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Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-15-10 05:58 PM
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63. "I seen."
Saying it is bad enough, but I seen people here actually typing it... :evilgrin:
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  -Grammar mistakes I can't stand. BlueStater  Feb-14-10 10:13 PM   #0 
  - agree with confusing "you're" and "your".  Terra Alta   Feb-14-10 10:21 PM   #1 
  - yep, misuse of apostrophes is mine, too.  geardaddy   Feb-15-10 01:43 PM   #43 
  - I used to feel the same way about "I could care less"...  Ten Bears   Feb-15-10 10:32 PM   #81 
  - ending a sentence with a preposition  SCantiGOP   Feb-16-10 02:44 PM   #119 
     - A preposition is the wrong word to end a sentence with. ....nt  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-17-10 01:16 AM   #133 
  - You left out the question mark on #2.  rug   Feb-14-10 10:21 PM   #2 
  - semi-colon instead of the first period; yes INDEED  Skittles   Feb-14-10 10:23 PM   #3 
  - If I made any grammar mistakes in my post, feel free to point them out.  BlueStater   Feb-14-10 10:25 PM   #6 
  - lol  Skittles   Feb-14-10 11:15 PM   #10 
  - Let's kick his colon!  rug   Feb-14-10 10:28 PM   #8 
  - On that subject, a few words from Mr. Vonnegut:  av8rdave   Feb-15-10 10:47 AM   #36 
     - Wow. You have effectively killed my fondness for semi-colons.....  Jade Fox   Feb-15-10 11:39 AM   #38 
     - Guilty as charged here as well!  av8rdave   Feb-15-10 11:55 AM   #41 
     - I will not stop; I love them. NT  juajen   Feb-16-10 01:51 AM   #93 
     - Vonnegut is clever, but ...  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-17-10 11:04 AM   #135 
  - I wrote in statement form, as if I was talking to myself.  BlueStater   Feb-14-10 10:23 PM   #4 
  - It are?!?  Swede   Feb-14-10 10:24 PM   #5 
  - only loosers get there panties in a wade over grammer.  KG   Feb-14-10 10:27 PM   #7 
  - Come on be series, this is Hugh!  donheld   Feb-14-10 11:43 PM   #15 
  - It's technically a usage mistake, but 'then' and 'than'. ARG!!!!!  Captain Hilts   Feb-14-10 10:30 PM   #9 
  - My grammar never made mistakes  struggle4progress   Feb-14-10 11:29 PM   #11 
  - I usually always  JonLP24   Feb-14-10 11:36 PM   #12 
  - "Than" is used for making comparisons  Art_from_Ark   Feb-15-10 08:22 PM   #75 
     - Thank you  JonLP24   Feb-16-10 02:03 PM   #118 
  - Go play at freerice.com and get your'e mind off of it  kentauros   Feb-14-10 11:39 PM   #13 
  - Damn you!  HillWilliam   Feb-15-10 03:20 PM   #50 
     - Yes.  kentauros   Feb-15-10 03:25 PM   #51 
  - to, two and too - there, their and they're  Maru Kitteh   Feb-14-10 11:40 PM   #14 
  - Here are a few more:  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-15-10 02:01 AM   #16 
  - good ones nt  woo me with science   Feb-15-10 09:02 AM   #27 
  - I agree with you on all counts, except  geardaddy   Feb-15-10 01:49 PM   #44 
  - with foreign phrases, I think those redundancies that people complain about are really okay  fishwax   Feb-15-10 05:21 PM   #56 
  - "with au jus" is a howler,  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-15-10 06:20 PM   #65 
  - well, no, but "au jus" is much different from "a la mode"  fishwax   Feb-15-10 06:45 PM   #67 
     - We'll have to agree to disagree about "au jus".... nt  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-15-10 08:46 PM   #77 
  - What is your take on "Please RSVP"?  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-15-10 06:38 PM   #66 
  - I think either way is okay, personally  fishwax   Feb-15-10 07:00 PM   #69 
  - Speaking of foreign phrases  geardaddy   Feb-16-10 09:10 AM   #105 
  - I was thinking of a road named "El Camino Real".  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-15-10 05:54 PM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-15-10 11:35 PM   #86 
  - speaking of redundancies:  ChoralScholar   Feb-16-10 06:55 AM   #97 
     - "with with the juice sauce" is even worse.  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-16-10 10:55 AM   #106 
  - I have to let the you're and your thing slide, because even though I know it  Pithlet   Feb-15-10 02:06 AM   #17 
  - Improper use of the subjunctive  REP   Feb-15-10 02:32 AM   #18 
  - If I would've knew that  geardaddy   Feb-15-10 01:56 PM   #47 
  - yeah, that bugs me too.  Odin2005   Feb-15-10 11:30 PM   #84 
  - I hate when people use terms they obviously don't understand.  LostInAnomie   Feb-15-10 02:37 AM   #19 
  - Doesn't mean it's a non sequitor? Goddamn, could your dog-hatred be any more blatant?  Rabrrrrrr   Feb-16-10 12:45 PM   #113 
