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I Am Not A Spelling Or Grammar Nazi

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    Don't care if it's good

    or bad, as long as I am able to communicate with someone and they are able to communicate with me.
    Sineriel Sineriel 22-25, F Jun 17, 2015

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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 rules. Anyone that says otherwise is prudish.
    sortakindalucky sortakindalucky 18-21, F Jul 25, 2011

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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. Figuratively speaking of course. She would act as if the statement couldn't be comprehended if I said 'Your a wingnut' as opposed to 'You're a...
    blindsniper blindsniper 36-40, M Sep 6, 2013

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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 the mistakes, or alternatively ignore my person.It's up to you. It's your choice. Judge people on their English skills or what...
    SapphicHeart SapphicHeart 41-45, F Jul 19, 2015

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    I am a total grammar Nazi

    but I'm slowly realizing its not the most attractive quality. Trying to curb it. Very hard when you were raised by two people who do nothing but read.
    Ryuk501 Ryuk501 18-21, M Jun 18, 2015

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    Words

    English is not my mother tongue.  I just do my best and it takes an effort still.  I try to avoid them but I make mistakes and my spelling may be very poor in personal messages. Words are important and it remains important to take care of them and to cultivate the...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    i try my best to use the right form of words,

    but we all slip up sometimes. especially when youre arguing with someone, you simply shouldnt bring up their grammatical errors, unless thats what you are arguing about. when you use the fact that they slipped up with their words against them, youre taking the attention away...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16, 2015

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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, WARE and WEAR.5) WARY and WEARY.6) SHOULD'VE and SHOULD OF  (the latter combination actually makes no sense).7) COULD'VE and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    One word needed... "Truth!

    " English is not perfect. 
    IcedJuice IcedJuice 26-30, M Apr 20, 2015

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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 it's not like you're typing a real essay. If you want to be a grammar Nazi then go right ahead and correct...
    Tamashi88 Tamashi88 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Especially when someone tries to insult me on EP. Like if you are going to insult me, at least be grammatically correct. Oy!
    chloegoldmine chloegoldmine 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    The person who would proof read Hitler's speeches was a grammar Nazi
    MadGirrl MadGirrl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I feel so bad for my neighbors because every now and then I feel the need to sing Hello at 3AM because why not. Then there is the awkward hand waving that looks like I should be 8...
    Freedgorgan Freedgorgan 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I can't understand people who don't use good grammar. If you want to be understood, learn how use correct grammar structure in your sentences. Or you may as well alsdihgoiashgoifgh...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Everytime I write 'yup', 'uhuh', 'eh', 'smh'... I feel like I give a part of myself away. :/
    RogueLogic2 RogueLogic2 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I loath bad spelling, the trouble is with all these autocorrect mechanisms in place one quite often ends up with a different word you typed! Aghhh!
    Heartheocean Heartheocean 61-65, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I only flirt online though because I'm awkward, introverted, and extremely shy in person. I won't flirt with just anyone online though, they have to be funny, witty, and creative...
    pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts 26-30, F 32 Responses 2 days ago

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    When it comes to the majority of the online community I would have to say most Grammer Nazis say the same old sh** over and over and over. Blah blah blah......I'm sorry I don't...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    An Open Letter to My Uncle My dad always tells me that you and I are so alike. That we are kindred spirits. I wonder if that's true. I know that we knew each other once, but now...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's a funny old world ain't it ?I just wanna write about my experience that I've had with EP over the last couple of years as a way of closure to a relationship with an online...
    RolexRush RolexRush 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    LOL. I will try to improve, okay? :)
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate when people write "per say" or "per say" instead of "per se."
    emmye emmye 46-50, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
    NumberlessJensen NumberlessJensen 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
    NumberlessJensen NumberlessJensen 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
    NumberlessJensen NumberlessJensen 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
    NumberlessJensen NumberlessJensen 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am an extremely naive and religious young woman and you are the minister at my church. After you trick me into having sex with you at my most fertile time, you discover a way of...
    NumberlessJensen NumberlessJensen 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My grammar and spelling is good enough to fool people into thinking English is my native language. But I notice that my vocabulary is fairly limited. I often fall back to the same...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I adore articulate men. I would love to get to know a person who is intelligent, smartly dressed, and well spoken. No text language.
    VioletSea VioletSea 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why I left Mormonism Documentation on my reasons for leaving Mormonism is listed at the beginning of my story. These links are here so that it is clear I left Mormonism because...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    EP users don't seem to know the difference between texting and emailing. Texting is a back and forth banter. It can even be one word. Usually a banter requires both people or more...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F Feb 3

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    Lets eat grandma Lets eat, grandma Good grammar saves lives !!
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    When I see white police in public - I will give them the Nazi salute. Just paying my respects to Neo-Nazis in blue uniforms. (NWA) "Ice Cube will swarm on any Mother-f**ker in a...
    expandy21 expandy21 31-35 2 Responses Feb 2

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    This was when I was 7 lol Here we go :p no spelling or grammar corrections eithet There wunce was a 4 year old boy named as Ben that has finally went to school and on the fitfh...
    peepwaddles peepwaddles 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    To all you Donald Trump lovers who want to kick out all Muslims and ban them from entering I call you Nazi's your discriminating a whole religion because of what a few terrorist do...
    eatthekids1stplease eatthekids1stplease 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 30

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    Or more accurate: I hate it when people don't care about proper grammar and spelling. If you make some mistakes due to something not being your first language or being tired or...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I don't hate you I hate the fact that you think you can insult, stalk and bully believers and harass women and defend atheist who persecute Christians. This is part of a comment...
    XIXMCMLI XIXMCMLI 61-65 10 Responses Jan 28

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    I do love to suck on a sexy young lady's toes and all but I two like to be forced by a man that ant worry about what if you tell some body I dream of being out of gas and having to...
    sweetpinkrick sweetpinkrick 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 28