Funny! And about the 2nd after-period space disappearing, that's an HTML quirk, not limited to Ning.
Bob Maher said:It's when people use 'both' or 'all' when logically 'each' is called for…
Don't even get me started on 'loose' / 'lose'.
N.B.: I am not without sin here. If I were a Grammar Superhero (villain?) I would be Tensor!: ability to shift tense multiple times in a single sentence. Either that or Extensor!: ability to kludge run on sentences to infinity.
And hey - WTF is with Ning deleting my second after-period spaces?
Her defense was, essentially, that my insistence that word usage be in some way related to word meaning was artistically stifling to her, and how dare I.
And don't forget the "peddles" or "petals" to make the bike go