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I Am Not A Spelling Or Grammar Nazi

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    I Believe In Constructive Correction - But I am not a Spelling or Grammar Nazi. Nazi's are extremist, borderline bullies and God knows that is not what I am about. I don't point...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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    Bad Grammar: Laxative For The Pompous - I once dated a girl that would have a big ol' bum brownie in her pants every time I used the wrong your/you're in a text message...
    blindsniper blindsniper 31-35, M Sep 6, 2013

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    Despite I Love Words... - ... and seeing them beautifully arranged with the rules each language has created throughout the centuries of its existence, I never judge people for...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    Proudly Not - We all make mistakes, and I don't find it encouraging to shoot people down simply because they cannot write well. Also, language is fluid. It changes. There are no...
    sortakindalucky sortakindalucky 18-21, F Jul 25, 2011

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    Annoyance - The one thing that really annoys me is when people constantly corrects your grammar/spelling. I mean are you kidding me?! This is the internet for crying out loud, and...
    Tamashi88 Tamashi88 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    But I Often Wonder ... - ... At the confusion surrounding the proper application of these words:1) YOUR, YOU'RE and YORE.2) THEIR, THEY'RE and THERE.3) ITS  and IT'S.4) WHERE...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    I think or I know grammar Nazi are cruel judgemental peopel. They always assume people like me with sever learning dissabiltys are stupid and lazy. I have lost many friends because...
    bendabuilder bendabuilder 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I can't stand it when people can't use the correct spelling or correct grammar. It drives me insane!
    bluebird96 bluebird96 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Indeed. And frankly I'm a sucker for a girl who knows what to do with a semi colon. Ahem.
    jacksee66 jacksee66 46-50, M Mar 31

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    I could never bring myself to have bad grammar...I am just a grammar nazi at heart.
    Rebecca12K Rebecca12K 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    This may be a pet peeve of mine, but folks - grammar and spelling still count! How can people be taken serious when they make up words like "sumone" - what the heck is that...
    darksyd darksyd 46-50, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am the worst speller ever. I am really good at other things and I can speak well but when it comes to spelling and reading I'm just not there. I'm writing to say sorry to all you...
    Readytorun567 Readytorun567 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I can be rather obstinate at times. I love grammar. I find the different levels that grammar holds to be fascinating. It's so much more than correct punctuation and correct word...
    lucyyinthesky lucyyinthesky 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I think grammar is a great, although often arbitrary, system of sifting out the intelligent and hardworkers from the lazy and incapable. Even when the same meaning can be conveyed...
    rougheredges rougheredges 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    People who cannot fully type a question with a '?' or an exclamation with a '!' or use them incorrectly irritate me. Please learn how to use correct grammar and spelling.
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have no talent for grammar and spelling. My greatest obstacle in writing is avoiding the run-on sentence. If it wasn't for the semicolon, nothing I write would ever make sense...
    kingshel kingshel 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    If you're going to message me, please use correct grammar. It is such a huge turn off to read messages with terrible grammar, and when I do receive said messages, I don't even...
    markwallace markwallace 31-35, M Mar 25

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    I don't claim to have perfect grammar, but it makes me angry to read posts on this experience with obvious grammatical errors. You should at least try. An ellipsis does not belong...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    People who generally have good grammar are, in my eyes, more attractive than the ones who don't know the difference between "your" and "you're" or "there" and "their". But de ppl...
    JoL24 JoL24 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I hate bad grammar but I just posted a long entry with so many errors. My thoughts are usually so organized and they always transfer from my brain to the screen perfectly...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    My grammar in Spanish is almost perfect, i even won a price when i was in school haha, in english not so much...
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    If you're use bad grammar your an dirty fagit
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im a spelling bee champ!💪👊
    Laffalott Laffalott 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I before E, except after C. So what is the exception for protEin?
    nephthalim nephthalim 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    God's chosen psychopaths.
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    May 18th 1952. Me, Ruby, Weise, Blake & Yang Have been at kino der toten for 2 months. I'm the only one to use the normal guns. We Also Have A 6Th Person With Us. Her Name Is Meg...
    lgb110 lgb110 16-17, M Mar 29

