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Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:39 pm

ColinB wrote:Spellbinder -

It is a common error to shorten "would have" to "would of" instead of the correct "would've" when writing.

Can't see it achieves much to point it out on a MB like this, though.

I'll get Rusty to slap your legs !

It is one of the worst examples of sloppy English in my opinion (which is highly significant - in my opinion).

Will she take my trousers down?

Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:43 pm

Spellbinder -

You wrote:
Will she take my trousers down?

Underpants too, if you're lucky !

Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:45 pm

ColinB wrote:Spellbinder -

You wrote:
Will she take my trousers down?

Underpants too, if you're lucky !

Never wear them.

Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:40 pm

Eileen wrote:
Marko wrote:Which is good because the mob would have owned EP after that.

It isn't entirely clear to me how that would have been a worse thing for Elvis in those last few years. 8)

What would they have done? Demanded he shape up to play some million dollar overseas gigs for which he'd collect only 25%? Told Parker where to stick his back invoices? Gotten him a mob manager to skim some off in side deals? Made Elvis play Vegas on the cheap and stay on him to upgrade his show so the crowds kept rolling in?


Or maybe they would have put a gun to his head and said:

Sign this piece of paper.

Elvis: But there's nothing on it, Sir.

Mob: Don't worry son, we'll filled it up later for you.

I don't know about you but I sure as hell wouldn't want to be in debt for the Mafia. I got this thing about finding horses heads in my bed. ;)