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I Know The Difference Between A Typo And Poor Spelling

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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