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Anonymous editor... okay I do have this username, but I only use it if I'm not lazy to log in. My qualifications are the proficiency in 3 languages: Smart-ass, Sarcasm, and Profanity.

Please read the general guidelines before attempting to translate, edit, etc. Things start to look more uniform with a structure.

I would believe you if you would declare you speak English but really? Good English or Bad English? Look up some rules before you try. Of course there are exceptions and "ghettoness" is sometimes necessary.

Editing Crap I noticed[edit]

Either and Neither[edit]

The word either or neither can cause problems for native and non-native English speakers. Most of the time you can use either one, sometimes you need to choose either one or the other, however neither is very difficult.

Either... or offers a choice between your available options.

   We serve either coffee or tea.

Either can also be followed by (one) of + group of two.

   Either one of us can run through.

Not... either... or denies both possibilities.

   I don't think either Miyuki or Erika can be cured.

Not... either is used after a negative statement.

   Morisaki doesn't have much of a role.
   Hattori doesn't either.

Neither... nor is equivalent to not... either... or.

   Hamazura is neither handsome nor popular.

Neither can also be followed by (one) of + group of two.

   Neither one of them can deny being a lolicon.

Neither is used like not... either.

   You guys aren't jealous of Touma's ever growing harem.
   Neither am I.

Just remember either means one, neither equals none, and not either just the same as neither. Either has or, while neither gets nor.

Everyday and Every day[edit]

When speaking there is no difference but these little details can become critical while writing. Discerning the difference is crucial in the everyday English you use every day.

Everyday is an adjective that means commonplace, ordinary, or normal.

   Don't wear your everyday Butei uniform while taking your team photo.

Every day means "each day."

   Kinji practically gets shot at every day.

Everyday is a single word and an adjective, please notice adjectives come before the noun. Every day is two words consisting of an adjective (every) plus a noun (day). Please take note while editing of any terms that may take on a new meaning when written incorrectly.(anyway/any way)(cannot/can not) etc.

Lie and Lay[edit]

Lay down you're worries, it's no lie that I'm getting to this issue.

Lay is a transitive verb, it has to be used with a direct object. Laid is both the past tense and the past participle of lay.

   Just lay the $#!%& next to him.
   I just laid two $#!%& next to him.
   Have you already laid the $#!%& next to him?

Lie is an intransitive verb, guess that's opposite of transitive so no object? Odd enough, the past tense of lie is lay and the past participle is lain.

   I just want to lie next to my $#!%&.
   Did I just lay down next to that big $#!%&.
   It has lain down with us. Wait! That $#!%& moves on its own!?

Lie means to deceive. The past tense of lie is not opps but rather lied.

   This whole page is a lie.
   I'm sorry, I lied.


Ending punctuations all go inside the quotations

   "sentences, questions or whatever you're quoting."

exceptions is only when its 1 character "X". or "1". and I said character not letter.


General rule for the form of possessive singular of nouns ending with "s" is just to use "-'s"

   Mr. Jones‘s cat
   Dr. Seuss's magical cat
   Jesus‘s attorney
   Achilles‘s socks

No just kidding those last two are some bad examples, someone should change that. Ancient names or historical recognized ones such as Jesus, Achilles, Isis, whatever just add an apostrophe and such forms as:

   conscience' sake
   righteousness' sake

If saying the added "-’s" would sound awkward, just use only the apostrophe. Either use is acceptable.

Awhile v. A while[edit]

When “awhile” is spelled as a single word, it is an adverb meaning “for a time”

   “stay awhile”

but when “while” is the object of a prepositional phrase, like

   Lend me your monkey wrench for a while

the “while” must be separated from the “a.” But if the preposition “for” were lacking in this sentence, “awhile” could be used in this way:

   Lend me your monkey wrench awhile.

I'll fix up some more grammar stuff. Too many term papers; if only I can be a loser when I grow up, maybe then I can quit school.