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I Am a Bad Speller

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    Spelling Bees - I am still sure that elementary school spelling bees have left me scarred for life. I am sure I qualify as one of the worst spellers in the English speaking world...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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    Bad Speller - its just the way i have always been. not sure why. some words i simply cant remember how to spell. i cant remember if words have two L's or one. or if there'e an E at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 18, 2011

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    Terrible Speller - I was part of an experiment and taught to spell phonically in lower grades.  I really don't think the English language can be spelled that way.  My...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M Jun 23, 2009

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    Okay, I can't spell and most times the spell check on here doesn't have a clue on what the hack I am talking about
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Spell - I am good with numbers and bad with letters. I was not always like this tho. In grade school I came in either first or second in all the school spelling bees.They always...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M Apr 14, 2011

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    Yep that's me, sometimes i even try to sound like i know how to spell but really i can't spell crap. I was lucky enough to past the english exit exam i honestly don't know how. But...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Diagnosis - I am a bad speller sometimes. My story is I was diagnosed earlier a year in fact July of 2006. Of course me being a man and all, had trouble finding the right...
    qualisarx qualisarx 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 22, 2007

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    Me Too - Growing up I had a hard time communicating with others. I was shy. I did not talk at all. I was not taught phonics in school. I was image focused. I could not write. I...
    Holly44 Holly44 51-55 Oct 19, 2012

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    Epic Spelling Fail.... - Ok..well..i tend on writing notes..or typing stories....& u can tell i suck @ spelling!!! That's why i have my best friend Michaela to spell stuff for me...
    WolfAngel29 WolfAngel29 13-15, F May 5, 2012

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    Without A Dictionary (or Mozilla Firefox) - Seriously, with as much as I read, I still can't spell to save my life.surprising, huh?
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Mar 22, 2012

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    Guilty As Charged - The worst part about being a bad speller is that I am a middle school teacher.  This means everyday I get called out by a bunch of 12 years olds on my...
    reachin4goals reachin4goals 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2007

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    Know I Am Knot a Bed Spiller, ... - Know I am Knot a Bed Spiller, er speller, Y do U ask?
    Midnightlvr1 Midnightlvr1 41-45, M Oct 12, 2007

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    What Did He Say? -   Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch dnoe at a fmauos Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn’t rellay mttaer in what oredr the ltteers in a word are, the olny iprmoetnt...
    FarmerGiles FarmerGiles 31-35, M 9 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    I Try Not to Show It Here On Ep -  I try to look at my posts, messages, comments etc here on EP (to make sure the spelling and grammer look right) but when push comes to shove...
    HealedHeart HealedHeart 46-50, M Feb 26, 2009

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    Iam A Bad Speler - himi name iz Eli kaham i went to skool for 3 months and wuz kiked out.   la la
    Borninthebog Borninthebog 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 26, 2011

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    Make Me Feel Stupid Please - is it my fault OK sure i could try harder i could spell check but i just rather admit get on with it and talk anyways    make 3 theres...
    littlemstpy littlemstpy 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    Horrible Speller - I know I am a horrible speller. Good thing that there is spell check! I always get bugged for my bad spelling mistakes but I know I am getting better!
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 24, 2007

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    When I Was a Child - my sister was diagnosed with a terminal brain didorder and our family was very disorginized, I stuttered badly, was in speech therapy for years, I even had a...
    woodinhouse woodinhouse 41-45, F 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    E-m-b-a-r-r-a-s-s-i-n-g - Despite having a degree in English, I am utterly hopeless at spelling. There is nothing more mortifying to me than finding grammatical mistakes and...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F May 23, 2011

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    Spell Check!!! I used to be really good at spelling, that was before blackberry, smart phones and androids. But now I spell everything wrong on purpose jus because I know Spell...
    NormalWeirdo NormalWeirdo 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Yeah - I can't spell big words. So what? I don't care.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2009

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    Well... - i can spell really well, i just make so many typos that sometimes people do not believe me.  there are a few words that flummox me to spell, but by and large it is...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F Oct 12, 2007

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    I am grammar nazi although i suck sometimes at spelling some words and sometimes some known words...i have to evolve my engrish
    Zoce Zoce 18-21, M Feb 27

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    I Really Can't Spell - Whenever I write something most times there are at least a couple of mistakes. Some words I repeatedly spell wrong over and over...  I'm just glad...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Havent Always Been - i havent always been a bad speller, but then i moved schools and my spelling got really bad, i'm still not great with it and always make really silly mistakes...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2007

