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wilko (sic) ... effected?

Mind that apostrophe.
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wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby AleisterCrowley » November 14th, 2020, 3:26 pm


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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby swill453 » November 14th, 2020, 3:29 pm

If they're not effected then does that mean they are affected?

Scott.

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby UncleEbenezer » November 14th, 2020, 10:08 pm

Just so long as they're not defective. ;)

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby stevensfo » November 15th, 2020, 10:04 am

swill453 wrote:If they're not effected then does that mean they are affected?

Scott.


We are currently not offering our Order & Collect service for new orders in this store, existing orders are not effected.


Yes, a brilliant example of how the use of 'effect' rather than 'affect' affects the effect of 'effect'.

Re. the 'Order & Collect service', will the service be Catholic or CofE? Matins or Evensong? I think we should be told! ;)

Steve

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby GoSeigen » November 16th, 2020, 11:58 am

stevensfo wrote:
We are currently not offering our Order & Collect service for new orders in this store, existing orders are not effected.


Yes, a brilliant example of how the use of 'effect' rather than 'affect' affects the effect of 'effect'.



Are we sure this usage is not just an affectation?

GS

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby UncleEbenezer » November 16th, 2020, 12:12 pm

GoSeigen wrote:
stevensfo wrote:
We are currently not offering our Order & Collect service for new orders in this store, existing orders are not effected.


Yes, a brilliant example of how the use of 'effect' rather than 'affect' affects the effect of 'effect'.



Are we sure this usage is not just an affectation?

GS

It's an effect of edufication, innit!

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby Arborbridge » November 16th, 2020, 12:41 pm

stevensfo wrote:
swill453 wrote:If they're not effected then does that mean they are affected?

Scott.


We are currently not offering our Order & Collect service for new orders in this store, existing orders are not effected.


Yes, a brilliant example of how the use of 'effect' rather than 'affect' affects the effect of 'effect'.

Re. the 'Order & Collect service', will the service be Catholic or CofE? Matins or Evensong? I think we should be told! ;)

Steve


And they really should publish the collect of the day so we can all join in.

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby stewamax » November 18th, 2020, 7:08 pm

Even that RAF chappie Roger Wilco could spell

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby stewamax » December 14th, 2020, 1:49 pm

stevensfo wrote:.. Re. the 'Order & Collect service', will the service be Catholic or CofE? Matins or Evensong?...

No - it merely means that you should pray - with or without rosary - that your order will:
a. not be affected
and
b. will be effected

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby stevensfo » December 14th, 2020, 5:25 pm

stewamax wrote:
stevensfo wrote:.. Re. the 'Order & Collect service', will the service be Catholic or CofE? Matins or Evensong?...

No - it merely means that you should pray - with or without rosary - that your order will:
a. not be affected
and
b. will be effected


That is a very good example. Thanks. I used to occasionally teach English as a volunteer and want to continue when my chains are released so am always interested in collecting brilliant ideas like this one.

Steve

PS The Rosary would be totally inappropriate in this case.

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Re: wilko (sic) ... effected?

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Postby AleisterCrowley » December 14th, 2020, 8:45 pm

Glad to see they have now corrected it. I may go and buy some homebrew gear from them.


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