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A Little Lesson in Spelling

Discussion in 'Archives' started by darkie, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. darkie

    darkie fuck you i wont do what you tell me
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    I think the readers of C&C will find this amusing.
  2. Xia

    Xia aka Lone Gansel
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    Haha. The "a lot" description was probably my favorite, though they all are amusingly helpful to new writers. Good find. =P
  3. Namso

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    I like this.
  4. EspyJoel

    EspyJoel Espy <3
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    This is a good find, love the pictures =)
  5. supermarth64

    supermarth64 Here I stand in the light of day
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    You can click the image, but the one that comes up isn't as funny.
  6. whistle

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    lol

    pc++
  7. Matthew

    Matthew I love weather; Sun for days
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    Man I must be a super light weight, a bear can drink me under the table any day
  8. DJXO9

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    I'm guilty of the weird. Just sent a PM with wierd too lol.
  9. diinbong

    diinbong *it's in you to give*
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  10. GAK

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    This is perfect for so many people. Great find Darkie.
  11. Malfunction

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    The combination of it's and its is probably the most misspelled of that list. I guess now people will stop making it!
  12. Umbreon Dan

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    I was surprised there was no "whose" vs "who's" though

    maybe we can start a collection itt!
  13. gvmgvm40

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    Hilarious, lol =D
  14. Diesel

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    I'm glad definitely was on there. On things like Facebook and AIM I would estimate people spell that word correctly about 15% of the time. "Defiantly" is my favorite misspelling of definitely, because you know they think it's right only because there's no red underline.
  15. Fruitsalad

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    I do the ''loose'' mistake alot. What's funnier is that I actually know it's wrong.
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  17. Adeku

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    ''a lot'' a lot of people put alot.

    oh and the ''then and than one'' i always mess that one up. i always use ''then'' :D
  18. dr00

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    i love the oatmeal.


    why you should eat horses instead of ride them and the pony riding techniques are great tools everyone should learn.

    and keeping your tyrannosaurus off of crack-cocaine is a serious epidemic that deserves more PSA time.


    and this one is relevant to this thread: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/apostrophe
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  20. GeorgeSlayer

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    Scored 90 or so,not bad.A question for American guys,are these mistakes common for American people?Or are these links mostly for non-native english speakers?
  21. dr00

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    90%


    damn you, occurrence.
  22. Sei

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    These spelling mistakes are common to both the native and non-native English speakers.
  23. GeorgeSlayer

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    I feel lucky most of these were common questions in my english exams while I was studying english then :P.
  24. AlphaJolt

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    Loved the spelling lesson, it was quite funny. Aced the spelling quiz.
  25. Chiaki

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    this is awesome, i had to add it to my favs.

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