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Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter

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That must be some pretty good tape huh.

The Juvenile court could be onto something that actually works.

Maybe it was really the tempratures that were connected to the cold wave,guess we'll never know.

If I ever kill myself,,I doubt anybody else will have much to worry about afterwards.

Slain couple= homicide,,,,ok those guys are on to it fer sure.

Yeah,war does do that sometimes.
 

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That's one dedicated veterinarian...
 

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Is it proofreader, proof reader or proof-reader?

Many people have asked Future Perfect about the spelling of 'proofreader' and 'proofreading'.

To explain this, let's first think about the technical names for writing words like this:

proof reading [spelling as two words]
proof-reading [hyphenated compound noun]
proofreading [closed spelling as one word]

Similarly:

proof reader [open spelling as two words]
proof-reader [hyphenated compound noun]
proofreader [closed spelling as one word]

If you search Google, you will find about 3.5m search results as a closed spelling (3), with only 1.5m as open (1) or hyphenated (2). Of course, this only reports what people are using and not what is right and wrong to write. However, the two are linked!

Future Perfect is not behind the times, when it comes to realising that we are using a living and changing language. Words are made up and evolve all the time.

Interestingly, though, this word has followed the standard etymological pattern of change which many words go through, over time, ie it begins as an open spelling as two words (1), moves through being a hyphenated compound noun (2) and ends up as a closed spelling as one word (3).

So, it would be most up to date to use this as (3): 'proofreader' and 'proofreading'

At any point in time, you can see words which are going through this transition. So, you have to decide which you like and which has the greatest sure-founded backing, along with ensuring consistency with other words in your material. With modern communications methods, this transition is taking place far more rapidly than it ever has previously.""

http://www.future-perfect.co.uk/grammar-tip/is-it-proofreader-proof-reader-or-proof-reader/
 
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as danas post indicated, it started as two words and morphed into one. i don't morph easily so i still use two. pretty soon it will be prfrdng because thats easier to text, i suppose.
when i get too lazy to write whole words i will quit writing.
 
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