Interested in Language
I can't get grammar in these sentences below.
The sentences are form a native English speakers forum board.
It's so the can charge government depts extra for the "new language"
What does "so the can charge" suppose to mean?
Hiberno-English is quite different from what they speak over in England.
For a start , especially the start of words, we don't get mixed up with 'f' and 's' and don't drop 'h'
at the other end of the scale we have a lot more Nobel prizes for literature per capita than other English speaking countries
There have only been three, and two of them ****ed off out of Ireland the first chance they got.
"was" or "had been" maybe?
aren't you forgetting George Bernard Shaw ?
No, I'm including him as he emigrated to London before he started writing. I'm 'forgetting' Seamus Heaney as he's from the UK.
No need for "had emigrated"?
In A, 'the' is a typo for 'they'.
B and D are fine as they stand.