Phoenix.pm: New thread: Spelling, Grammar, and other annoying stuff
cocoadev at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 4 14:08:06 CST 2002
Geez, how many can I count?
canot -> cannot
thimk -> think
then -> them
to -> too
decypher -> decipher
whant -> what
half -> have
a -> and
onec -> once
waist -> waste
thyme -> time
I had to copy and paste some of that stuff to get the misspellings
"right"! i theenk wee git yoor poynt.
On Wednesday, December 4, 2002, at 12:19 PM, Hal Goldfarb wrote:
> Good, Steve! Can you find the other errors?
> On Wednesday 04 December 2002 11:47 am, you wrote:
>> Hal, you missspeeled "more".
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Hal Goldfarb [mailto:codewell at earthlink.net]
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 10:52 AM
>> To: phoenix-pm-list at happyfunball.pm.org
>> Subject: Phoenix.pm: New thread: Spelling, Grammar, and other annoying
>> PLEASE! I love chatting, but I am getting tired of all the tons of
>> and grammar errors. This is another thing that compromises any hope
>> of a
>> professional image for this field. We all need to keep on each other
>> written presentations.
>> Every day, I see this in newspapers, TV (especially the crawlers on
>> networks), and on web pages. It is particularly disappointing to see
>> lack of professionalism on premier web sites, particularly the ones
>> purport to be experts in some field or another.
>> I hate:
>> * Spelling errors.
>> * Grammatical errors.
>> * Run-on sentences.
>> * Misused words.
>> * Lack of understanding of difference between "its" and "it's" (first
>> is a
>> possessive pronoun; second is an abbreviation for "it is").
>> * Lack of commas.
>> * Too many commas.
>> * Using period where there should be a semicolon.
>> * Using "but" or "and" when the opposite is meant.
>> There are moore ,and, I canot thimk of then know. Its taken to long
>> decypher whant I read, and sometimes I half to re-read a think more
>> to get it. Big waist of my thyme.
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