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nicola
Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012 12:05:46 AM

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I could care less then you about grammer. kekekegay

How many mistakes in that sentence?

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Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012 12:11:09 AM

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nicola wrote:
I could care less then you about grammer. kekekegay

How many mistakes in that sentence?



It be sure enough sounding good to me...

Let me just say "there, their, they're" Nic...


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This seems to (too, two? Oh I'm confused! sign5 ) fit right in here.
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Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012 12:28:24 AM

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I have to admit a post over on Facebook by Craig Hart, editor of The Rusty Nail gave me the idea for a poem...but, I really had to visit this thread first before starting it...

So...excuse me...happy8


Arrested By The Grammar Police...

It seems that lately I can’t get no peace,
From all those so-called Grammar Police,
Who for some reason think that I should care,
The difference between there, they’re and their.

They want to analyze everything I say,
Just waiting for me to lie when I want to lay,
And I really think they just do it because,
They want to further some petty cause.

So, what I do is I mess with there head,
I write the word red when I really mean read,
And I couldn’t care less if they throe a fit,
Should I confuse the words elicit with illicit.

And it really don’t phase me if I’m derelict,
By writing something like “cause and affect,”
I’ll just stare and say “Whatcha gonna do?”
If I want to write that the sky is blew.

Though I really shutter at the very thought,
I’ll try to be discrete and not get caught,
But if they should arrest me and throe me in jail,
Just bee sure and come and post my bale.

05-06-12.




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nicola
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012 4:10:56 AM

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It's time someone called for the bouncers...
Michael
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012 4:53:49 AM

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Will, all this sounds write too me.



Guest
Posted: Saturday, May 26, 2012 2:19:44 PM

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advice/advise saw it when I was lurking about (I see it everywhere, actually) and it makes me grind my teeth and feel like correcting them.
Shylass
Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2012 12:09:06 PM

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This makes me want to post in the Rage Cage, but I might be wrong. angry7

"Dominate/dominant"

If you mean a person who is in control, they are a dominant person, and they dominate other people. They are not a dominate as a noun, it's a transitive verb (or something or other). They are a dominating dominant dominator who dominates. To be the "dominate" in a relationship isn't right! You would be the dominant (one) in the relationship. GRRRRR!


If I'm wrong, I will be so angry because it sounds so wrong to me! And now I've written so many variations of the damn word it ALL looks wrong! angry7



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Coco
Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2012 12:30:10 PM

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Loose and lose...drives me nuts. And to, too and two is one of my biggest pet peeves, I cringe when I see it and yet when I'm rushing I still do it. Recently, I've seen a lot of breath and breathe.

It's I take a deep breath, not I take a deep breathe.

I breathe naturally, not I breath naturally.

But hey, we all make mistakes.




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Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2012 12:38:24 PM

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to, too and two
clum
Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2012 1:03:58 PM

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Shylass wrote:
This makes me want to post in the Rage Cage, but I might be wrong. angry7

"Dominate/dominant"

If you mean a person who is in control, they are a dominant person, and they dominate other people. They are not a dominate as a noun, it's a transitive verb (or something or other). They are a dominating dominant dominator who dominates. To be the "dominate" in a relationship isn't right! You would be the dominant (one) in the relationship. GRRRRR!


If I'm wrong, I will be so angry because it sounds so wrong to me! And now I've written so many variations of the damn word it ALL looks wrong! angry7



I fixed it.

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Shylass
Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2012 1:10:57 PM

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clum wrote:


I fixed it.


What did you fix where? dontknow

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clum
Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2012 1:25:34 PM

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Shylass wrote:
What did you fix where? dontknow


The source of your aggravation.

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Shylass
Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2012 1:36:46 PM

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clum wrote:


The source of your aggravation.


Oh lad! Big Hugs You were looking at a different source, then! Because the source of it is still there! If it's somebody I know, I would message them and ask about it. But it's more than one person, and I don't know any of them. Shhh


EDIT: OH DEAR GOD! I have now just found an entire thread full of it! AAAARGH! but at least the title is correct. I love you, Clum. Big Hugs


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TXGirl
Posted: Monday, July 09, 2012 9:21:51 AM

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clum wrote:


I fixed it.


It's unfixable, I'm afraid. Shylass, I'm so glad you posted that rant because that bugs me too!

Another mistake I've seen a lot lately is peek and peak. If you're discreetly looking up her skirt, it's "peek"; if you're nearing climax, it's "peak."

I'm an English teacher...I could paper a wall with lists of commonly confused words!!

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Shylass
Posted: Monday, July 09, 2012 9:33:34 AM

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TXGirl wrote:


It's unfixable, I'm afraid. Shylass, I'm so glad you posted that rant because that bugs me too!