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    There is something that always puzzled me. I trying to understand when people proofread my work, some people can follow what I'm trying to say while others can't. Some people I...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    If someone messages me and it is obvious that they are accidentally making grammatical mistakes its a major turn off, if i can't even understand what a person is saying im not...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F Mar 26

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    So nun of you untelligent folks post your bad grmmar on this here experience because I hate bad grmmar. It annoys me like you cant not believe!!!!
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    And I also think good profile names are prime. So to all the "spankyou23's out there uhmmm, I need to get to know you before knowing what you prefer in the sack. But thanks.
    Littlelionwoman81 Littlelionwoman81 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Please, you must know the difference of 'your' and 'you're' by now
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    1. I suffer with an eating disorder that constantly leaves me forced to choose between having a life or having a body. 2. My taste of music is stuck in the early millineum ('00...
    Amsch95 Amsch95 18-21, F Mar 27

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    1) my name is Cloey 2) I am 15 3) I am asexual 4) I am 4'9" currently. 5) I have a dog named Marley 6) I'm an only child 7) I am in high school. 8) I am a freshman. 9)I have a...
    Iredecence Iredecence 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    when comforting a grammar nazi gently repeat "there, their, they're"
    usedchild usedchild 56-60, M 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I dont have bad grammar i just type with no punctuation because i want to write sentences so long that people will run out of breath reading it and suffocate.
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm Sun-Yong, 17, from N. Korea but I live somewhere else for the time being. Before you add me, make sure you actually WANT to talk to me, and not just have me as another...
    LightInLife LightInLife 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    i hate the american education system. I have dyslexia. It erffing sucks so bad i. From an early age people have seen me as a bit brighter than most especially teachers, but once...
    StormOokami StormOokami 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Life in general Over the last 40 or so years, I've learned so much about life. This includes the people who live in the world. I've only been to, maybe 8 countries in total. I...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    Slight rant, This is an incredible long topic that I'll try to sum up in a mater of paraphrases but I may miss a few sub things that **** me off. Firstly, the whole definition...
    ballorromeo1 ballorromeo1 16-17, M Mar 31

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    My result: YOU MIGHT'VE BEEN A SCRIBE IN ANCIENT EGYPT. If you've always wondered what people will remember about you in the future, it might actually be a hint about your past...
    CastDownChloe CastDownChloe 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Here are some of my pet peeves... • People who drive less than 10 km/h below the speed limit • The dishwasher not being loaded correctly • People turning up at my house...
    LittleCube LittleCube 22-25, F Apr 8

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    This experience seemed very real to me. I wanted to get it all down while it was so fresh in my mind . I've tried posting it a few times. BANNED KEY WORDS, I keep being told. So...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    This was originally for an Accutane survivor thread/forum. I took Accutane as a senior in High School. I had acne, it was bad, not terrible, but bad. I disliked having acne, but...
    Anon010101 Anon010101 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I read everything I receive, but I've had to become selective about what I reply to just because of the sheer volume of messages I get. Your best bet for getting a reply from me is...
    caribprincess89 caribprincess89 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    First of all í want to excuse my spelling and grammar i am not native to english i am from Iceland. I have had several of these experinces though must of them happened to me as a...
    notendanafn notendanafn 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    In 2004 halo 2 came out also the year i went into my little cocoon. My brother and cousin decided I should play video games after a BRUTAL king of the hill match somthing clicked...
    Lemeow Lemeow 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    Whoever knows Minecraft do like this post. I was playing on the Uberminecraft multiplayer server playing cops n robbers. When i joined a game, i spawned in the lobby. [Note that...
    Som3son3 Som3son3 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    (I'm using google translate) I'm using google translate to help me out with spelling because i got yelled at and cussed at by someone on here telling me to learn how to f*** spell...
    dragin2000 dragin2000 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    As I was watching a movie about the German Nazi era, a kid about 12 years old was asking his parents why the Nazi hated so much the girl ( who was helping some Jewish families...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    im barley german my great great grandpa fought as german. he said before he bled out by a sniper that he never wants to be known as a nazi... i hate people who call me and him a...
    wwefan332 wwefan332 13-15, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Commentary from Blog this is Copied from April 16, 2014 Benjamin Fulford for April 14, 2014 “Surrender Or Die.” That Is the Choice the US Cabal Government Now Faces benjamin...
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