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#90481 22-Sep-2011 10:31
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I know a lot of people get a bit annoyed when spelling and grammar are pointed out in forums, but here is an example why it is important.

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  #524481 22-Sep-2011 10:36
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Oh dare, oh deer, oh dear...

 
 
 

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  #524484 22-Sep-2011 10:38
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...Added to my watchlist. :-)




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  #524489 22-Sep-2011 10:46
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Glad he isnt selling "The Count of Monte Cristo" or wrote the script for the Count on Sesame St



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  #524491 22-Sep-2011 10:49
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That's fonny lol....or is it funny?

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  #524502 22-Sep-2011 11:11
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On a serious note: Spelling mistakes cost millions...




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  #524504 22-Sep-2011 11:12
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tigercorp: Oh dare, oh deer, oh dear...


Hear, hear...

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  #524513 22-Sep-2011 11:19
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SaltyNZ: ...Added to my watchlist. :-)


Same, I can't wait to see what those other questions are...

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  #524514 22-Sep-2011 11:21
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blakamin:
SaltyNZ: ...Added to my watchlist. :-)


Same, I can't wait to see what those other questions are...


Well, I know what *one* of them is. :-)




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  #524521 22-Sep-2011 11:31
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Owe deer. They're ah two many similar sounding words, and it only took me five before I gave up on thinking more up! Mebbe eye shud just spell stuf wrong.

I almost want to wash my mouth out with soap now...

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  #524531 22-Sep-2011 11:45
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love it, until trademe takes it down..... #ihatetrademe

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  #524535 22-Sep-2011 11:51
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The helicopter one is just an example of Engrish (www.engrish.com), while the money counting machine one is an example of a lazy person.




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  #524549 22-Sep-2011 12:06
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and poor spelling and typos can make millions.. people exploit it on google for advertising


helps of got a good keyboard and good eyes to read these fine print comment filds too :)

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  #524578 22-Sep-2011 12:55
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Not to mention the current Pike River Mine fiasco, where a spelling mistake in the Risk Assessment document delayed a possible recovery of bodies ..

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10753490

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  #524599 22-Sep-2011 13:18
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freitasm:
tigercorp: Oh dare, oh deer, oh dear...


Hear, hear...

There, their...

Your, you're...



 


does, dose 
no, know
and of course
nose ,knows 

Personal number one dislike of mine:

Would have, would of 

Just because would have (would've) sounds like would of doesn't make it right !!




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