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Why are U-verse program descriptions so ungrammatical?

Why are U-verse TV program notes so ungrammatical.  Whoever writes them seems unfamiliar with the use of the word "who" an has difficulty getting nouns and verbs to agree.

Why are U-verse TV program notes so ungrammatical.  Whoever writes them seems unfamiliar with the use of the word "who" an has difficulty getting nouns and verbs to agree.

Why are U-verse program descriptions so ungrammatical?

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Jan 25, 2014 6:08:25 AM
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ATT gets their program descriptions from a third party.  I'm not sure if that's good news or bad news!

 

I am in agreement with you though.  Grammatically incorrect ANYTHING (blogs/posts/websites/etc.) drives me crazy.  It's basic (elementary) English to know the difference between to, two and too and between their and thereSmiley Sad

 

ATT gets their program descriptions from a third party.  I'm not sure if that's good news or bad news!

 

I am in agreement with you though.  Grammatically incorrect ANYTHING (blogs/posts/websites/etc.) drives me crazy.  It's basic (elementary) English to know the difference between to, two and too and between their and thereSmiley Sad

 

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Jan 25, 2014 6:19:45 AM
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I think my biggest grammatical pet peeve is the use of an apostrophe when it is not indicated; e.g. Smith and Son's as the name of a business.  And yes, the Guide is frought with various errors but I doubt that they bother most folks--just us nitpickers! Smiley Happy

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I think my biggest grammatical pet peeve is the use of an apostrophe when it is not indicated; e.g. Smith and Son's as the name of a business.  And yes, the Guide is frought with various errors but I doubt that they bother most folks--just us nitpickers! Smiley Happy

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Jan 26, 2014 5:13:10 AM
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someone actually reads the guide descriptions?

” Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports … all others are games.”- Ernest Hemingway

someone actually reads the guide descriptions?

” Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports … all others are games.”- Ernest Hemingway
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The person doing those program descriptions has to be an EEOC employee.

 

That's the ONLY way somebody so incompetent could ever get that job.

The person doing those program descriptions has to be an EEOC employee.

 

That's the ONLY way somebody so incompetent could ever get that job.

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Edited by mibrnsurg on Jul 4, 2014 at 8:25:38 PM

Thank FYI television for all these goofs. http://fyitelevision.com/

 

PMing ATT Customer Care can correct these errors.

http://forums.att.com/t5/notes/privatenotespage/tab/compose/note-to-user-id/192773

 

When the Kentucky Sprint Cup races showed up on the Guide recently, they had forgotten the 'y' in Kentucky, everythiing was listed as Kentuck. Smiley Very Happy

 

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Thank FYI television for all these goofs. http://fyitelevision.com/

 

PMing ATT Customer Care can correct these errors.

http://forums.att.com/t5/notes/privatenotespage/tab/compose/note-to-user-id/192773

 

When the Kentucky Sprint Cup races showed up on the Guide recently, they had forgotten the 'y' in Kentucky, everythiing was listed as Kentuck. Smiley Very Happy

 

Chris

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Please NO SD stretch-o-vision or 480 SD HD Channels
Need Help? PM ATT Uverse Care (all service problems) or ATT Customer Care (all other problems)
Your Results May Vary, In My Humble Opinion
I Call It Like I See It, Simply a U-verse user, nothing more

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