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I Hate Bad Grammar

There? Their? They're? - get it right, dammit! 14,712 People

    Pardon all my errors

    while posting! I am always doing two things at one time therefore nothing I do is perfect!
    HappyGirlJenny HappyGirlJenny 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    What about those who are trying to learn

    English do you hate their grammar too?? -.-
    slipknotisamazing slipknotisamazing 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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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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    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 23 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    I really like a girl at my school,

    but she mixes up "you're" and "your" all the time and it makes me cringe.
    thefuturedoctor3 thefuturedoctor3 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 27

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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...
    Chestyx Chestyx 31-35, F 12 Responses May 17

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    There. Their. They're.

    Do you know the difference?
    deleted deleted 26-30 29 Responses May 7

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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 5 Responses Jun 16

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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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    Is it crazy if Im really demanding

    when it comes to grammar, despite the fact that english is not my native language?
    LiLkoala LiLkoala 16-17, F 4 Responses May 10

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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 25 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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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 33 Responses Oct 16, 2014

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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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    Knock knock. Who's there?

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

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 15

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    MynameisSei MynameisSei 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 13

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

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    It's sad that half the teenagers I know,

    on this site, have better grammar than the adults do.
    TenderBeauty TenderBeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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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 13 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    How the cheese am I supposed to have a

    conversation with this person if GRAMMAR is the lesson they missed in school?
    TenderBeauty TenderBeauty 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 21

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    Grammar: the difference between knowing your

    sh** and knowing you're sh**.
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    some people are struggling using TO

    and TOO, but it's just simple english
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5

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    I'm strict with grammar.

    People continually repeat this error. 'Homophones' is what people muck up with. 'Your' instead of 'you're.' 'There' instead of 'they're' and worst of all... Some people use question marks when it's clearly notified as no question. It really annoys me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 2

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    I've met some people on here with grammar

    so horrible, I literally have to ask them if English is their native language before I start making a **** load of corrections. Sometimes you have to make sure.
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 4 Responses May 6

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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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    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 14 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    "you is very butiful",

    nice to meet you?, WHAT KIND OF SH!T IS THAT!!
    butterflysplurge123 butterflysplurge123 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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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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    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 2 Responses May 31

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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 13 Responses Jun 16

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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 28 Responses Apr 5

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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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    Sometimes my I-pad does not operate correctly

    and misspelled words are created.
    gerold60 gerold60 56-60, M 1 Response May 7

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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 17 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    I don't know about you

    but I think it is always good to expand one's knowledge of expressions. That being said, here is my understanding of Comparative Adjectives.Comparative adjectives are words that help you compare a person or object to another or to a collective group of people or objects.Let's...
    Rachelsla91 Rachelsla91 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15

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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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    I know wright? I cant stand pour grammer

    and whatnot, it realy get's on my nerves
    Iscribbletoomuch Iscribbletoomuch 16-17, M 5 Responses Apr 21

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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 4 Responses Jun 8

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    If I hear one more person say "bae"

    or "or nah" I will lose it.
    KnightSolaire KnightSolaire 18-21, M 36 Responses May 9

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    CamillaJPM CamillaJPM 26-30, F 1 Response May 17

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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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    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 17 Responses May 14, 2014

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    This is what happens

    when I join a chat with someone with bad grammar Guy: "hi guys how are u doin?" Me: "*Hi, *you, *doing."
    AnAnonymousPanda AnAnonymousPanda 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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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 May 21

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    Whenever I get messages on here

    that say, "hey how r u" or something similar, I have to ignore them. It can't be that hard to type, "Hey, how are you?" Spelling things out can really make all the difference!
    mandamooki mandamooki 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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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 12 Responses May 8, 2014

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    I judge people on their grammar.

    I know it's bad, but I just can't help myself. If I get a message without punctuation or decent spelling I refuse to answer it, I mean, how are you supposed to hold a conversation with that person? I don't like to think of myself as a grammar nazi, I'm more of a grammar snob.
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses