Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Know The Difference Between A Typo And Poor Spelling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 228 People

    I Can't Abide Poor Spelling And Grammar (especially My Own).

    I think that perhaps there is a place for abbreviations (u kno, lk n txt msg) but personally, not for me.  Again, the odd tyop because you are replying quickly in a chat window is understandable.  But for a story, nothing less than the best I can do is good enough...
    reteps reteps 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 3, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Folks Make Mistakes

    and/or  some folks have dyslexia..  As long as i can get the gist of what they are trying to say, i bypass the mistake and keep it moving.  Only thing left to do at that point is to comment or not. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    About That...

    I've never understood why someone who knows how to spell "pregnant" would spell it "pragnet". In particular, that's the word I've noticed gets misspelled most frequently. And, if you know the rules of grammar, why would you just leave out every form of punctuation? I can't stop...
    tyedyegoddess tyedyegoddess 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Whiteboard Messages

    I joined an EP group called "I value proper grammar and spelling."I received a whiteboard message that made me laugh and shake my head (thinking).Below is a copy of the dialog.To save this poor soul's face, I have changed his name to XYZ.Posted by XYZ on June 8th, 2011 at 12...
    iwritebiographies iwritebiographies 41-45, F Jul 11, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Smarter Than That

    I am so tired of picky people who just feel is there duty to nitpick on every little typo ppl make. So, some ppl aren't as computer savy as you may be... Big deal... NOT! I'm sure you jhave your downfalls, as well. afterall, constant poor spelling is one thing, but typos are...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    This is true I hate being judged by people who don't know me unless there in my shoes yes I am lazy I have been all my life true but there are other factors one 1 I am immature 2 I...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my mom is sick and my dad is the only one working.we have to buy mom's medicine and it's really expensive.I don't even eat three times a day, sometimes I don't even eat.no one...
    Jibeisan Jibeisan 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Arrogance is when you tell someone how they should do something bold that you've never attempted yourself. Confidence is when you go out and do something bold and don't make a big...
    ItsTooEasy ItsTooEasy 51-55, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got chatting online to a young guy back in July 2014 and we instantly clicked. We chat for hours about silly, stupid, unimportant things. Conversation flows so freely between us...
    Lootz42 Lootz42 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have noticed the trend that most relationships with largw age differences have both a guy thqt is either 10-20 years older than a girl, but its usually not the thw othwr way...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The love of my life is almost twenty years older than me. I'm 19 and he's 38. His family doesn't like the age difference but they just want to see us happy. My family on the other...
    kait52 kait52 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The story is posted here because I believe many of Israel’s supporters are in this group (The title implies more of a disapproval rather than a question, I feel). Many people...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I connected with someone much younger then me. He's much different then other guys I've dated or whatever. Most of the time the age difference doesn't bother me but every so often...
    darktwistedangel1124 darktwistedangel1124 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A follow-up to my earlier post. Not an easy task for most of us, but we must try .. How To Permanently Detach From A Narcissist There is a lot of information already on the...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My fiance is 11 years younger than me. The largest age difference between myself and a sexual partner was 14 years. As long as it's legal, I pass no judgement.
    psychobillysteven psychobillysteven 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Notes and spaces in time, in music, are the difference between a love song and a sad song.
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend is fifteen years older then me. He's thirty five and I'm twenty. I love the dynamic of our relationship, and the age difference helps. He's a lot more experienced and...
    allishasweet allishasweet 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Confidence is knowing that you can do something without trying to top everyone else whereas arrogance, you try to top everyone else and prove that you're better than them.
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not extremely poor but somewhat close to it.. We use to get new clothes only once in an year and then the dress would pass on from older to younger brother.. My childhood pants use...
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not exactly like that. I don't exactly remember my dreams. But I have hallucinations, at least I think they are, of shadowy figures or feel bugs crawling on me or people calling my...
    smashbros smashbros 13-15, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My man is 5 years older. Not a big difference, but was a shock to me at first.
    SereneThoughts SereneThoughts 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel so lost. I grew up poor, got a big education, and married a doctor. I don't know how to function in the upper middle class bubble, and I feel so lost and lonely. My...
    LilyRoseFae LilyRoseFae 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Making lots of typos lately😄😄😄 that sucks right? Naa. But if you don't understand my text, you 😏suck. No apology.
    SheAlone SheAlone 22-25, F Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i sing, I design, I love the starry heavens, I cry, I laugh at myself, I exist....i want to make a difference.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Call me a snob, or whatever, but I appreciate correct spelling and grammar. I know we all don't know how to spell things perfectly, even me sometimes, but I try my best to...
    rorylovesrainbows rorylovesrainbows 18-21, F Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not necessarily the physical difference (that's appreciative of), more the subtle to stark emotional complexities and variation that exists over the yin-tan spectrum. It's amazing...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A cop stops a man for running a stop sign and the subject gives the cop a lot of grief explaining that he did stop. After several minutes, the cop explained to the gentleman that...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don´t be like the rest of them darling...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yeah I know, most of you probably think I'm sl*t because my profile picture is me in a bikini with edited clip art. If you knew me in person you'd find I'm far from a sl*t - I'm a...
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Q: What's the difference between an Irish wedding and an Irish funeral? A: One less drunk!
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have never thought age difference is a problem. My first wife was 8 years older than me but she died about 6 years ago. I have since met, and married, a lovely kind woman who is...
    kered44 kered44 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    so yesterday, I was messaged by a guy saying he was new to EP, so I said welcome, told him how much I loved EP... usual small talk. Then he messaged me "wtf!!!! you're all...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't usually "hate" anything, but I abhor items that seem to have been designed with no regard for the end-user. Currently speaking of (ranting about) poor program design. UI's...
    nuther1 nuther1 56-60, M Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My experience of Jesus, and of God, started off with a bang and created a journey to faith for me. I was raised Catholic, but nominally so. We went to Mass, received the sacraments...
    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a very long post, so I apologize. I would be grateful for your advice… I recently found out that my dad is not my biological father. The news was a big surprise to me as...
    aemegece aemegece 26-30, F Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I once read a statistic that said that even if you're broke, you already are richer than a good portion of the world. I let that sink in. I realized that "poor" to me meant I...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was younger my dad touched me in an inappropriate place. At the time I didn't know that was a bad thing, but I still told my mom. I still remember it from time to time and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like my mother at all. I may even hate her. But I still feel so bad for her. Ever since she separated from my father two years ago, she has been in a downfall. She used to...
    Nickbailes Nickbailes 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A lot of poor people talk about how being rich would help them, but honestly, yes, having money would definitely help me. But it's not a necessity.. I can say that being poor has...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am always confident but I can be arrogant but not to other people. I don't want them to feel discouraged. Thor would remind himself of his extreme might as motivation and I...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    While dye ink has its drawbacks, advances in ink development have improved the fade resistance of dye inks.
    miaowenwen miaowenwen 46-50, F