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I Dislike Incorrect Spelling and Grammar

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    Purfekshunist No Moor

    I cdnoult blveiee taht i cluod aulacity uesdnatnrd waht i was rdgnieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to rsceearch at Cmabrigde Uinervisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be...
    invisible321 invisible321 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    Annoying

    Yeah, I can see using it to text on your cell phone, it really is a pain to have to press one button 3 or 4 times to get the letter you desire. However, when using a computer, you know with like a real keyboard and everything, I really don't see what is so difficult about typing...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Jul 14, 2012

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    Let's Get Victorian

    When I get most angry, I tend to get very, very precise in my grammar and word choice.  I also tend to drop all contractions from my speech. I've found that when I'm arguing in a text-based medium, such as online, it's apparently rather intimidating.  Certain of my...
    dreamwaffles dreamwaffles 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    An Occupational Hazard

    As someone who has always made at least part of a living by writing, my most important tool is the English language, and I like to see it treated well.My parents gave me the Oxford English Dictionary -the full 12-volume edition, which took 150 years to compile- for my 21st...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 5 Responses May 25, 2011

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    Actually I hate it. When people add an extra z

    or an s to a word. Wtf how unnecessary. Please kids correct your spelling now! Idiocracy is already taking over nooooo
    aburns aburns 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Adventure Novel Writer

    Writer/author looking for similar to exchange comments and take an interest in publishing their book next year (2013). Adventure/action books, No horror; no profanity; but well written page-turning potboilers for airplane passengers.
    jonmark222 jonmark222 66-70 Aug 24, 2012

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    Do You Really Dislike Incorrect Spelling And Grammar?

    Be sure and pay attention to the following sentences. They are identical to ones you may have read before, then decide if there is anything wrong with them. Do you really love words or are you just an imposter? I guarantee that there is at least one error in these words, probably...
    bgkok7 bgkok7 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    Bad English...

    I hate it if my spellings isn't right...i hate it if my grammars isn't correct...i just hate it...now i forgot how to use past tense, present tense and future tense... whatever sentence it is...whatever.. i guess i need a little review...or maybe i need to retake my english...
    xipher xipher 18-21 4 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 70+ 1 Response Jul 19, 2010

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    You know what grinds my gears?

    When people use your and you're incorrectly. Your is possessive. You're means "you are." Come on now. :/
    XxVivaLaBellaxX XxVivaLaBellaxX 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    And Now...

    The airplane was in the hanger, it's insignias that of a private jet. (Jet fuel is also known as Kerosene). The data is clear, this is a jet that can get off of the ground in a hurry, fast enough to break the sound barrier. Once, a stunt pilot even flew it backwards, he set a new...
    bgkok7 bgkok7 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    One Of My Biggest Pet Peeves

    This drives me crazy with a passion
    Kman4You Kman4You 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    Altogether It's Insignificant, But I Cannot Help It

    my currente peeve is the word "addicting" (vs. "addictive"), as in the [incorrect] phrase "oh my god, these chips are SO addicting!". to addict Function: transitive verb Etymology: Latin addictus, past participle of addicere to favor, from ad...
    VisforVegan VisforVegan 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    I realize that commenting on this will probably

    make me appear to be a snob, but incorrect spelling and grammar irks me. I have one of those brains that sees the errors easily. Perhaps I should be an editor. It seems to me that people should remember that anytime they post something on Experience Project they are publishing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 16

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    That's a nice way to put it.

    When I read posts by people who blatantly disregard grammar and punctuation, I can't take them seriously and I honestly don't think very highly of them either.
    Dalcram Dalcram 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    And Writing

    Well, the title didn't mention writing. Here is a house that can drive a car. That's what it says!! Underline is mine.He left in spectacular fashion. After wrecking an EnzoFerrari sports car (worth $2 million) in 2006, Eriksson's house was raided onsuspicion of embezzlement...
    catlover47 catlover47 46-50, F Jun 2, 2013

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    I have become obsessed with pulling out

    spelling mistakes in everything I read. I mostly hate when I do it, because it was usually a small mistake, which irks me I even made it.
    lollilover lollilover 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I Read The Ap Stylebook For Fun

    I keep my copy in my safety deposit box. My bank is located in the state of Pennsylvania, it is kitty corner from a store that sells candy bar's. I have a myriad of complaints about this subject, but your probably not interested. These are just a few of my favorites. And we all...
    bgkok7 bgkok7 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    WHY Complain

    Because "Some" folks don't spell or use puncutation well--Others attack & feel they have a right to put them down-even discounting what they say because they are not as educated -Didn't learn as well or english may not be thier First language-- This is just cruel--People want...
    jettys jettys 56-60 Oct 17, 2013

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    Seriously...

    How much extra time would it take to proofread things? Two minutes? One really can have spellcheck on his or her computer, and why ignore it? What do you have to lose? Would you really be doing yourself any harm by making yourself a bit easier to understand?
    Hrmg Hrmg 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    Perhaps There'S Nothing That Can Be Done....

