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I Hate the Spelling and Grammar Police

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    yeah especially since very strongly believe

    ""language is a way of communication""and so it should remain ..so ..people dont understand that english is not the natural languag for many here..everyone tries to be good and a few mistakes should be pardoned and not checked to belittle someone!
    romell romell 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    Seriously, **** you. I don't mind being

    corrected, so long as your intention is to help people. But too many people use these errors as an excuse to discredit valuable opinions and information.
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    Irritating

    Thats what it is. I used to think it was a good thing to correct others grammer or spelling, but since I started English 101 (Composition) for college this year, I'm learning that correcting others mistakes can **** them off badly. Imagine how you'd feel if you spent a week on a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 29, 2009

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    I Like Language But...

    I don't judge others on how they use it, -apart- from txt spk in normal conversation, that's silly, but cute... *smiles* Good day!
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    I Don't Mind Those Who Will Understand. It's The Obdurate People In Their Ego Pretentious Bias Attitude

    I don't mind those who will understand. It's the Obdurate People in their Ego Pretentious Bias Attitude that want 100% and saying there isn't any excuses. When in this life there is excuses for a lot of things for not always being perfect. I do try. But there are those I...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Feb 19, 2010

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    I agree I hate spelling

    and grammar police
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Dec 1, 2014

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    Although I like to make sure

    that my grammar and spelling are correct (sometimes the odd mistake may appear) I don't judge others if they don't use proper grammar. Commenting on others posts to tell them that their grammar is poor is just pathetic and childish. Everyone is different. Yes it may annoy some...
    EmmaXP EmmaXP 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    It annoys me when people have nerve to attack

    someone for their grammar. They read a super long post and all they get from it is how the grammar is bad. Are you serious? There are a lot of people who have a hard time with english. First off most people on this site dont use english as their first language. Secondly there...
    xxladyjadedxx xxladyjadedxx 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2014

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    We Knowe Their Fragyle Poelpe!

    Yes, I've just been forumming on a facebook group, never came across such grammer fascists before. I normally pride myself on my normally excellent spelling and grammer but sometimes, bad things happen - I forgot to put 1 apostrophe in one of my sentences and 'whoooa'! I was...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Mispell By Choice

    Some words I prefer to spell a certain way. Like the word awsome. I know it is spelled awesome, but awsome is more awsome, and people still get the point. Meow, miu, nya.
    ZarDashi ZarDashi 18-21, M Jul 14, 2013

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    I Enjoy Policing...

    ...myself as these were among my greatest talents in school - but it's not right to criticize others, as they may, like some dear friends of mine, have dyslexia or other problems, or those things simply may not come easy for them no matter how they try. I never forget that there...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Sep 27, 2012

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    Google Chrome And My Computer Pissed Me Off September Wednesday 21, 2011 4:00 Am

    At around September Wednesday 21, 2011 at around after 4:00 AM, I was trying to make a comment. I was trying to find the word: "Ally or Allie" Synonymous to "A Friend". But I was putting down: "Aliegh" And trying to see what Google Chrome's Spell Checker had for suggestions: "Ali...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Sep 21, 2011

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    I Hate Spelling And Grammar Police

    Spelling and grammar police,There's nothin' worse,I hate 'em,My grammar and spelling,It's not the best,However,It gets the message through,That's enough for me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    Memory Of Words Do Not Stay In My Brain With Memory

    There has been lots of English Words that I have tried to Memorize how they should be spelled. But a lot of these Words do not stay Memorized with me. The learning and memory of such words are not always working on staying memorized and lots of times I try to look words up in...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    I gess that depens on what angel your looking

    at this from. If your suggesting that If I told u I take for granite people's bad grammer... More paciffically, how there allways thinking 'for all intensive purposes' is supposably correct... Then yeah...I hate that!
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    Chamberlane Chamberlane 70+, M 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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    I don't correct others in spelling

    and grammar unless they ask me to. If I can understand them, no need to get all huffy about it. The unofficial police need to be reminded that there may be judgment put on them one day for something someone else doesn't like about them. Meantime, I saw this just seconds ago on...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response May 14, 2014

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    DreadlockJesus DreadlockJesus 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    I wrote this as a comment to someone

    who commented and hearted me, and I thought it would be a great post. I have a spelling bee win in my past and refuse to get huffy about misspelled words. If it affects my understanding of what they are trying to tell me, it is simple. I just ask them what they mean. So many...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response May 14, 2014

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    This One Person...

    There's this one person who was stupid enough to start a mini troll war against me just because I didn't know that it's and its are two entirely different things. The latter is a more possessive version of it and the former is used with an apostrophee and it's a way of saying it...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25, 2013

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    Just Sod Off

    I am fed up of people on here that think theyre teachers. OK I cant spell fine I get it but you can usually understand what Im saying.Maybe theyre the thick ones if they cant?
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F Aug 27, 2013

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    Alright. I am what they call a Grammar Nazi.

    .. But yeah I try so hard to shut up and don't say anything but sometimes I just can't. It's like a volcano and lava starts building up until it explodes. :S Hahah when people talk to me and it's written wrong I don't even focus on what the person's telling me I get the...
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 3, 2014

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    With A Passion

    I have seen many good, lighthearted and fun comments and conversations turn sour because of someone else policing someone's grammar and spelling. I myself won a spelling bee before but I still make mistakes when I type. I got so good with English class in school that I was...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 26, 2012

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    People who correct others spelling

    and grammar are doing this for many reasons. Some people correct grammar and spelling because there intelligence is good on that skill, they don't understand other peoples speed of learning. And some people correct your grammar or spelling because there intelligence is good on...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30, 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 2 Responses a week ago

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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 Feb 25

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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...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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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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    DOJ: Ferguson PD engaged in racially biased policing WASHINGTON — A Justice Department review has found that Missouri's troubled Ferguson Police Department engaged in a broad...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 4 Responses 2 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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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F Feb 13

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    Why do I hate? Simple, a rabid dog bit me. I was nine then. First time it chased me but I outrun it. One week later it caught me. A bit funny. It followed my scent all the way to...
    huttuh8 huttuh8 70+, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not In love with a police office but I like a police officer. I meet him on here. He really hot. I can't skype with him. It's annoying. I don't dislike the fact I can't skype...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    If I knew any cops who go after child molesters or murderers, they'd be on my cool list. I've met hundreds of cops and hated 99% of them. They're pigs. I feel like I live in a...
    TravDog321 TravDog321 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I hate it when people use the wrong grammar! THERE is a difference between there, their and they're, your and you're, it's and its!! I know some people can't help it but please...
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I hate annoying people. For example,Every time when i post or ask something. They show up and say that is not question or point out about my spelling,that is not correct or...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Feb 22

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    I hate it when I get messages from people who believe that because you have a pretty face, you're 100% available. It's annoying when they message you asking for pictures and most...
    standingfirm standingfirm 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I live with my mom still in this tiny little apartment my brother and stepdad and I hate him. Over time, I've realized that he's not worth my time or my family's. When he got...
    Avimay Avimay 18-21, T 4 days ago

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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 3 Responses a week ago

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