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    (Discussion of sale of swimming pool accessory)

    Gotta Pool? Gotta Have it!

    Acceptable language to end ad?

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    Why not? The function of an ad is to sell. If it makes people want to buy, then it's good language.

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    What Tdol said.

    :wink:

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    Default Re: Use of "Gotta"

    Quote Originally Posted by Don Schmoldt
    (Discussion of sale of swimming pool accessory)

    Gotta Pool? Gotta Have it!

    Acceptable language to end ad?
    I don't like it very much. The first "gotta" is really incorrect; "gotta" is a verbal shortening of "got to" not "got a".

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    We use it for both in BE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    We use it for both in BE.
    Interesting.

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