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I Am Forgetting How to Spell

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    Complete Memory Blank!!

    This keeps happening to me more and more, i will be typing away and damn! Cant even remember how to spell the simplest word! Does this happen to everyone? Maybe i need to read a little more, frightening.
    Blondevixon Blondevixon 31-35, F 11 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    Annoyingly

    Age 6:  Could spell such words as necessary, favourite and rhythm. Best speller in my class, even had an award. Now: Can't spell to save my life. I only just realized that 'suprise' should be spelled 'surprise'. No one mentioned this to me until recently. I take refuge...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Dyslexia?

    I wonder if I'm having a touch of dyslexia or if my eyes are just getting worse. I lately have been mixing up the letters "b with h" and "r with s or t". Sometimes "n with h". My brain reads it right, as I type it... but then later, I either catch it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Steel, Steal; That's One Example

    Just by looking at my story title I know "steel" means an alloy of iron and "steal" mean to rob. But when I go to write one or the other (and by far most often I need to write "steal") I cannot decide in my head which spelling is correct. I have to type one or the other and look...
    CFOM CFOM 66-70, M 3 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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    I Am Trapped!

    Yes with todays spell checkers I have forgotten all those words I used to spell as a child, or is it my age?
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    ...it Doesn't Just Stop There...

    I'm also slowly forgetting my english...which is my first language, but trying to learn m(any) others has fudged that process up SO hard. Ah...mushmouth...soon to be my new best friend. (and the only thing I'll speak fluently...I guess.) 
    Maxine13 Maxine13 16-17, F Mar 7, 2009

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    I want to blame age, memory,

    internet....but I think I'm just turning derpy. Too many years of texting and shorthand? Are little gremlins somehow stealing my brain cells through telekinesis as I sleep? Very early senility complex?
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Bloody Spellcheck

    I was taught the old fashioned way. Twenty spellings a day. I got a dictionary on one of my birthdays ( I still am a bit of a saddo).  I have noticed lately that constantly using the PC to write documents and letters with a spell check has made me lazy. I just type in...
    stevester stevester 46-50, M 7 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    My Spelling Is Terrible. ...

    My spelling is terrible. Thank heavens for spell check......
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19, 2009

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    I Am the Worst Speller

    I always forget how to spell simple words....=[ I'm so dumb!
    crookedspoons crookedspoons 16-17, F Jul 3, 2008

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    Logo Rocks...

    Logo rocks.... .
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    Howta Spell

    I've been using my own half azz made up lingo for so long now, I'm beginning to forget howta type normal.. which is raheally a biotch when I need to type a professional email to say.. my boss or sumpin talk about alotta backspacing and correcting.  hmph wonder iffin I can...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Even Programmers Need To Pay Attention In GrammarSkool :-D

    I just spent 15 minutes trying to figure out why the package " javax.persistance" wasn't found... I was like "Is a standard part of Java Enterprise Edition! Why isn't there?" (Persistence is not spelled "persistance" :-D) This group logo is pretty cool... Just hope no cats were...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 2 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    Lazy

    The wavy red lines are making me lazy...they tell me when I typo without my needing to figure it out on my own.  And then I can get the correct spelling with just a couple of clicks.  I no longer know how to spell or think for myself; I just let the computer do it for me!
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2011

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    But It's Not Important These Days ...

    To think I'd get a D in public school because I used today's texting shorthand back then.  If you put the apostrophe in the wrong place back then, it was a mark and a half off.  So I learned the proper punctuation and spelling, and now text-speak is so confusing to me...
    gottaBhappy gottaBhappy 51-55, M 12 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    I Have An Ld

    i am dyslexic, Now I don't mean not to spell and trust me I wish I could but its hurtful when people question your intelligence when you can't spell I know how to use spell check but sometimes I don't care. I wonder if people knew how hard it is being terrified you miss spelled...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    Parasympathomemetic

    I have a memory like a steel trap, with a bunch of holes in it! It is very annoying i can spell and pronounce anything and now ...I forget!
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    I Am Getting Scared Because I Forget How To Spell

