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Sloppy!

Sloppy!

(OP)

Quote (Huffington Post)


Yelchin's friends became alarmed because he was supposed to meet them hours earlier for a rehearsal. They went to his San Fernando Valley home at around 1 AM and found him pinned between his car and a brick mailbox pillar, which was attached to a security gate.
From The Huffington Post

Would it not be more usual to have a gate attached to a brick pillar?

(edited to fix the quotes)

Chris.

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Time flies like an arrow, however, fruit flies like a banana.
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RE: Sloppy!

People in the Valley are very different from the rest of us. Their world hinges on an unusual perspective.

Apparently, so do their gates and pillars.

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RE: Sloppy!

To be fair, a mailbox pillar need not be attached to anything.

Additionally, they may have added the additional detail to convey that the pillar was strong enough to hold up a security gate

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RE: Sloppy!

I believe they're going to remove "proofreader" from the dictionary next year. No one seems to employ them anymore.

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RE: Sloppy!

I have a reference book (quite new). I has so many typos in it, I am wondering if anyone read it before it went to print.

RE: Sloppy!

(OP)
Maybe typewriters should make a comeback, because they didn't have built spell-check and grammar correction (apparently in a different language to the one you are actually using)

Chris.

Indifference will be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?
Time flies like an arrow, however, fruit flies like a banana.
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RE: Sloppy!

I could of helped you but no one axed me.

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