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I Hate Bad Grammar

There? Their? They're? - get it right, dammit! 14,820 People

    Why can people never use the correct "there",

    "too", "your", "where", and "it's"?
    TheSuperSandwizard TheSuperSandwizard 16-17 1 Response Jul 2

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    Lmao I feel like I come off

    as a jerk sometimes but I can't help it. People are still mixing up their, they're, and there. I saw someone correct one person and they were STILL wrong so I politely pointed out the correct version. Okay, I wouldn't normally do this. I don't want to be rude. It's just 3 am and...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Of all of the things

    that get on my nerves this is by far the worst. Specifically the use of there, their and they're. I hope that one day there will be a law to prevent the free use of incorrect spelling and poor word order. Oh how nice it would be.
    georgeorwell32 georgeorwell32 22-25, M 1 Response May 21

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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 13 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    If I hear one more person say "bae"

    or "or nah" I will lose it.
    KnightSolaire KnightSolaire 18-21, M 37 Responses May 9

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    Knock knock. Who's there?

    To. To who? To whom!
    Bluewry Bluewry 18-21, M 2 Responses May 19

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    People who write your instead of you're.

    The ones who write to instead of too or two. When they write there instead of their or they're. Ugh I'm sorry if you're one of them but it just really bothers me. Sorry
    VasquezM VasquezM 16-17, F 27 Responses Apr 5

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    I feel like I'm home with this group!

    Lol. My personal peeves: "I seen you" and "Did you sleep (or eat) good?" Omg every time I hear those...
    Merrmaid Merrmaid 36-40, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I added this because I hate bad grammar under

    the right circumstances. I just wrote a response to a question about this which explained my feelings pretty well, so I thought I'd share it here.. "[ignoring grammar nazis on this site] is actually pretty logical if you think that doing so reflects an excess of time and that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 31

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    Poor Title

    Should this group be titled "I Hate Poor Grammar"? lol
    embraced embraced 31-35, M 17 Responses Jun 26, 2012

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    Okay, if someone were using an old cell phone

    that only had a number pad then I would understand messages like "how r u" However, when someone is using a computer or smartphone, as I assume nearly everyone posting on this site is, then I cannot understand why some people don't actually spell out words and use punctuation...
    CarmenBear CarmenBear 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    MynameisSei MynameisSei 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    My biggest pet peeve is hearing people say the

    word "hurted." Like holy ****! Are you 3? Hurted is a not a word!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 16

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    "Let me just acknowledge

    that the function of grammar is to make language as efficient and clear and transparent as possible. But if we’re all constantly correcting each other’s grammar and being really snotty about it, then people stop talking because they start to be petrified that they’re going...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 8 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    Why is it so difficult to find people

    who can type and speak properly? How hard is it to add a comma where it is needed, capitalize the first letter in a sentence, or add the appropriate punctuation mark? Goodness. Edit: Some of you have expressed the opinion that "It's only EP." I would like to clarify that...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F 36 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 21

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    The worst one is when someone types "would of".

    Excuse me, but it's "would have". Thank you.
    AsianGirlSwimmer AsianGirlSwimmer 13-15, F 5 Responses May 26

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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 22-25, M 25 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    it really drives me crazy

    when people don't use punctuation or even capitalize the right words I can't handle too much of it and I refuse to save words without apostrophes to my dictionary on my phone so I will leave that good grammar there even though I'm showing an example of bad grammar it really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses May 17

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    I was the girl who always corrected teachers

    when they spelled something wrong. Not because I'm trying to make anyone look bad: I was scared that the students would learn the wrong thing! I stopped caring around highschool though, didn't want to hurt their ego hahah. I was alsooo the girl who was told I had to let the...
    GiiGi GiiGi 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    There. Their. They're.

    Do you know the difference?
    deleted deleted 26-30 27 Responses May 7

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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 6 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    chrisfer chrisfer 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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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 11 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    kikilicious16 kikilicious16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm kinda okay with it,

    the only thing that REALLY ****** me off, is whenever a person I hate does it. A guy on Facebook shared a video of two guys eating a pepper, and he shared it and commented "to dumb *****." To. Dumb *****. Really? To... And he's older than me, like I thought people learned...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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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 26-30, F 15 Responses May 14, 2014

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    Call me a grammar Nazi

    but it is one of my pet peeves. I mean, grammar is essential throughout our entire lives and you can't take the time to figure the difference between their and there? Come on, now...
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 16

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    11 years or more of education

    and you can't at least get your grammar right? :-o
    Venosha Venosha 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 16

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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 22 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    Note: this started as a response to somebody

    else's rant. When I'm off the phone and on the computer, I'll attribute it properly and add a link. I write and edit for a living. You would think I - of all people - would be constantly ranting on this topic. No. I know I'd be preaching to the converted (maybe 10% of the...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 19 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I hate that some people don't use proper

    grammar, it drives me crazy like don't leave words out of your sentences and learn how to spell. This is stuff you should have learned when you were a small child!!! go back to elementary school morons!!!
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Anyone else get annoyed by all the people

    adding more then one question mark to their sentences?? Like I just did??? As if only adding one isn't good enough to get the meaning across, you better add two or three for good measure. I understand that in some cases it's accidental but I've been seeing it far to often to be...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm sorry but if you are over the age of 18

    and you type like a 6 year old please do me a favor and don't message me. I really am a nice person and I love talking and meeting new people but I am tired of struggling to understand people.
    MoostacheKitteh MoostacheKitteh 26-30, F 31 Responses Oct 16, 2014

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    I never saw the point of typing like a complete

    idiot online. It bugs me that some people just don't care.
    WanderingZK WanderingZK 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I have difficulty not liking all the posts here

    because it seems like most people speak like this the majority of the time. I would prefer to laugh at these grammatically-incorrect fools. Instead I find myself cringing.
    Opal4october Opal4october 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Seriously...when I have to struggle to

    understand what a person is trying to say via text, email or message it makes me cringe!
    amw121112 amw121112 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 8

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    I don't hate the average missed period

    or little things like that but I do hate this... Lol ftw ttyl omg ilu lawl..... It's a little bit annoying to me, but not really.
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    Here are a couple tips I'd like to share with

    hopes of making the world more grammatically correct place. 1. Who vs whom. If the answer is he or she, the question is, "who." If the answer is him or her, the question is, "whom." 2. Affect vs effect. Use, "impact" for either, in most cases. Impact can be a verb or a noun...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 7 Responses Aug 17

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    I've been speaking and writing English

    since high school, and I write better than most people who've been speaking it they're whole lives. Seeing purposefully or careless bad grammar online from English speaking people makes me weep for humanity.
    YoungOne1901 YoungOne1901 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    So true this and when people send you message

    and block you before you get the chance to reply
    sunzoshi99 sunzoshi99 13-15, F Aug 11

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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 38 Responses May 18, 2012

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    My pet peeve is anyways.

    ..... It drives me crazy😖
    MissDago MissDago 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Grammar: the difference between knowing your

    sh** and knowing you're sh**.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 28

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    None of my friends think the same

    but I HATE it!!! Imagine it's one of the reasons why so many people think I'm really boring and geeky!
    bellaboo2001 bellaboo2001 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 4

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