Another mistake I've seen a lot lately is peek and peak. If you're discreetly looking up her skirt, it's "peek"; if you're nearing climax, it's "peak."

I'm an English teacher...I could paper a wall with lists of commonly confused words!!


I'm pretty peaked whenever I see stuff like that, and even more annoyed at myself when I use the wrong word, and I know the difference! d'oh! More writing, less waffle... angry7

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Posted: Monday, July 09, 2012 9:57:50 AM

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Shylass wrote:


I'm pretty peaked whenever I see stuff like that, and even more annoyed at myself when I use the wrong word, and I know the difference! d'oh! More writing, less waffle... angry7


Piqued!!! It's fucking PIQUED!!!

Damn, I thought this was the Rage Cage.... Shit...

evil4

Edit: Lay, laid... constant source or annoyance for me...
Shylass
Posted: Monday, July 09, 2012 11:51:06 AM

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Mazza wrote:


Piqued!!! It's fucking PIQUED!!!

Damn, I thought this was the Rage Cage.... Shit...

evil4

Edit: Lay, laid... constant source or annoyance for me...


Actually, lass... http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peaked I was referring to the ill-looking complexion it gives me when I am annoyed. So I am correct.

http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/peaked.html


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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:46:22 AM

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DirtyMartini
Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 9:27:38 PM

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Alright Lush-type People...all this grammar stuff has finally been explained...and very eloquently I might add...so please pay fucking attention as I'm only going to present this lesson once...



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clum
Posted: Saturday, July 21, 2012 2:47:46 AM

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You know what really grinds my gears? When people "abbreviate" the word until to till. I've seen it all over the place, including in the business world (restaurants, bars, etc.).

In what universe would you add and extra letter to something you are abbreviating? And don't even get me started on the missing apostrophe.

What makes it worse is that till is a word in its own right. Maybe I should move this to the farking Rage Cage!

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Guest
Posted: Monday, August 06, 2012 5:37:51 PM

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Yes and No
Swollen
Posted: Friday, November 02, 2012 4:29:10 PM

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Learn
Teach

'That'll learn him' is incorrect. Of course it should be 'that'll teach him.'

Shylass
Posted: Friday, November 02, 2012 4:59:00 PM

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swollen wrote:
Learn
Teach

'That'll learn him' is incorrect. Of course it should be 'that'll teach him.'



I use that on purpose, laced with sarcasm. evil4 It's a colloquialism here.


And this is still plopping me off:

Shylass wrote:
This makes me want to post in the Rage Cage, but I might be wrong. angry7

"Dominate/dominant"

If you mean a person who is in control, they are a dominant person, and they dominate other people. They are not a dominate as a noun, it's a transitive verb (or something or other). They are a dominating dominant dominator who dominates. To be the "dominate" in a relationship isn't right! You would be the dominant (one) in the relationship. GRRRRR!


If I'm wrong, I will be so angry because it sounds so wrong to me! And now I've written so many variations of the damn word it ALL looks wrong! angry7







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Posted: Friday, November 02, 2012 5:09:12 PM

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'That'll learn him' is incorrect. Of course it should be 'that'll teach him.'

[/quote]
this is a redneck sentence here in the states.
I am so guilty of a lot of these mistakes. That is why we have proof readers for our stories. They pick out our bad stuff and spank it soundly.

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Shylass
Posted: Saturday, November 03, 2012 1:33:05 AM

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AAAAAARGH!

Needs washed? Needs picked up? Needs changed?

They effing do not! They effing need washing, need picking up, and they need changing! angry7


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Posted: Saturday, November 03, 2012 2:12:18 AM

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Ensure, Ensured
Assure, Assured, Assurance
Insure, IInsured, nsurance

These are not interchangeable!
DLizze
Posted: Saturday, November 03, 2012 9:22:21 PM

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Shylass wrote:
This makes me want to post in the Rage Cage, but I might be wrong. angry7

"Dominate/dominant"

If you mean a person who is in control, they are a dominant person, and they dominate other people. They are not a dominate as a noun, it's a transitive verb (or something or other). They are a dominating dominant dominator who dominates. To be the "dominate" in a relationship isn't right! You would be the dominant (one) in the relationship. GRRRRR!


If I'm wrong, I will be so angry because it sounds so wrong to me! And now I've written so many variations of the damn word it ALL looks wrong! angry7



Halfway into reading this post, all I could think was, "Shylass strikes again! YAY! She is indomitable." :)

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"Per say" instead of per se (Latin for "in itself")

I also get annoyed at the arbitrary (note, not random) use of the word "random"

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Maybe more carelessness than confusion, but I messed up "site" and "sight" in a Lush story ("the site of my wife's bald pussy" or something like that). Caught it on the last read through before posting but that was like the twelfth or so time I'd proofed it and I have no idea how I missed it on the other passes.

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