and you care to continue, go to http://cheapindieauthor.blogspot.com/2010/11/implementing-your-marketing-plan.html

3 comments:

  1. UrbanDictionary.com concurs with you, but considering the grammatical errors in their below definition, that isn't saying much.


    1. peops
    utterly ridiculous attempt at spelling 'peeps'. Users of this spelling need to repeat every grade they've attended thus far. Then be stripped of their computers pending investigation into their IQ.

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  2. But you use ugly slang contractions yourself - what's particularly caught my eye in your blog are pubbed - for published (urgh), puter (childish) and graf (for paragraph -- triple urghh)

    Rex

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  3. To Anonymous Rex (as opposed to Tyrannosaurus Rex):

    Ugliness is in the eye or ear of the beholder.

    "Puter" may sound childish, but it is no worse a contraction than saying "cell" for "cellular telephone," or "U.K." for "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland." Few people complain about "web," "app" or "net."

    Plenty of adults have said "tommy gun" instead of "Thompson submachine gun," "movie" or "flick" instead of "motion picture," and "hey" for "hello" and "bye-bye" for "goodbye."

    "Pubbed" and "graf" are common terms in journalism.

    Every field has jargon and abbreviations, and I doubt that anyone would have been confused by what I wrote.

    FWIW, I prefer "aargh" to "urghh."

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