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I Hate Bad Grammar

There? Their? They're? - get it right, dammit! 13,959 People

    Most of the grammar mistakes I find are from

    people who are 30 and up. Come on guys, if I know the difference between their, they're, and there, you should too.
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Okay…I admit I have used the phrase who's

    instead of whose before, but I swear I am not trying to be a hypocrite…I just hate when people type things like the obvious your/you're and their/there/they're…I don't mind abbreviations of words like because-bc ect. though
    haleybug81399 haleybug81399 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    I really don't see why people do this.

    If you know how to spell properly, why not actually do it so people can understand what you're saying? Ppl cnt understand u propaly wen u tlk lyk dis. WHY do it. Use what you have been taught.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 7 Responses Feb 11

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    Seriously universal dimwits,

    English isn't that hard of a language! When it's your first language, how hard is it to get the whole your/ you're and their/ they're right? (Except when autocorrect on a not-so-smartphone apparently, messes it up if you type fast enough!)
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 23 Responses Jun 16

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    i hait it wen ppl hav bad grammer its leik wi

    wood u doo that khfdukdfukduktktduktskyrdjlyv
    Shadowblade8 Shadowblade8 13-15, M 7 Responses Jun 13

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    That moment when you're reading through 'I Hate

    Bad Grammar' experiences and you immediately check for bad grammar. Unless badder grammar is purposefully done. Then that's just funny.
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My friend broke up with her boyfriend

    because he has the grammar of a third grader and he was talking about what college he was going to, and spelled it wrong. So now we say it like he spelled it. So now it's 'collage', 'universitay', 'edumication', and 'degray'.
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17 21 Responses May 13

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    It sometimes really annoys me

    that half the people on this site are adults who can't spell for their lives. And no one seems to be able to tell the difference between "your" and "you're," "its" and "it's," and "to" and "too." It's disgraceful.
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just read a series of posts written by a

    teenage girl. In each one she announces to the world that she wants attention by stating, "Please talk to me, I'm board." I suppose I am supposed to talk to her because she is made of wood? She is the amazing board girl! Coming soon to a freak show near you!
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 6 Responses Jul 13

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    Nit Picking Nonsense

    Ever since I joined this site this is one element that I detested,all of those so superior individuals whom criticize others over their spelling mistakes.For goodness sakes grow up will you,not everyone may be as well educated as yourselves however they ARE your equals whether or...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 39 Responses May 18, 2012

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    There is just NO excuse

    for this when auto correct and spell check exists. The whole your vs you're, they're vs their vs there, and where vs wear vs we're are my biggest pet peeves!
    Smoray100 Smoray100 22-25, F 29 Responses Jun 9

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    ILYMatthewEspinosa ILYMatthewEspinosa 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    I have bad grammar, and I hate it.

    I'll be saying something to someone hoping that they'll at least understand what I'm trying to say. When I talk out loud, I'm pretty confident, but my confidence is lost in a split second if someone says "what?" or asks me to repeat what I've said. After that, I'll maybe say a...
    JoeyBro JoeyBro 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Please don't write to me

    if you're going to use bad grammar. It's not very attractive.
    Sparklyjuly Sparklyjuly 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I have bad grammar! But I don't care,

    I'm who I am. :) Don't ever try to change me teachers... :p
    LRxIce LRxIce 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    There's so many experiences here

    that I relate to, but most of them have bad grammar, which makes me not "me too" them...
    daisyfields daisyfields 13-15, F 1 Response May 29

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    chrisfer chrisfer 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 14

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    Board and bored are two very different words

    with very different meanings. It kills me when people cannot differentiate between the two when constructing a sentence. Ugh!!!!
    XxVivaLaBellaxX XxVivaLaBellaxX 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Grammar, Spelling, And Punctuation Are Important To Me!

    I am nice to pretty much everyone on here, okay? I'm a pretty happy-go-lucky girl. I will talk to you about anything as long as you are polite and know how to speak/type correctly. Here are some examples of badly written sentences that I do not reply to: *** sorry didnt know im...
    MissMotie MissMotie 22-25, F 14 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Literally Irregardless

    These are two of my pet peeves. The first I see so many times when it clearly is not appropriate. For example, "I was at an AC/DC concert last night and the noise was so loud that my head literally exploded!" Really? If your head "literally" exploded, there would be grey matter...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 7 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    I text people like I would type a letter.

    Why people feel the need to change words and leave out letters baffles me. It takes the same amount of time to spell you're as your.
    SaraNow SaraNow 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 9

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    i h8 wen ppl talk lik tis its relly annoyin No

    proper capitalization, apostrophe, periods, etc. I call it lazy text.
    NovaScotia902 NovaScotia902 22-25 2 Responses Jul 1

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    cnt staind ppl who right Like dis.

