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I Dislike Incorrect Spelling and Grammar

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    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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    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, 2014

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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. :/
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2014

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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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    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 Aug 16, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    especially when the person making the mistake

    is a highly educated university professor type, or a professional journalist. I mean, I can deal with it from ordinary people, but really.
    papajon papajon 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 17

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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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    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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    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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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 70+ 1 Response Jul 19, 2010

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    On their 50th wedding anniversary,

    the couple summed up the reason for their long and happy marriage. The husband said, "I have tried never to be selfish. After all, there is no "I" in the word 'marriage.'" The wife said, "For my part, I have never corrected my husband's spelling.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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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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    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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    someone told me on Instagram that they want to stomp on my face and fight me on Monday (with terrible grammar and spelling) and honestly it's the funniest thing that's happened all...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 6 Responses Feb 13

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    their vs. they're......your vs. you're. I understand sometimes grammar may be off...even spelling...sometimes...but when it's a constant misuse :/ *aaaauuuggghhhh* I just don't...
    mariasubvi mariasubvi 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    It's not like I'm doing it on purpose. Sometimes, okay most of the time I just skim through the text and post it only to find out afterwards I'm in danger of being corrected by...
    MadNocturnes MadNocturnes 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The Grammar Nazi Patrol catches me before I can fix the mistake. Damn you, GNP.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Feb 17

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    Yup. Idk why but I cannot stand it. I won't lie though, I don't have the best grammar either. BUT... Please check your grammar before clicking the send button to message me...
    kaylasaurus kaylasaurus 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I honestly don't understand why some people put this as one of their experiences but have some of the worst grammar I've ever seen. It's the difference between knowing your...
    31Point5Million 31Point5Million 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    One of my biggest pet peeves is improper grammar. I know that nobody's perfect, but you can at least TRY to pay attention in English class. *You're not your. There's a difference...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 29 Responses Feb 19

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    I understand sometimes when you type something quickly you miss spell words or have a whole paragraph that is one sentence. And I am not one to correct someone else on their...
    lezbihonest93 lezbihonest93 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always type so fast when I get excited and make loads of spelling errors :/ It's not even funny...
    ChattingIsNiceToo ChattingIsNiceToo 22-25, F Feb 8

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    My interest in a person goes down a few notches because of spelling errors. Even on here, if I am interested in a topic someone posted, if I encounter a misspelled word, I just...
    VoiceInYourHead VoiceInYourHead 31-35, M Feb 22

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    This entertainment news video pretty much sums up why many who dislike her, dislike her. If not everybody who dislikes her rather than many. She has lost hardcore fans for being...
    nsquaredmeanshartspaired nsquaredmeanshartspaired 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I tend to have a dislike for step mothers because the story is always the same with them. They get into this new relationship and think well I have kids by this man, this is my...
    prettybombie prettybombie 18-21, F Feb 7

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    I dislike mean people because its there problem within their selves and they project anger and hostility to make them selfs feel better like stop being a total jack *** and be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 7

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    Both of parents, my father in particular, are the most sexist, racist, homophobic, and just discriminating people I have ever met. My mother and father strongly dislike homosexuals...
    preciousmetals preciousmetals 13-15, F Feb 8

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    Sew due me to , eye sea watt your saying
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 1 Response Feb 9

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    I need to improve my English skills as native speaker do. What is the matter to focus on?
    Aui12 Aui12 18-21, M Feb 15

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    Self explainatary.
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Yup. They're completely repulsive and pathetic. It's sickening how they are even ASSOCIATED with great rational good men by even having a penis. Why they aren't castrated is...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Stupid high standards and expectations they expect models to have and the fights and competitions they make them go through and the very small amount of food they're allowed to eat...
    ALaCoit ALaCoit 31-35, F 1 hr ago