when they say, "regretted" instead of "regret?" It sounds wrong. Yet, I believe the past tense of text is "texted" and many people will not use that. They will say, "I text her yesterday," which sounds like ebonics to me. I regretted that I texted her. I regret that I texted...
I've always found English an easy language to understand and to write properly. I know how to use punctuation correctly and I can spell almost every word I come across. I'm sometimes good at guessing how to spell new words too! Once I learn how to spell new words, they are...
grammar. I know that nobody's perfect, but you can at least TRY to pay attention in English class. *You're not your. There's a difference between there, their, and they're. And don't even get me started on "then" and "than". CAN YOU EVEN ENGLISH??! :/
I've come to find that a word I use simply does not exist. That word is, "expressionate." I was autocorrected, and it was not a misspelling. The word I didn't know I had been looking for was "expressive" all along!
i write without capitalizing initial letters, i mix up american and british spellings in the same sentence, i write run on sentences - my grammar can get very casual on the interwebs, all in the name of expediency and expressiveness. however, there is one little thing - actually...
road somewhere that said, "It's to late to...(blah, blah, blah)" It irritated me to no end that they forgot the second 'O.' Every time I'd pass by, I'd check it so see if anyone corrected it. None. However, more people decided to graffiti things to make it say other things...
that has to be my biggest pet peeve, when someone says 'that' instead of 'who'
AND FOR THE love of God, learn when to use 'who' and when to use 'whom'
This is the sandwich THAT I was eating
He is the one WHO was talking
This is the person WHOM I love
and "dat" or use "wit" rather than "with" or "ur" I won't read your nonsense and I certainly won't add you. These days there's no excuse for bad grammar and the excuse "dats de way I talk" doesn't cut it. It doesn't translate, idiot.
one word. 'Every time' is also two words, which initially threw me because 'everywhere,' 'everyone,' and 'everything' are one word.
I wonder how many people know how to spell what 'etc.' is short for. (By the way, it's two words.)