And don't forget the "peddles" or "petals" to make the bike go, as opposed to "breaks" that make it stop (abruptly).
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.