    I AM 54 AND MY MEMORY IS NOT SO GOOD ..SOMETIMES WHEN I GO OUT I FORGET WHY I AM OUT ..AND I GET CONFUSED WERE I AM
    JOEYORIO JOEYORIO 56-60, M Jul 23, 2013

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    Lol Spelling

    I always put in German words or French words if I don't know it in english. I turned in my english daft paper with almost 5% in German. Just the spelling is not up one the top of my important list. As long as I can speak it well and got most of the spelling down what is the...
    bellasmomma bellasmomma 18-21, F Mar 4, 2009

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    Ah, love! I long for its gentle, yet burning, grip around my putrid chilling heart. I wonder if it’s cold enough to give frostbites to whomever is gripping it, but wouldn’t...
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    I refuse to let my illness beat me. How can i learn to have fun again? also, how do i learn to have fun when facing big issues? please i want to be carefree like when i was a kid...
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    I went to a biker festival called mountain fest about hour away. I decided to camp their for the 4 day event. While I was camping their on Friday ran into a nice couple and their...
    johnjoe4824 johnjoe4824 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is called dragon transformation spell. I found this on spell of magic.com & you can turn into a great good dragon spell & you can even do it & grownups & kids can do it too.
    midnightwerewolfgirl07 midnightwerewolfgirl07 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Ok ok I'm not the best speller in the world but I can spell some words that are difficult and I didn't even know I could spell
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Growing up I didn't have very good learning experiences socially. My parents didn't have friends and we didn't really spend time with family so I was pretty isolated. Both my...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I happen to see a guy I use to work with. We started talking about everything, nothing special. Then he asked me about one of my old friends. You see I had asked her out and she...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I get this feeling that am not good enough. That I will never make it. Sometimes I feel alone at night when I can't sleep. My parents make me feel like I don't belong...
    love0914 love0914 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Almost every night I howl at the moon I feel happy when I am howling at the moon or just howling
    Thewolfeclipse Thewolfeclipse 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    GOD BLESS THE DAY HOW I GET MY EX HUSBAND BACK Hello my name is Babarah from CANADA. i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6 years to my...
    babarah babarah 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    what can i say? howling gives me rush you can compare to a high (maybe). hearing my voice reach far and echo. being able, for just a moment, to feel the wolf in me showing and...
    Oliisan Oliisan 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am surprised of how many sick and the ill-bred people here... Especially I am surprised to that fact, how many people of my age write degrading messages which are filled with...
    Kindmama Kindmama 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Ugh, I cant remeber how a book formulated it.. But it made sense to me when I read it.. How there is an "how to", to almost everything.. How we are so caught in how.. how .. how...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 23

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    I had this convo yesterday in my car and I didnt realize what was happening. The guy: How come I never see you? Me: its probably because I'm the invisible one in my family. A lot...
    TheNewBatman TheNewBatman 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I do want a nice guy,, but a Christian who will love and respect me which I will do the same for. I was with a lovely guy but when bad things happened I couldn't believe how bad he...
    Smiler01 Smiler01 22-25, F Jul 21

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    It shows a lot about a person and how it is written gives non verbal cues to their personality I feel.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    As an autism sufferer. One of my biggest battles is expressing how I feel and not standing up for what I want and believe in. Throughout years of being sheltered and bulled because...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm not perfect in English.One of the disadvantages being born outside an English speaking country. I do my best, I do. It's far from perfect. It's how it is. You can either ignore...
    IBelongToAlison IBelongToAlison 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    To me this means that I am scared to speak up for myself. Like for a example when you like a guy/girl well for me it's really hard to tell a guy how I feel I mean I can talk to him...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. Opia: The ambiguous intensity of Looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously...
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17, M Jul 19

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    My 'friends' always rub their high grades in my faces and brag about how smart they are. They even have the courage to post them on Twitter to make others feel bad. Holy eff...
    celeryandcarrots celeryandcarrots 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 18

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