    I recently joined a group, "I Believe That One Person Can Change You're (sic) Whole Life" -- and I have to wonder if it really applies because I would never say "You're Whole Life." EP is replete with spelling and grammatical mistakes. Some are surely the result of autocorrect...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    OCD to Correct Misspelling

    In fact, I am so annoyed by misspelled words I will often not join a group simply because its title is spelled incorrectly or the grammar is poor.   I have felt the urge to even message the moderator or creator of said groups just to request that they please (somehow...
    dreamjayme dreamjayme 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2009

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    Dictionaries And Thesauri Are My Friends

    I try my hardest to have correct grammar and spelling. Sometimes I can be anal about things like that.
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    Dran Write I Do :)

    I am almost a spelling Nazi when it comes to others' spelling and grammatical errors but ironically I make plenty myself tee hee :P I have this funny hand-ism; when typing,  I frequently will transpose letters in a word It's a recent development; I would have to peg it to...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 8 Responses May 23, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    There is something so cringeworthy about a person who uses simple words incorrectly. Aside from the usual "there, they're, their" mistakes and the lack of spellcheck, one error...
    canadagirl0101 canadagirl0101 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I wonder if punctuation marks have gone up in prices lately... must be so...so many people not using them...writing words one after the other...it takes so much effort to get the...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    wtf is wrong with you grammar police people? You should be happy people are actually communicating. There is such a lack of communication in the world, that we can blame that on...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Sep 20

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    I am the kind of guy who will correct your bad grammar. And spelling. And stupidity. Please feel welcome to reciprocate.
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I wouldn't say I was a GRAMMAR nazi.... If ya know what I mean
    LilHitler LilHitler 70+, M Sep 3

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    I mean I don't but I always try to correct my grammar, even with texting. Because when you type fast some stuff you've written didn't come out the way you wanted it and it sounds...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 30

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    If you can't ************* spell or you don't have ******* proper grammar please don't message me I will promptly ignore you.
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 19

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    I don't even give them the time of day, no response, ( unless I am ok a really bad mood lol) if you are a grammar nazi I will block you so don't waste you're time! Everybody ales...
    CoitusInterruptus CoitusInterruptus 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I like people who are honest and straightforward. I like people who stand up for what they believe in. I like people who can distinguish reality from perception. I like friends you...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I have been teaching spoken English and grammar. If any one want to learn can join to develop their skills within short duration. Personalized coaching is offered
    srenukasteno srenukasteno 56-60, F Sep 12

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    My teachers use bad grammar sometimes. I thought they would know better.
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    This Friday makes 2 years since my boyfriend & I been together ,within the time of being together his family have not been nice to me . I was once pregnant by my boyfriend & I lost...
    CubanSky CubanSky 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Why? I think it's weird that you start a group expressing dislike for someone you don't know, who never did anything to you.
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F Aug 30

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    It's not really the dogs I dislike but the people-dog combination. I think I figured it out today. People that have dogs basically have children. I don't want to date someone who...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Sep 4

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    Pitbulls are not vicious dogs, they are just like any other animal. Any dog, or animal, big or small can be vicious for that matter. All dogs have a certain way they like, and...
    Blackstallion76 Blackstallion76 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I like: Documentaries. Dogs. Pizza. Funny people. Art. I dislike: Mayonnaise. Flying insects. ******** of society. Hot weather. Huge crowds of people.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Sep 8

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    Hate is a big word I just dislike bullies...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    yup... that is what I am... bored... and I dislike it a lot... I wish I was able to have a nice selection of people to spend some time with... bummer!
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F Sep 13

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    Bringing to you, things I dislike volume 2. Here we go 1 hot chocolate. yeah I know I'm weird 2 pimples. Though they have lessened over time :D 3 people who fire me with...
    sheisthesongthatnooneshallsing sheisthesongthatnooneshallsing 18-21 1 Response Sep 20

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    I like: Chocolate Evan Making people smile Books Pixie sticks I dislike: Trolls. Onions Bounty chocolate Coldness Floods.
    ImGayButDontTell ImGayButDontTell 18-21, M Sep 21

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    I like: - when my cat takes naps with me - warm and sunny weather - reliability, punctuality, following through, excellence as a habit, conscientiousness. - back scratches and...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F Sep 21

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    I was going to complain about the incoherent posts I've tried to read. But that would be mean. So, I must assume that their autocorrect is out of control.
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Overwize wots th poynt ov an edjucayshun?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    It is ridiculous how many times a day I have to stop myself from correcting everyone. Surely you have had some form of education? It is really not that hard to write a proper...
    Thinking0utLoud Thinking0utLoud 18-21, F 20 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Sadly the group i'm in now are fair weather friends. Only sticking with you in the good times and ignore you in the bad times. I consider them weak and closed minded people that...
    wrongimpressions wrongimpressions 18-21, F 1 Response 12 mins ago

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