what would I do without Microsoft’s grammar checker?
this is what I had:
I hope someday to experience the music in person, to join in by clapping my hands, and to BE a part of their meaningful living musical tradition.
Microsoft suggested I change it to this:
I hope someday to experience the music in person, to join in by clapping my hands, and to IS a part of their meaningful living musical tradition.
so I change it, and the whole sentence is underlined in green. I right click: “Missing ‘That’ (no suggestions)”. […]
Man! Has a day passed when Microsoft did not try to teach us
proper English grammar… English Grammar — version MS… ?
With Microsoft’s help, unlearning of English becomes a natural extension of typing. The hegemonic influence of MS English is even disastrous taken that a large number of kids use it…
With the print version of Microsoft Encarta Dictionary already out, pretty soon we might have a new version of the English Language. On the lines of US English and UK English usage, we might have an all-pervading usage style… MS English 😉
Long live Bill Gates!
Err… MS Word prompts me to correct my grammar… So here goes in MS English:
Long lives Bill Gates!