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    There are many different types of cheese produced in Wiltshire. So there are indeed many cheeses produced.
    Cheese is an uncountable noun, but "types of cheese" is countable, and each type is a cheese. Stilton is a cheese.
    Same goes for wine.

    I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    There are many different types of cheese produced in Wiltshire. So there are indeed many cheeses produced.
    Cheese is an uncountable noun, but "types of cheese" is countable, and each type is a cheese. Stilton is a cheese.
    Same goes for wine.

    I think.
    Too early in the day for moaning mate.
    is it the lack of cheese choices here that you are moaning about?

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    There are many different types of cheese produced in Wiltshire. ( I believe this to be correct)

    So there are indeed many cheeses produced. ( i believe this is not a correct use of English)

    If there is a moan it is that incorrect use on English is splattered all over the interweb, so much so that it becomes the norm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Switch View Post
    Too early in the day for moaning mate.
    is it the lack of cheese choices here that you are moaning about?
    OK, a cheese moan.
    Saw a round of cheese marked down in Big C. French. Yay, I'll try that, says I.
    Blech! Sheeps cheese. Smells of shearing shed.
    Gave it to my German neighbour. Tastless old sod enjoyed it.

    Noelbino forgot "peoples", which I'll argue is also correct. ^ I disagree with you VN, but too late now to google as I have class at 11:50 and need to shit, shower, shampoo, and shave.
    (Next you'll be telling me my Oxford comma is wrong).

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    I have been to Oxford so it cannot be wrong!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VocalNeal View Post
    If there is a moan it is that incorrect use on English is splattered all over the interweb, so much so that it becomes the norm.
    If it becomes the norm, it's not incorrect anymore...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    If it becomes the norm, it's not incorrect anymore...
    innit

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    If it becomes the norm, it's not incorrect anymore...
    No. Words evolving take time to become "not incorrect".
    It goes from wrong, to commonly made mistake, to uneducated use, to normal (but incorrect), to accepted use, to OK, to correct.
    All of which should take generations.
    The point in question though; cheeses, fishes, peoples, breads etc was never incorrect because we're no longer talking about an uncountable noun (for cheese and bread), but types of those uncountable nouns and types of those nouns which have their own plural or are already a plural.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    The point in question though; cheeses, fishes, peoples, breads etc was never incorrect because we're no longer talking about an uncountable noun (for cheese and bread), but types of those uncountable nouns and types of those nouns which have their own plural or are already a plural.

    I should become a tefler.
    Just so you know, the above would have them snoring loudly.


    Is "sheeples," ok?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    If it becomes the norm, it's not incorrect anymore...
    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    No. Words evolving take time to become "not incorrect".
    Yes. My post did not indicate the time involved for word evolution, which, of course, will vary...
    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    I should become a tefler.
    better to sharpen focus on your day job ...

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    Too hot to go to the gym in the afternoon and I'm too wiped from this semester to go early in the morning. Woe is me- steak and wine to perk me up tonight and hopefully get back into a routine over the weekend.

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    I got to conjure up the motivation to limp to the shops and buy pain killers for my gout striken feet, while suffering from a heavy cold too. The only thing that will fit my swollen feet are my Crocs. It's cold and wet outside just for good measure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yortyiam View Post
    I got to conjure up the motivation to limp to the shops and buy pain killers for my gout striken feet, while suffering from a heavy cold too. The only thing that will fit my swollen feet are my Crocs. It's cold and wet outside just for good measure.
    Can't you limp to the pharmacy at the same time? The pharmacy here is owned by a nurse and she administers injections to relieve gout pain. Limited injections.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yortyiam View Post
    my Crocs
    You poor sod. Be careful out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pragmatic View Post
    Can't you limp to the pharmacy at the same time? The pharmacy here is owned by a nurse and she administers injections to relieve gout pain. Limited injections.
    I've done the visit to A&E for injections in the past. It takes forever to be seen, so bugger that. The pain is bearable, just. Very hot left foot though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bogon View Post
    You poor sod. Be careful out there.
    To chemist: get me best pain relief in the joint, and make it snappy!......I'll get me coat.

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    What has happehhed to Bangkok rough guide forum? Is this another one to bite the dust???

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    Must be getting old just carried 48kg of rice about 400 meters, bloody knackered after that little walk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klong toey View Post
    Must be getting old just carried 48kg of rice about 400 meters, bloody knackered after that little walk
    that's nothing: I carry 90kg up the stairs every day...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    that's nothing: I carry 90kg up the stairs every day...
    Thats pretty light for a goat I'm sure in time she will be walking up the stairs on her on hooves.Just need to make nightime fun for her give her some treats and after a month the goat will be waiting for you upstairs.

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    Thai plumbing fuking disaster, 5 blokes including me have spent about 6 hours over the last few days trying to install a bathroom sink without the drain unit leaking, obviously it's too easy just to ring a qualified person up, if one exists here. The security bloke is here having a go now, Mrs brother managed to crack one sink so that was another purchase but he did install the tap, loose of course,' well they all are' Security man used to work at a plumbers though, I just realized this must have been on the gate, he's been here an hour, still leaks.

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    Some miserable sod has been stealing our shoes from the front steps.
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