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One for the spelling police

One for the spelling police

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singlecoil

23,210 posts

155 months

Sunday 13th November 2011
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sneijder said:
The problem is nobody actually reads anything any more. Unless it's the McDonalds drive 'thru' menu, or the musings of the latest big brother human scum, I don't do reading isn't it?
This is my take on it too. They read some simple stuff at school, and they've heard the words they want to use but have never seen them in print, and it never occurs to them that they are making laughable mistakes.

Pints

18,060 posts

103 months

Sunday 13th November 2011
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Vipers said:
Once had a discussion with a lovely femail neighbout...

5705

1,165 posts

61 months

Sunday 13th November 2011
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The one that gets me incandescent: "aks" instead of "ask".

From can't-be-ar5ed-ghetto-speak to popular usage.

I'm 100% certain that in my dotage I'll be arguing with a heavy-set nurse about this one. She'll be putting not-so-subtle pressure on me to concede, with the threat of leaving me to sit in a pool of my own filth for a day if I don't. frown

Edited by 5705 on Sunday 13th November 21:20

pacman1

7,287 posts

102 months

Sunday 13th November 2011
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^ Bloody city boy.

Pints

18,060 posts

103 months

Wednesday 16th November 2011
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hollydog said:
I already thought it was band .
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singlecoil

23,210 posts

155 months

Wednesday 16th November 2011
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y2blade said:
other than that I'm not one for loosing anything.

singlecoil

23,210 posts

155 months

Friday 18th November 2011
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hora said:
my commute took me passed two major Manchester Police stations

El Guapo

2,609 posts

99 months

Friday 18th November 2011
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We could also add who's vs whose.

singlecoil

23,210 posts

155 months

Sunday 20th November 2011
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nocarjames said:
if no agreement is reached then its often the perspective buyer who gets the blame.

pacman1

7,287 posts

102 months

Monday 21st November 2011
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singlecoil said:
nocarjames said:
if no agreement is reached then its often the perspective buyer who gets the blame.
That's clear plastic sheeting, ain't it?

Pints

18,060 posts

103 months

Monday 21st November 2011
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djdestiny said:
You could of fitted brand new discs and pads for that sort of money!!!

Pothole

22,360 posts

191 months

Tuesday 22nd November 2011
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have we had bald/bold yet? Really bloody irritating, along with paraletic...do they think it comes from paralesis?

I think you may have hit it on the head with the not reading thing, whoever it was up there...I actually overheard a colleague say that her bosses e-mail sent that morning to update her on the week ahead had 'too many words in it making it too difficult to understand'!!! She gets paid to do a job of work, too!

5705

1,165 posts

61 months

Tuesday 22nd November 2011
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WorAl said:
Must apologise, it's been almost two years (I do have poor excuses) since it was regular, so please bare with me for a few days whilst I get it out my system.
And yes, the 'it' is sex, so this one's especially (in)appropriate. smile

singlecoil

23,210 posts

155 months

Tuesday 22nd November 2011
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chowiekid said:
Thank you for the replays, Its a work in progress

Pints

18,060 posts

103 months

Wednesday 23rd November 2011
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m3jappa said:
It's a case of your damned if you do, damned if you don't.

phumy

4,126 posts

146 months

Wednesday 23rd November 2011
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But to be pacific hehe

singlecoil

23,210 posts

155 months

Wednesday 23rd November 2011
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Tyson1980 said:
I am curious regarding the Pistonheads brethrin.

moosepig

1,272 posts

150 months

Wednesday 23rd November 2011
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ATTAK Z said:
57 gynacologist furious gyneacologist smile
It's "gynaecologist" you tard.

neilsfishing

3,499 posts

107 months

Wednesday 23rd November 2011
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ho gives a st

5705

1,165 posts

61 months

Wednesday 23rd November 2011
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neilsfishing said:
ho gives a st
Marvellous; a gift that just keeps on giving. smile