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Reply # 283573 17-Dec-2009 22:54 Send private message

manta: People who put appostrophes in when pluralising


Better still, I found someone who uses apostrophes on verbs! He wrote "She love's..."

Annoying? People using "of" instead of "have" as in "should of" instead of "should have".

People using "their" instead of "there", "you're" instead of "your" and so on...




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  Reply # 283579 17-Dec-2009 23:07 Send private message

SCM: people that dont realise some people simply cant spell


It is a skill that can be learnt if you care enough about it.  I like to think that if enough people disapprove of bad spelling and grammar that it will be an incentive to want to learn.

Sadly all it seems to do these days is make people indignant and self-righteous about it being some form of self expression to write poorly.



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  Reply # 283599 18-Dec-2009 00:12 Send private message

friedCrumpet:
SCM: people that dont realise some people simply cant spell


It is a skill that can be learnt if you care enough about it.  I like to think that if enough people disapprove of bad spelling and grammar that it will be an incentive to want to learn.

Sadly all it seems to do these days is make people indignant and self-righteous about it being some form of self expression to write poorly.




Yes I have to agree with you. These days the txt lingo has killed the want to learn correct spelling and grammer. For many years my spelling was very bad, its been in the many years since leaving school that my spelling has improved. Its the constant flack I receved at school relating to my poor spelling skills that caused my annoyance of people nitpicking at spelling.

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The pricks that continue to speed down my street, I live on a very narrow street that has many children and old folks living on it. These eggs seem not to care about the lives they are putting at risk including their own.

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  Reply # 283630 18-Dec-2009 08:51 Send private message

mosfet: Commercial emails which have an 'unsubscribe' link that doesn't work. (Trend Micro NZ).

I Got A Commercial Email A Few Days Ago, And When
I Clicked Unsubscribe It Took Me To A Page Instructing
Me To Create An Account Using The Same Email Address,
Then Log Into Account Management And Select Not To
Receive Promotional Email!

Also, People That Type Like This.

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Reply # 283635 18-Dec-2009 09:02 Send private message

Behodar: Also, People That Type Like This.


I was getting pretty annoyed there...




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  Reply # 283658 18-Dec-2009 09:58 Send private message

Yahoo's pathetic SPAM filters

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  Reply # 284481 21-Dec-2009 21:42 Send private message

When I stood in a line and want to buy a concert ticket, the one before me just got the last one.

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