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    I Can't Help Myself... Good Habits

    Like Dragon56, I am an editor and a proofreader. It's my job to check for spelling, grammatical, factual and logic errors in educational publications and websites, and it's a hard habit to break, even when I'm reading recreationally. I don't mind people using whatever...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Can't Help It

    Once an editor, always an editor?
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Nov 18, 2009

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    I Am A Total Hypocrite...

    I always cringe at other people's spelling errors in posts and stories. "Why so sloppy?" I think. But I can be just as guilty. I am a terrible typist and sometimes in a chat or in a comment, I hit "enter" before I check my own work. Ugh! Look what I did! Yep, I'm a hypocrite for...
    76starships 76starships 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I Always...

    ....check for spelling errors. I get upset when I misspell something.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    Moving To Norman

    Moving to Norman Oklahoma I was out with my friends one night I came home and my parents were sitting on the couch they told me to sit down. They began with how trying new things and how my life is going to change I started to get scared I thought someone had died; but no it was...
    desireesoftball19 desireesoftball19 16-17 Nov 4, 2012

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    Quality

    I will be the first to admit that not all my stories read without an occasional typo or the occasional grammar glitch. What gets to me is when someone obviously doesn't know how to spell words they should have learned in 5th grade. I followed the random commenting link out of...
    FluidMind FluidMind 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    But

    My grammars pretty poor still. I don't really care if somebody writes something to me and it's not spelt right as long as if I can understand it. :P
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989 22-25, M 8 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    My Little Dictionary!!

    I have to always check for spelling errors,I'm a pretty good speller but I don't like to have misspelled words,if I can help it.It just really bothers me to have a misspelled word.I unfortunately have'nt  figured out how to use spell check so I keep a little Dictionary...
    TexasLily TexasLily 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2008

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    At least in a professional context I do. Nothing annoys me quite as much as when I receive work for a project somebody else has done and the spelling is so bad I have to correct it...
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    76starships 76starships 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I like having good spelling and grammar, and I like seeing other people use it, too. It's like I can see more of some sort of intellectual character in a person if they do, and I...
    Bluewry Bluewry 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I am far from perfect in terms of grammar and punctuation. However I have developed a real hatred for the word "pic".....what's wrong with photograph or picture? Pic just reeks of...
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    That funny moment when the spell check in your phone suggests words you have'nt even heard of XD
    Listen1stTalk2nd Listen1stTalk2nd 22-25, M 9 Responses Jan 14

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    Hey EPers... I take a look at profiles before adding anyone...I'm not here to run up a big collection of people that are "friended" as if I were collecting Beanie-Babies !.. I don...
    ElChapo36 ElChapo36 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 14

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    Like most of my writing, this was inspired by someone very special. You are beautiful and wonderful and funny and smart. You are also stupid. Why? Because you don't see all these...
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