Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Outdoor Speaker Placement

Speaker Placement: Unusual Room Layouts and Elevating Speakers

Positioning Floorstanding Speakers

Wall'O'Fame
Greetings fellow Axiom owners...
HG Rosewoods Part 3
Who's Online
3 registered (exlabdriver, MarkSJohnson, Murph), 135 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13295 Members
11 Forums
22826 Topics
403269 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17741
pmbuko 16259
SirQuack 13318
CV 11146
MarkSJohnson 10832
Meanwhile On Facebook

A very fond farewell party last night . . . we miss you Noreen!

Hope everyone's got their summer favourite playlists cued up for the weekend! W...

(y) Love this customer review of the M2s! "the first time listening to my new a...

These LFR1100 speakers in custom Eggshell White are on their way to Taiwan (yes,...

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#20409 - 09/19/03 08:32 PM Pet peeve...
spiffnme Offline
axiomite

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
OK...I generally don't say anything about grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc...because we ALL make mistakes -
BUT...

The low frequency sounds coming from your speakers is called BASS, not BASE.

That has got to be the #1 most misspelled word in any audio forum.
_________________________
"A nation cannot prosper long, when it favors only the prosperous." -President Barack Obama

Top
#20410 - 09/19/03 10:14 PM Re: Pet peeve...
Ken.C Online   content
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 17741
Loc: NoVA
Ahhhhh. Thank you... I didn't want to be the grammar nazi on this forum, but that's been driving me nuts, too.
_________________________
I didn't do it, no one saw me, you can't prove anything.

Top
#20411 - 09/19/03 10:42 PM Re: Pet peeve...
Joe90 Offline
old hand

Registered: 08/15/02
Posts: 71
Loc: Ottawa, Ontario
Spiff, the English language truly is one of a kind...you can fish for bass, but not for base. However, when your listening to music, you listen to... Like I said, one of a kind!

Cheers.

Top
#20412 - 09/19/03 10:55 PM Re: Pet peeve...
JohnK Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 10363
How about "seperates"?. Don't they teach in the 3rd grade anymore that "There's a rat in separate"?
_________________________
-----------------------------------

Enjoy the music, not the equipment.



Top
#20413 - 09/19/03 11:29 PM Re: Pet peeve...
twopecker Offline
local

Registered: 07/20/03
Posts: 290
Loc: Nebraska
I am normally not one for spreading around worthless emails, but after reading this thread, just have to post this:

Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

take that you spelling nazis!!!!

Top
#20414 - 09/20/03 12:29 AM Re: Pet peeve...
sushi Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 1490
Loc: Dallas, TX
English is my second language and I am always on the learning curve. But these are some of the most common mistakes I find in technical documents written by Americans:

ensure vs. insure
affect vs. effect
consist vs. comprise vs. compose

Anyway, here is a comprehensive listing.


Among the audio lingos, how about bookshelfs?


Top
#20415 - 09/20/03 03:24 AM Re: Pet peeve...
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16259
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
I think you're way off-base with that comment, spiff...
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
#20416 - 09/20/03 10:49 AM Re: Pet peeve...
rcvecc Offline
aficionado

Registered: 04/17/03
Posts: 608
Loc: east haven ct
tahts a vrey itnretsnig psot-but who wuold eevr wirhgt lkie taht....ron

Top
#20417 - 09/21/03 09:37 AM Re: Pet peeve...
twodan19 Offline
aficionado

Registered: 12/20/02
Posts: 624
Loc: Pembroke, Massachusetts
how about receiver? even when i interview for a new shipper/receiver, if receiver is not spelled correctly...you're out.

Top
#20418 - 09/21/03 07:31 PM Re: Pet peeve...
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16259
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
And don't forget about nukyular. When I interview for a new Nuclear Systems Safety Engineer down at the reactor, if they pronounce it nook-yoo-ler, I ask them to repeat themselves. If they say it wrong again, I stick 'em in the reaction chamber and use them as a cooling rod.

Hopefully Dubya will need a job after this coming election and apply....

Bwahahaha!

_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.