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I Hate When I Make Spelling Errors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 154 People

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    The trouble with being (as I like to think) a better speller than average is the schadenfreude felt by friends and family when I do get it wrong. This is as nothing to how angry I get with myself. Perfectionism can be expensive - not least to the perfectionist... ("Spell...
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M Sep 30, 2008

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    Oh My...

    When I look over a story that I have written it really irriates me to see that I've mispelled or misued a word. 
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F May 21, 2009

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    Was Never Me!

    Until recently over the past few months my brain is really foggy.  I hate when I look at something and see I mispelled .   I don't care if I see it, as long as its not my own!
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2008

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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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    Correction

    I try to correct my errors as much as possible. But I cannot catch them all. I don't want to feel like an idiot, much less look like one.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2009

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    Argh!

    I wanna kill myself when I make spelling errors!  It happens all the time.  Manic, I talk before I speak, and I type before I think!
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    Vijay's Story

    i am feeling so lonly who can away my lonlyness....?
    vijay09 vijay09 26-30 1 Response Dec 11, 2012

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    Gosh

    I really hate it when i spell things wrong. I feel like such a looser.  there was a time when i would hardly ever make mistakes but now i don't know what happened. I am constantly spelling friend as freind    i mean come on wtf this is basic stuff. you know ...the...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    The reasons why I'm a poor speller is because I have many disabilitys including dislexi an I also don't care that I do spell bad kiss my *** spelling nazis
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    ...and then drop by every once in a while to make you feel it. :(
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