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I Think Good Grammar Is Hot

There really is something to be said for the sexiness of proper grammatical constructions. 1,771 People

    This grammatically incorrect title is

    everything. It's "proper grammar" not "good grammar."
    LIZard0121 LIZard0121 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    If someone messages me

    and it is obvious that they are accidentally making grammatical mistakes its a major turn off, if i can't even understand what a person is saying im not going to try that hard just to read their message.
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    No More!

    No more abbreviations, no more "hey bb how r u? (:" Being able to express yourself fluently and with charm and wit is so much more attractive than that. I can't stress this enough, people who have a way with words in a way that can arouse certain things that cannot come to...
    advaitak advaitak 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    Women With Great Big Words

    To me, speaking and writing well means that someone has some "paper based" knowledge, that they've spent some time thinking, reading, and discussing the world, and that what's going on behind their eyes is interesting. Looks just don't take me away in the same way as personality...
    freightdog freightdog 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 20, 2012

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    Whenever a guy used good grammar

    and punctuation, it's literally a turn on for me.
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 28

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    Actually, I think anyone

    who takes pride in their intelligence or education is hot. Equally so, I think those who take pride in their ignorance is repugnant ("I'm so bad at math" /giggle)
    DanDeeZ DanDeeZ 51-55 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Nice Punctuation, Baby!

    Birds use song; fireflies use light; humans use verbs and prepositions.  Grammar is our mating signal.  The proper and creative use of adverbs, adjectives, exclamations (especially exclamations) rhythmically arranged with provocative punctuation can really stir the...
    jimmyblue jimmyblue 41-45, M 16 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    ladymaverick31 ladymaverick31 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    tamaranasha tamaranasha 18-21 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Seriously. Big words?

    Lots of syllables? Intellectual stimulation? Yes, yes, YES! I have actually swooned before because of this. In contrast bad grammar is a HUGE turn off for me. "Hi how r u? Gr8 wots Ur numbr? I will b 12 2moro" If you're not a 12 year old then why? You're not rebelling against...
    NightPain NightPain 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    Good Grammar Is More Appealing

    Good grammar is more appealing since the person you're talking to/digitally messaging seems to be more educated, and less moronic than someone who uses text talk all the time (acceptable when texting as long as the words are still eligible and you're in a rush. And personally I...
    PoisonedOak PoisonedOak 18-21, F 6 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Yes, I admit that I do tend to be one of those

    grammar Nazis. But much less on here. For humanitarian reasons. :)
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    Spelling-

    I just wish people would know the difference between There, their, they´re, and your, you´re, and two, to and too. not to mention this and these, and then and than. It won´t be long before gibberish becomes a language of it´s own..............
    Gaghermouth Gaghermouth 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    The Difference Between Hot Or Not

    Grammar can make a story hot or not! I enjoy reading, and some of the stories I've read here are phenomenally written and very Hot! Then there are the ones that have all the facets of a hot story, yet they lack good grammar, putting them in the Not category....at least for me...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    Good Grammar Is Hot; Grammar Nazis Are Not.

    It's hard for me to find people who appreciate good grammar without practicing elitism or being competitive about it. I see people online make a lot of sarcastic, demeaning jokes about people who have writing problems, and that really turns me off. Although I understand why...
    SomethingLikeALady SomethingLikeALady 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    These words have been on my mind lately: Your

    - the possessive form of "you." You're - the contraction of "you are." Yore - great stories from the past. Ur - an ancient Sumerian city.
    FonderAbsence FonderAbsence 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    And I also think good profile names are prime.

    So to all the "spankyou23's out there uhmmm, I need to get to know you before knowing what you prefer in the sack. But thanks.
    Littlelionwoman81 Littlelionwoman81 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    There is this guy that keeps showing up on my

    home screen. pimSAYERSp, I think it? His grammar is the opposite of which I find desirable. Now he's a guy (I assume). But his abbreviations and shortcuts are hard for me to follow. Is this what the youth has to offer nowadays?
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    Jedichica Jedichica 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Engaging my brain and not insulting my

    intelligence with text speak will always get you farther with me. If you can't construct a grammatically correct sentence, it's such a turn-off.
    milfhotforhubby milfhotforhubby 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I cringe when someone I'm attracted to uses

    poor grammar. I can't help it. It's a fricking deal breaker.
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 11 Responses Jul 1

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    Thank God I'm Not Alone .

