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Alarming Grammatical Errors In The Movies

Discussion in 'AFRICAN MOVIES, TV & WEB SHOWS' started by Khuzleur, Aug 29, 2005.

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  1. cyndi

    cyndi Well-Known Member

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    revive it then Joi :-)
     
  2. gugu

    gugu Active Member

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    To be honest with you, I thought that the scriptwriters were projecting how the average Nigerian spoke. Yet I noticed the perfect English of Justice Esiri and Peter Edochie, and was confused.

    Perhaps the scriptwriters should use Word or script writing software that will correct the grammar.
     
  3. Multioption

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    hmmmmm......
     
  4. Joi

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    :roll :roll :roll please don't get me started!


     
  5. movieguru

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    Most nigerian hmovies are full of grammatical errors, the worst culprits are the yoruba subtitles! I must say i agree with the comment made about not churning out so many films at the same time.
    If we want to be taken serious in the movie industry, mediocrity isn't an option.
    Also why do pple say things like "where did you go by this time of the night?" Is that proper English (I have noticed this in quite a few films)
     
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    Sorry for my own grammar too...it shd have been taken seriously
     
  7. thressa

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    Please correct the wrong grammar Movieguru.:)
     
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    :roll :roll :roll pls vince easy ok?nor break my teeth for me ooo.Lol.
     
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    Typical or typographical?:cool-smil
     
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    Yeah u're right that is why they still study english in their schools.
     
  11. Joi

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    Movie: For Real - Pt 2

    "Your family are not going to find this funny..." - Desmond Elliot




    God is my witness, I rewound this scene thrice to make sure I heard right.
     
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    Thanks for bringing this thread out hon. I was trynna tell someone to help me dig it out.
     
  13. Joi

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    You're welcome :)
     
  14. olatoludipe

    olatoludipe BOSS LADY

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    Games Women Play!

    Dang, I can hear bullet from respected celebrities and I was like whao. Even my 10 yr old baby had to correct one of them at a particular point.


    Firstly: SO YOU GYM HERE?, lots of Nigerians use that alot, gym is not something you do, it is a place.

    So you gym here? should be replaced with So you work out here?

    Can't remember the other lines from Omot and Gene............ Dang, dang dang. Oh my! is the word.
     
  15. Joi

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    Shay-ri-mama!!!:teu26: :teu26: :teu26:


     
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    Tolu!! are you serious?...or maybe it was your ears playing tricks on ya:ringed


    Okay, what movie was this statement mentioned?
     
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    she already said it. Games Women play. I know is the scene where omot was in the gym and Desmond worked in.
     
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    Aunty mi, na games Women play.
     
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    tongue2: I heard it too....:1244:

    Dessy said it....I know its not correct English but it doesnt sound that baaaaaddd..y'all chill out on him o!:1244: :ringed
     
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    I did not only hear that from him, he is not the only one making that surface error.................. at least I know couple of people that have used that.
    In short, hearing that from Desmond Elliot, it sounded soooo SEXY


    In games women play, the only person I am sure didn't make any error is Stella Damascus...................... I was even blaming one of my long lost American Nigeria friend to stop bringing out every mistakes from that movie, but guess what............... they need to help it.
     
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