    Like dis. Lyke dish. Lol
    GlamChic GlamChic 18-21, F 16 Responses Feb 1

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    I can't stand it when people say,

    "John and I..." in every instance. Ex. 1 - John and I fell into a ditch. Ex. 2 - That's what happened to John and I. WRONG. One ought to say, "That's what happened to John and me." There is a time to say, "... and I," and there is a time to say, "... and me." People are in...
    flavorshot flavorshot 31-35, M 7 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    Shared # 223 An Open Letter (copied From Pinterest.com)

    Dear People of the World I don't mean to sound slutty, but, please use me whenever you want. Sincerely, Grammar.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 12 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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    It's B-E-F-O-R-E not b4!

    ! This is not bingo!!!!!
    BossiRossi BossiRossi 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Come on, it's really not

    that hard to correctly type out a sentence... Especially with technology now a days.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 29 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    When people say ain't,

    more better, no nothing, or anything like that, I die a little more inside
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 18 Responses May 1

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    Is anyone as bad as I am

    when reading EP posts and mentally correcting as many improper grammar errors as possible?!
    honestcloud honestcloud 22-25, F 20 Responses May 14

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    Salma96 Salma96 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    So I confess.....I do my best to use correct

    grammar, appropriately placed apostrophes and I might even attempt to make a particular point with the use of a long word! I can't help seeing someone else's poor grammar and wonder why they didn't choose to make the effort! I know this makes me a bad person...
    sowerbys sowerbys 46-50, M 2 Responses May 17

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    I read about Weird Al Yankovic's latest single

    release and had to watch the video on YouTube. I think this should be the theme song for anyone in this group! :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc
    Reboot153 Reboot153 36-40, M 23 hrs ago

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    I Think The Grammar Police Must Stop Behaving Rudely!!! Posting A's on my comments just proves my point.

    I think your site sucks.  I don't believe that correcting  another's grammar is a good way to, "Make Friends and Influence People."   In fact, it's considerably apathetic and cruel.  What makes  grammar fanatics think it's perfectly fine to do?  Who do you think you are...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 17 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    "Your" Dog got away. "You're" Upset.

    I saw it over "There". Over at "Their" House. Not that hard honestly.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses May 10

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    I See It *all* The Time

    Then/than, to/too/two, and atrocious grammar within micro-blogging. Yes, I understand you only have about 140 characters to work with. However, this is no excuse for crappy grammar and spelling. I have three kids who are into social media and they manage to sound like they're...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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    Just irks me - I'm not an obsessive grammar

    nazi who tries to correct people's spelling constantly, but it just irks me when I read forum posts or YouTube comments with grammar that is akin to a two year old. You know what I'm talking about, no capital letters not even for names, use of the 'an' in words that don't...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 2 Responses May 8

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    I Despise It...

    Here is an example of something I read today on Facebook, concerning my high school. It made me want to vomit. Here: all yhu see iis peoplee weariinn T-shirtss (&)* hoodiess..were deyy do datt ahtt.? Onlyy chs! What?! It's very sad that I (try to) read things like this all the...
    LC87 LC87 22-25, F 15 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    I hate bad grammar so much.

    If I read something, and someone can't talk or write right, I get so pissed. It's not that hard. This is why people need to pay attention in school.
    YouShouldHaveKilledMe YouShouldHaveKilledMe 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    One Of The Most Annoying Things Ever.

    My Friend Keeps Spelling "Thought" As "Fort" -.- Just Stop... Please...
    KawaiiMushmew KawaiiMushmew 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Poor Title

    Should this group be titled "I Hate Poor Grammar"? lol
    embraced embraced 26-30, M 13 Responses Jun 26, 2012

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    Sorry but I find it such a big turn off

    and honestly I can't take people seriously with bad grammar
    theorangefreak theorangefreak 16-17, F 15 Responses May 8

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    English is not even my first language

    but I spell a lot better than many native speakers. Damn, get it right.
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Grammar is important.

    For instance, a simple comma can save lives: Let's eat grandpa. Let's eat, grandpa. See?
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?

    v=8Gv0H-vPoDc&feature=youtu.be So freaking funny...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    minicupcakes minicupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I Could Care Less

    Okay, I'm not a Nazi about grammar or spelling, but when someone uses the phrase "I could care less" it drives me f*ing nuts. Understand this people, if you could care less that means you actually care about whatever it is. The correct phrase is "I couldn't care less", as in you...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 11 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    Dear people, there is a difference between: Your

    and you're. Allowed and aloud. where and were. ....etc i can go on and on the list never ends.
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Rethinking Grammar

    Ok, we know there are strict rules governing language usage. It pains the majority here when we read an awkward turn, a misspelled word and a misused phrase. We know it's not alright. Did you catch that because alright is all wrong? It's "all right" and not, according to strict...
    HootieBootieInLuv HootieBootieInLuv 26-30, F 20 Responses May 31, 2011

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    Pay Attention!!!

    I'm not trying to be mean, but I'm so tired of opening my messages and having 30 messages that I can't even read - that I have to attempt to decipher. From now on, I won't do that. I'll just press delete and block. If you're going to write me a message, you need to be able...
    bayoucougarforplay bayoucougarforplay 31-35, F 22 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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