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    Yeah I Am.   Which S... - Yeah I am.   Which sux being that I have an English degree
    renegadeangel renegadeangel 26-30, F Oct 12, 2007

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    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Ever think in your mind something bad is gonna happen. Think about it so much that you have already decided what you will do once you hear the news and how you will deal with it...
    ZyraBlue ZyraBlue 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    im not gd i was born into a family of people to which im very differnt and all through my life i have been differnt to people and it has been pointed out by my sister about 5 times...
    greatbritain1 greatbritain1 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I try so hard to find a good guy who is just genuinely a good person but when I do find someone I can connect to I find I'm never attracted to them, they can be extremely good...
    wonderwall12 wonderwall12 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I have bi-polar and thus I have bad days. When I say bad days I mean that thinking and socializing become difficult. I still don't know what to do when this happens but I have a...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I am, a bad liar. First because on important things, out of "I'm fine", to people you don't even know, or people you don't want to be worried, or, independence, and above all, self...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Good girls like bad boys Bad boys like good girls Good guys like bad girls Bad boys like good girls
    azanun azanun 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Not that all men are bad but, the bad ones tend to stick out. A good man will let you take your time and will respect your boundaries. The bad ones who pursue you the hardest...
    Dracena Dracena 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    :( ;( friday 21st march........sun shone brightly and day started,had a list of chores to do......my lazziness and ignorance to work proved a real blame n taunt fr me.... why s it...
    Mughee Mughee 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    "Company" Start your engines Can we get the chemicals in Cause anything's better than this Mix it up with vicadin Cause anything's better than this Little cuts on your wrist...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Iv had anxiety for around 4 years but its never been quite this bad. I stutter when speaking to people I don't like, don't know or when I have to stand in front of people. I don't...
    TheMadBunnie TheMadBunnie 13-15 1 Response Mar 26

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    First the obvious. It is surprising to see folks that grieve over relationships that have ended when they knew going in it was not a smart thing to do. Many say that there is...
    berke007 berke007 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I got spanked today for getting bad grades at school. I got out my report card last week and as soon as I saw it i knew i will be spanked hard, so i decided to hide it from my mom...
    leaklog leaklog 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Children of God; It upsets me when you blame God for the misfortunes in your lives (you know who you are). I hear it all the time "well, if there is a God then why does he let all...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Some bad movies are just fantastic because they are bad e.g. Death proof, from dusk till dawn, drive angry etc. But my favourite bad movie of all time has got to be Planet Terror...
    Matt2704 Matt2704 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Well where do I start? It didn't used to be a bad marriage when we got married 13 years ago in 2001, I was 25 and she was 24. In fact it was a very good marriage, I loved her and...
    HPeterson HPeterson 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Don't even get me started on how bad my marraige is. Okay so they say the first year will be all lovey dovey. Thats crap not in my case. Im 10 years younger than him. I did...
    Iamtryingmybest Iamtryingmybest 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    Today I was having a bad day. I received a letter in the mail that screwed up all my plans. What I desire now needs more of my patience and it was and has been driving me crazy...
    Lucky1217 Lucky1217 18-21, F Mar 20

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    Before seventh grade I was a goody two shoes, straight-a student who would always get picked on and dressed only in sweater, vests, button downs, skirt, khakis, heels, and flats...
    badgirl03 badgirl03 18-21, F Mar 21

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    so today, I had plans with my best friend because she's been talkin to someone I know from a town over & they wanted to hang out but not by themselves because they hadn't met in...
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F Mar 22

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    Okay so this happens a lot of times , I have weird feeling that something bad is going to Happen And it does . It's not all bad all the times but mostly , what is my body telling...
    Rydude Rydude 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I have bad days where sometimes all I can do is cry and let it all out. These bad days almost always start at the worst possible moment. They are so random and I can't figure out...
    worldisupsidedown worldisupsidedown 16-17, F Mar 23

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    And i feel like i cant talk to anyone because everyone warned my against him. It's difficult, bacause so many bad things happened and I made so many choices that I never thought I...
    mwamies mwamies 22-25 Mar 24

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    I don't know why I do it to myself, but it's a vicious circle. I feel bad about myself, I have sex with someone who couldn't give a **** about me, I'm left feeling empty and sick...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Idk if this counts as a joke but I thought it was funny! I was having dinner with my hubby and my sister in-law and her hubby as well as our kids, we were talking about my husband...
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F Mar 25