    I was always a little worried about how excited I got reading something that's well written and how it made me feel about it's author . I find the correct use of grammar very sexy .So pleased that I have stumbled across this group , I feel much less freakish now . 
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    How To Write Good

    Credit for this goes to  Frank L Visco. . .My several years in the word game have learnt me several rules: Avoid alliteration. Always. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. Avoid cliches like the plague. (They're old hat.) Employ the vernacular...
    breezeway01 breezeway01 46-50, F 14 Responses Jun 29, 2011

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    It Really Is...

    I have been in the legal field for over 20 years. I love what I do. I learn something fascinating every day. Whether it's a new repeal which I may find helpful for writing a Joint Pre-Trial Memorandum or a new fact leading up to advantageous answers in a medical malpractice...
    PrincessMaine PrincessMaine 46-50, F 17 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Cn I Hav Yo Numba!

    So cn I ha dat numba? I thnk u real cute n I want 2 c u again. Cn we tlk? Pls? Bby, don't b shady! U no u want me! Oh, u got sumbody a'ready? Dats coo. Cn I still ha dat number tho? No? Oh, ok u is not that cute an'ways! .......now that I got that out of my system o.o...
    Lilcrazyducky93 Lilcrazyducky93 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    I totally agree. Also,

    it's close to Godliness. Proof-reading and editing is to your writing like flossing is to your teeth. People, it doesn't take long and you get 89% of the crap out from in between your words and phrasing! Maybe even more if you are very scrupulous and thorough in your...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Not A Grammar Nazi

    Not exactly a "grammar nazi". However it does drive me crazy when people type lyk dis bcz its so ennyng ikr? I can't stand it, type, write and speak like an educated human being.
    Zarifa Zarifa 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    Grammar Nazi...

    But I really can't stand when someone texts me and their spelling is horrid. I'm not sure if they can help it but when I'm reading essays, my classmates act like its informal. They use slang and I'm just baffled :(
    killerhighheels killerhighheels 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    If you make a habit of writing in actual

    sentences and using and extensive vocabulary, hit me up! I love talking to people who understand and love the English language in and of itself.
    Qooirk Qooirk 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    It sounds pretty shallow,

    doesn't it? But there is a correlation between people with grammar like a bull in a china shop and a conversation fizzling out after five minutes.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Love The Power Of Words

    If you don't dangle your prepositions, that gets me hot! :)
    antimatter antimatter 41-45, M 9 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    When people talk/type to me with proper grammar,

    I'm just more inclined to converse with them. I am especially annoyed by the excessive ellipses....after every sentence.....and the "ur cool lets b friends" people.
    iiArial iiArial 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    porcelainwitch porcelainwitch 18-21, F Jan 19

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    For Lexophiles

    1. A bicycle can't stand alone; it is two tired. 2. A will is a dead giveaway. 3. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. 4. A backward poet writes inverse. 5. A chicken crossing the road: poultry in motion. 6. When a clock is hungry it goes back four seconds...
    Tollguard Tollguard 56-60, M 6 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    notsofab notsofab 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Give Me The Simple Things....

    Know that 'you're' irking me with 'your' inability to know 'they're' speaking 'their' minds ...
    Myztikal Myztikal 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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    Me

    Please illustrate your wide range of vocabulary oh baby your brain is the sexiest muscle in your body 😘
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    I know it's really shallow ,

    but I won't date someone who doesn't have proper grammar. It's just because I think intelligence is the hottest trait you could have.
    CrushOnPhilBrooks CrushOnPhilBrooks 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    My grammar in Spanish is almost perfect,

    i even won a price when i was in school haha, in english not so much...
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I agree, what's attractive about it is the

    promise of intelligence, even though it sounds arrogant, that's what it is.
    40tude 40tude 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Seriously, if you're messaging me all like "i

    luv u soo much, let's b 2gether 4evr!" I'm just not going to respond. Grow up (:
    Spazz238 Spazz238 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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