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OMG This is so annoying
it is one of my biggest pet peeves. It drives me frigging crazy, and it makes me angry as hell. I do not know how someone can leave school and not know when and how to use the words "then and than". Even reading articles from prominent people in the news they too, are clueless about those two words. Why is it so difficult for people to differentiate between "then and than" is beyond me.Puzzled. Whenever I see those two simple words misused I just cower.Cry

Just had to get that off my chest.
04-Nov-2015 11:00 AM
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RE: OMG This is so annoying
One of my pet peeves, as well as the mixed-up spellings of "there", "they're" and "their." I don't know if it's because of the keyboard, texting etc, but spelling has become more lousy, dumb and irritating as a result...

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RE: OMG This is so annoying
(05-Nov-2015 05:03 AM)Kieran Wrote:  One of my pet peeves, as well as the mixed-up spellings of "there", "they're" and "their." I don't know if it's because of the keyboard, texting etc, but spelling has become more lousy, dumb and irritating as a result...

I am amazed you like my posts ever, haha. I feel like I am the king of typos. I make a lot of these mistakes when writing. I know the difference, but when I get going my brain is like it doesn't matter, just type something!
05-Nov-2015 11:41 AM
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RE: OMG This is so annoying
(05-Nov-2015 11:41 AM)Riotbeard Wrote:  
(05-Nov-2015 05:03 AM)Kieran Wrote:  One of my pet peeves, as well as the mixed-up spellings of "there", "they're" and "their." I don't know if it's because of the keyboard, texting etc, but spelling has become more lousy, dumb and irritating as a result...

I am amazed you like my posts ever, haha. I feel like I am the king of typos. I make a lot of these mistakes when writing. I know the difference, but when I get going my brain is like it doesn't matter, just type something!

Ah, I can tell the difference between a typo and somebody who's just too lazy, careless, or stoopah to spell things right. I'm a snob about this stuff! Lay Down Laughing

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In this day and age life is too short to worry about grammar, spelling, etc. Well that's my excuse anyways as doing it proper takes time for me sadly! If I notice mistakes that make me look extra stupid I edit the posts usually Smile
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05-Nov-2015 12:31 PM
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So do I!

One grammar thingy that always confuses me: when to use a colon, and when to use a semi-colon. Punctuation, etc. With spelling words like "desperate" and "separate" I take a flyer on what letter ("a" or "e") comes after "p"...

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RE: OMG This is so annoying
(05-Nov-2015 12:45 PM)Kieran Wrote:  (This post was last modified: Today 05:31 pm by DarthFed.)

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So do I!

One grammar thingy that always confuses me: when to use a colon, and when to use a semi-colon. Punctuation, etc. With spelling words like "desperate" and "separate" I take a flyer on what letter ("a" or "e") comes after "p"...

I don't really know when to use the colon vs. semi-colon either. I usually mix it up and figure I'm right every once in awhile.
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