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  • 28-10-2015 7:19pm
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    Closed Accounts Posts: 34,499 ✭✭✭✭


    I am just wondering, what is one of the most common spelling mistakes you encounter and how much does it bother you? I personally, can't stand when people mix up there,their and they're. Anybody else feel like this? Do you feel like correcting it each time you see it?


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,969 ✭✭✭Mesrine65


    Grammar Nazi :mad: :D :P


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34,499 ✭✭✭✭Caoimhgh1n


    Mesrine65 wrote: »
    Grammar Nazi :mad: :D :P

    A proud one too! ;)


  • Registered Users Posts: 24,647 ✭✭✭✭punisher5112


    Off / of

    Hate the word moist........


  • Registered Users Posts: 723 ✭✭✭tigerboon


    Caoimhgh1n wrote: »
    I am just wondering, what is one of the most common spelling mistakes you encounter and how much does it bother you? I personally, can't stand when people mix up there,their and they're. Anybody else feel like this? Do you feel like correcting it each time you see it?

    The thread above this, when I looked, was "Bands That Change There Singers"


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 255 ✭✭mattP


    "Shirley" instead of "Charolais"
    If I see an ad on donedeal for a "Shirley" it lowers my expectations of the animal for some reason :D
    I think only the farmers will relate to this one :P


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34,499 ✭✭✭✭Caoimhgh1n


    tigerboon wrote: »
    The thread above this, when I looked, was "Bands That Change There Singers"

    That was what made me post this!


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,133 ✭✭✭Stevecw


    Caoimhgh1n wrote: »
    I am just wondering, what is one of the most common spelling mistakes you encounter and how much does it bother you? I personally, can't stand when people mix up there,their and they're. Anybody else feel like this? Do you feel like correcting it each time you see it?

    Is this thread inspired by the "Bands who change there singers" thread. Very annoying I agree.


  • Registered Users Posts: 283 ✭✭Klim


    Caoimhgh1n wrote: »
    I am just wondering, what is one of the most common spelling mistakes you encounter and how much does it bother you? I personally, can't stand when people mix up there,their and they're. Anybody else feel like this? Do you feel like correcting it each time you see it?


    Be honest, how many times did you check over every letter you wrote for mistakes before you hit post?


  • Registered Users Posts: 28,396 ✭✭✭✭Turtyturd


    Lose/loose.

    95% of the Soccer Forum hate when their team loose.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34,499 ✭✭✭✭Caoimhgh1n


    Klim wrote: »
    Be honest, how many times did you check over every letter you wrote for mistakes before you hit post?

    Once, believe it or not! :')


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  • Registered Users Posts: 5,022 ✭✭✭jamesbere


    Caoimhgh1n wrote: »
    I am just wondering, what is one of the most common spelling mistakes you encounter and how much does it bother you? I personally, can't stand when people mix up there,their and they're. Anybody else feel like this? Do you feel like correcting it each time you see it?

    There they're their don't cry


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 12,687 ✭✭✭✭Penny Tration


    Caoimhgh1n wrote: »
    A proud one, too! ;)

    Fixed that for you!


  • Moderators, Education Moderators Posts: 26,402 Mod ✭✭✭✭Peregrine


    "Would of" instead of "would have/would've".


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 12,687 ✭✭✭✭Penny Tration


    You're/your.

    I hate it.

    Boyfriend sent me a text the other day after I helped him with something, saying "Your so smart. I love you."

    I texted back this: "*You're."

    He wasn't very happy.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34,499 ✭✭✭✭Caoimhgh1n


    Fixed that for you!

    I wouldn't have paused during speech, therefore I did not see the need to add a coma. Thanks though!


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,577 ✭✭✭✭bodhrandude


    What I don't understand is that when I spot a typo sometimes while writing a post its just a matter of right clicking said word and the correct spelling comes in the drop down.

    If you want to get into it, you got to get out of it. (Hawkwind 1982)



  • Closed Accounts Posts: 16,768 ✭✭✭✭tomwaterford


    I tested back this: "*You're."
    .

    I'm in position to give out over spelling
    :pac:


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,382 ✭✭✭petes


    Off / of

    Hate the word moist........

    That makes me moist!


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 158 ✭✭TheNobleKipper


    Annoying...very annoying. Typos are one thing and I can let that go (I make enough myself) but the amount of people who cannot be bothered to spell correctly is mind-boggling. It's just bad form


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 12,687 ✭✭✭✭Penny Tration


    I'm in position to give out over spelling
    :pac:

    :pac: Auto correct on my phone! New phone, so the predictive text is still bollocks. :(


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 16,768 ✭✭✭✭tomwaterford


    :pac: Auto correct on my phone! New phone, so the predictive text is still bollocks. :(

    I'm literally afraid to spell anything now!!


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,740 ✭✭✭the evasion_kid


    Angels\angles


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34,499 ✭✭✭✭Caoimhgh1n


    Another thing, when people use "me" instead of "my", and "us" instead of "me"... I even gave out to my English teacher over it!


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,740 ✭✭✭the evasion_kid


    Annoying...very annoying. Typos are one thing and I can let that go (I make enough myself) but the amount of people who cannot be bothered to spell correctly is mind-boggling. It's just bad form

    Aah...their,there,they're


  • Registered Users Posts: 25,543 ✭✭✭✭Timberrrrrrrr


    Any text speak ever! Just spell the word you lazy ***** :mad:


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,088 ✭✭✭Nib


    Than/then.

    Lose/loose makes me angry.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,263 ✭✭✭Gongoozler


    Defiantly / definitely.

    I cannot understand how people don't know that the difference.


  • Registered Users Posts: 24,647 ✭✭✭✭punisher5112


    petes wrote: »
    That makes me moist!

    Very worrying.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 12,078 ✭✭✭✭LordSutch


    Caoimhgh1n wrote: »
    I am just wondering, what is one of the most common spelling mistakes you encounter and how much does it bother you? I personally, can't stand when people mix up there,their and they're. Anybody else feel like this? Do you feel like correcting it each time you see it?

    Thought and taught are ofter misspelt? or they confused with one another?


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 34,499 ✭✭✭✭Caoimhgh1n


    LordSutch wrote: »
    Thought and taught are ofter mispelt? or they confused with one another?

    People can't tell the difference, or I believe so anyway.


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