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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 7th, 2010 @ 10:46 PM Reply

At 4/7/10 10:35 PM, Rabid-Echidna wrote: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Everyone in this thread missed the reference.
At 4/7/10 10:36 PM, Onepiece285 wrote: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 7th, 2010 @ 11:02 PM Reply

At 4/7/10 10:57 PM, Reed wrote: i mean, im not gay i just think it would freak him out
freak him out into telling us

I think we should have him use my big green mouth as a human toilet

Imagine life without the word "the"


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 7th, 2010 @ 11:17 PM Reply

We would probably have some other article to replace it.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 7th, 2010 @ 11:24 PM Reply

At 4/7/10 09:48 PM, RustySpoons95 wrote: From this post on, you are not allowed to say that word in this thread.
'Tis but a disgrace to language of our imaginary world.

why the fuck not? XD


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 7th, 2010 @ 11:34 PM Reply

Fuck me that word is in my daily usage of wording. I use said word all the time. If there was no such thing as said word, I would probably off myself. GODDAMNIT THAT WAS HARD.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 7th, 2010 @ 11:45 PM Reply

In certain parts of England there are dialects where the word "the" isn't really used. As one user already said:

T'cat sat on't mat.

That's how they speak.

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 12:05 AM Reply

I imagine there'd be a replacement word.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 01:38 AM Reply

When you think about it...it is overused a lot. Besides i dont think the world would go to hell without using it.

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 01:39 AM Reply

At 4/7/10 11:02 PM, Onepiece285 wrote:
At 4/7/10 10:57 PM, Reed wrote: i mean, im not gay i just think it would freak him out
freak him out into telling us
I think we should have him use my big green mouth as a human toilet

Maybe he he should jerk of my horn and then snowball it back into my mouth!

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 01:46 AM Reply

I'll never tell!
Tony has it.
FUCK


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 01:51 AM Reply

You see, not using that word would be fairly easy. Finding a replacement would not be easy, but I think we would make due. That word that you people speak of is very important, indeed, but its use is not necessary. Three examples of replacements for this word are "This", "That", and "An". Those words shall replace the old word.

That word is soooo 00's

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 02:00 AM Reply

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 02:55 AM Reply

We'd be using "that a" instead. Or at least come up with "the" again.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 04:44 AM Reply

That word doesn't exist in Swedish.

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 04:51 AM Reply

Plenty of languages lack their own version of "the". What would be weird is not having the following:

The
That
Their
My
Your
His / Hers

Yeah, that would get fucking weird.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 05:24 AM Reply

Japanese also lacks said word. Truth is that a language can function perfectly well without that word, yet we still use it constantly. English is notorious for it's strange, and often pointless additions to it's dictionary. I have also managed to write this sentence in perfectly understandable English without using that word, thereby proving that it is not required for a language to function.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 07:53 PM Reply

a would replace the, and most sentences would still make sense

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 08:04 PM Reply

What the hell are you guys going on about now? Wow, the end of this topic will never happen. The mods don't like us. And just to let you guys know... thethethethethethethethethethe


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 08:06 PM Reply

Try writing a story in proper English without it and you will get very mad very fast. It's impossible. But hey, I didn't use it once in this post, so it isn't impossible I guess.

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 08:22 PM Reply

So sometimes throughtout this topic, I have heard examples of languages withought word "the" or something like it. Which brings up, how does that work? I mean besides obvious of just taking it out of English sentances.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 08:24 PM Reply

It should be replaced with "Kevin Bacon."


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 09:40 PM Reply

We would sound like cavemen occasionally, not a drastic change


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 10:05 PM Reply

At 4/8/10 08:06 PM, SmartNoob wrote: Try writing a story in proper English without it and you will get very mad very fast. It's impossible. But hey, I didn't use it once in this post, so it isn't impossible I guess.

Someone wrote a long ass book that doesn't use letter E wich is a very used letter infact, it is more used than any other letter, damn this post was kinda hard to write.

Also without that word this thread would not exist because it's title has "that" word.

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 10:12 PM Reply

I love how everyone in this thread minus 4 people completely missed the reference.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 10:13 PM Reply

unless we have something to talk about, that word just wont be used at all because were all trying to make sentences without using that word..

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 10:21 PM Reply

I am imagining a world where English language is slightly more ambiguous.

Also I never found that flash to be particularly funny. It was alright.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 8th, 2010 @ 10:22 PM Reply

At 4/7/10 09:52 PM, chuicy wrote: Imagine

What _ _ _ F***
What _ _ _ Hell

hahahahaha.
What _ _ _ F***
F***

Ok... FUCK. Say it with me. "FUCK." Yes, I know, it IS possible to say "FUCK" on NG. Surprising isn't it? It happens when you JUST reach 8.


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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 10th, 2010 @ 06:06 AM Reply

At 4/8/10 08:22 PM, letiger wrote: So sometimes throughtout this topic, I have heard examples of languages withought word "the" or something like it. Which brings up, how does that work? I mean besides obvious of just taking it out of English sentances.

In Swedish, we put "et" or "en" (depending on whether we use "en" or "ett" as one) at the end of our words. So a cat would be "en katt" (en=one), but the cat would be "katten".

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Response to Imagine life without the word "the" Apr. 10th, 2010 @ 06:44 AM Reply

At 4/7/10 09:47 PM, letiger wrote: I think it dosen't exist in Russian. I think.

No, it does. There must be some other reason why they are so freaky.


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