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    #11

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Bungee or bungie, but not bunjie.
    Oh, good grief. I really bunjled that one!
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    #12

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    Yes. It could also just be the simple present tense:

    I take a pencil home from the office. The boss finds out and gets angry. The next thing I know, I'm broke and out of work, a repo man tows away my Miata, and my girlfriend dumps me for a dentist she meets bungee jumping.
    But then you meet somebody new. You get a better job than you had before. And you buy a Mercedes. Things are looking up!
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    #13

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

    Exactly! Like that bungee-jumping dentist, you'll bounce back.

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    #14

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

    I think Noahh might have gone off on a little holiday.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #15

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Bungee or bungie, but not bunjie.
    I corrected that in post #8.

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    #16

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I think Noahh might have gone off on a little holiday.
    Bungee jumping, no doubt!
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    #17

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

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    Bungee jumping, no doubt!
    A bungee jumping holiday? I guess it has its ups and downs.

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    #18

    Re: The boss finds out and got angry

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    A bungee jumping holiday? I guess it has its ups and downs.
    It's something to do during your summer, uh, break.
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