View Full Version : English language nuances
Gentlemen let us consider that taking the machine back to factory condition via a recovery/restore partition on the hard drive is not an improbability yes?
I myself have done this very thing.
Holy smokes Wolfey:)
double negatives (http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/grammar/doubneg.html)
You even threw in a positive at the end. lol
16-10-2008, 05:00 PM
What, explain yourself Sir!
Ok, as long as you explain why you asked the question (seriously:)).
is not an improbability yes?
Is complex with a double negative (not & im), then further confused by a final positive (yes?).
All of that could have just been: "is a probability".
It's a little grammatical nuance of yours that i've noticed. Kind of like my overuse of commas instead of starting new sentences:D
16-10-2008, 05:31 PM
What you miss Seth is that the context of the sentence was verging on the rhetorical.
I might have said; "Is it not feasible?"
Perhaps. I miss a lot of things:D
Although I still don't understand why you asked the question in the context of the original thread.
16-10-2008, 05:45 PM
The reason is very simple as the solution offered did not take in to account the now common practice of supplying a restore/recovery partition on the drive.
The days of supplying an OS disk with the box are gone Seth as you know.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.