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For the same reason that we do not say "He will not does it". 'Will' (including the archaic second person form 'wilt') is followed by the base form of the verb ('do') not an inflectted present tense form ('does', 'doth', 'dost')
This article on inversion, from Perfect English Grammar.com [corrected and modified], explains the construction and the transformation involved: 4: We use inversion after 'so + adjective' where later followed by 'that': So beautiful was the girl that nobody could talk of anything else. (Normal sentence: the girl was so beautiful that nobody could ...
Classic Foo might sound awkward, but only slightly, because we're so used to the Foo Classic-type wording from brands. (It also depends on your target audience -- see my "P.S." at the bottom of this answer.) (Off the top of my head, I'm thinking about Coca-Cola Classic, Pepsi Next, and Mountain Dew: Code Red, all of which have the brand name followed by the ...
I don't think there are any hard and fast rules on whether you put yourself first or last. I would however amend the second example, which at the moment doesn't clearly indicate whether it is a map shared by Joe and yourself, or you and Joe both have separate maps. Use either "...on Joe's' map and on mine" or "...on the map that Joe and I were using" to make ...
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