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I Dislike Incorrect Spelling and Grammar

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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...
    Dalcram Dalcram 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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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...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 8 Responses May 23, 2011

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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...
    bgkok7 bgkok7 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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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...
    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...
    dreamwaffles dreamwaffles 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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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...
    bgkok7 bgkok7 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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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...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 5 Responses May 25, 2011

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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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    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. ...
    dreamjayme dreamjayme 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2009

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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...
    xipher xipher 18-21 4 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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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...
    bgkok7 bgkok7 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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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...
    jonmark222 jonmark222 66-70 Aug 24, 2012

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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...
    Hrmg Hrmg 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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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...
    VisforVegan VisforVegan 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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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...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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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 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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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    In my opinion, I feel like the whole educational system is built upon brainwashing the students, setting them up to failure. It is built basically to train the students as soldiers...
    ForgiveForgetLetitGo ForgiveForgetLetitGo 13-15, F Mar 22

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    It's terrible when someone you once trusted. Turns on you, for no reason at that. I swear I have not done a thing to this person to make her say something that isn't true. In fact...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 1 day 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 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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    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 5 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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    5 things i like: 1. Church/God (more like love) 2. Adventure Time!!😄 3. Reading 4. Talking to new people (message me!) 5. Sleeping😌 5 things i dislike: 1. American cheese (I...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have been told my whole life "watch your mouth" and am still told i should watch my mouth around my son, **** you i will ******* talk anyway i want around whoever i want! why...
    ashgurl71 ashgurl71 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am a follower Of Jesus Christ. plus Jesus say himself he dislike Religion himself .we wont get in have because we are Baptist only way in is though Jesus Christ .
    Robs83 Robs83 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I looked at my progress report for math and it said 65-69 i never failed math or even got close this is horrible i really dislike my teacher i always was so good at math 90+ now I...
    crazyyes crazyyes 22-25, F Mar 26

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    5 Things I like : 1. My boyfriend. 2. Sex, 3. Music. 4. Disney. 5. Friends. 5 Things I dislike. 1.Rapist 2.Child molesters. 3.Drunk Drivers 4. People who can't/Wont take...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    5 Things I Like is.... 1.Good Food 2.Nice People 3.Summer 4.A Gentleman 5.Good Music 5 Things I Dislike Is..... 1. Rude Cruel People 2.Liars 3.Cheaters 4.Abusers 5.Bad Music
    Ice26 Ice26 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I like to think of myself as an emanzipated, independent, strong women, and I can't help that whenever a overly masculine guy expresses some sort of interest in me, I feel...
    hieme hieme 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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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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    My parents r polar opposite my dad seems to hate me and I'd always disappointed in me and my mum is soo attached to me she honestly thinks I'm a 3 yr old My...
    greatbritain1 greatbritain1 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    FAKE CANNOT BE ADORED.FAKE CANNOT BE ADORED
    azanun azanun 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Swear I've been changing and dreams I've been chasing. Even when opinions maintaining reasons for the hating. So please excuse my language while I scream, "Eff the hatred!" I'm...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    At the end of the day, being fake only rewards you with other fake things. No one wants: fake happiness, fake love, fake friends, fake success, or fake money.
    mindoftblack mindoftblack 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    "You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don't give it the power to do to it's killing."
    BeYoungBeDopeBeProud BeYoungBeDopeBeProud 13-15, F 41 mins ago

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    And I will probably use some myself just because it's now jinxed.
    StellaStellar StellaStellar 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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