  - Not really grammar, but I really HATE "More Unique" or "Very Unique"...  old mark   Feb-15-10 05:27 AM   #20 
  - 'Safe' haven. If it's not 'safe' it's not a haven!!!!  Captain Hilts   Feb-15-10 07:51 AM   #24 
  - Or "the whole kit and kaboodle." How can you have a whole kit and not also get the entire kaboodle?  Bucky   Feb-15-10 09:16 AM   #30 
     - Kith and kin ARE different. Kin are blood relatives, kith are your buds.  Captain Hilts   Feb-15-10 09:25 AM   #32 
     - That doesn't mean I'm not making fun of you.  Bucky   Feb-15-10 09:30 AM   #33 
        - I'm guilty of kit and kaboodle!  Captain Hilts   Feb-15-10 09:31 AM   #34 
     - It's caboodle with a C.  progressoid   Feb-15-10 01:50 PM   #45 
  - That's only a slightly unique problem to encounter.  Bucky   Feb-15-10 09:13 AM   #29 
  - I mix up you're and your and there/their/they're  Tobin S.   Feb-15-10 05:54 AM   #21 
  - "Thank you to (whoever/whomever) gave me the hearts."  woo me with science   Feb-15-10 06:45 AM   #22 
  - That is a problem percieved by both you and I.  Bucky   Feb-15-10 09:17 AM   #31 
  - It' s "i" before "e" except after c, Bucky.  Demoiselle   Feb-15-10 10:42 AM   #35 
  - "I" before "e"except after "c"...that's weird.  marzipanni   Feb-15-10 02:13 PM   #48 
  - I like you.  woo me with science   Feb-15-10 04:50 PM   #54 
  - Yes, weird IS weird. It breaks the rule. But perceived is spelled this way.  Demoiselle   Feb-15-10 05:35 PM   #58 
  - Actually "I feel badly" is perfectly okay since "badly" is being used as an adjective there.  Bucky   Feb-15-10 08:33 PM   #76 
     - This is my last post on this subject.  Demoiselle   Feb-16-10 08:53 AM   #103 
        - Bravo! "I feel badly" is definitely one of my pet peeves.  Lucy Goosey   Feb-16-10 11:05 AM   #107 
        - actually, badly is also an adjective, and has been for more than three centuries  fishwax   Feb-16-10 12:42 PM   #112 
           - Thank you. Grammar rules should describe, rather than prescribe, how people speak.  Bucky   Feb-16-10 03:32 PM   #126 
  - LOL. NIcely done  woo me with science   Feb-15-10 11:43 AM   #40 
  - Too fricking complicated!  Kaleva   Feb-15-10 05:24 PM   #57 
  - "Whom" is dead. the Grammar Nazi's need to quit moaning about it.  Odin2005   Feb-15-10 11:38 PM   #87 
     - How about the use of apostrophe to make a plural?  woo me with science   Feb-16-10 04:47 AM   #95 
     - That's a spelling mistake, not a grammar one.  Odin2005   Feb-16-10 07:53 AM   #98 
        - Dismissed that one too, have you?  woo me with science   Feb-16-10 01:40 PM   #117 
     - It's one of the easier rules. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-16-10 11:09 AM   #109 
     - So what? It is not part of English as spoken anymore.  Odin2005   Feb-16-10 03:02 PM   #121 
        - That rationale can make noo-CUE-ler okay.  Captain Hilts   Feb-16-10 03:05 PM   #122 
        - But that's you. Lots of non-twit people use 'whom' in their conversations.  Bucky   Feb-16-10 03:36 PM   #128 
        - That's just nonsense.  woo me with science   Feb-16-10 04:07 PM   #132 
     - What about the Grammar Nazi's needs? No, wait, I don't care about their needs.  Bucky   Feb-16-10 03:33 PM   #127 
     - "Ask not for who the bell tolls."  Lionel Mandrake   Feb-17-10 11:10 AM   #136 
  - What about those who use an apostrophe to make a plural? n/t  DFW   Feb-15-10 07:32 AM   #23 
  - *snork* No body doe's that  struggle4progress   Feb-15-10 05:57 PM   #62 
  - Thanks for clarifying, my good Blue. I've heard the misuse of ironic you described, and didn't  raccoon   Feb-15-10 07:51 AM   #25 
  - "it's" as a possessive  MrsMatt   Feb-15-10 07:53 AM   #26 
  - So is "its" the correct possesive?  Jade Fox   Feb-15-10 11:42 AM   #39 
  - yes - if something belongs to it  MrsMatt   Feb-15-10 01:01 PM   #42 
  - it's a wise dog that scratches its own fleas  pokerfan   Feb-15-10 07:05 PM   #70 
  - "If it ain't a contraction, no apostrophe action" - that's how I remember it's and its  Rabrrrrrr   Feb-16-10 12:48 PM   #114 
  - AOL has a headline with that particular error...  CBHagman   Feb-18-10 08:38 PM   #144 
  - Get over yourself! It's the internet, not a William Safire article.  Bucky   Feb-15-10 09:13 AM   #28 
  - William Safire  geardaddy   Feb-15-10 01:55 PM   #46 
     - Like Carl's Jr?  gmoney   Feb-15-10 03:30 PM   #53 
     - More proof that Safire was a twit.  Odin2005   Feb-15-10 11:40 PM   #88 
     - Agreed.  geardaddy   Feb-16-10 09:08 AM   #104 
     - That was a great article! "I shall now more appropriately order three burritos supreme,  Rabrrrrrr   Feb-16-10 12:49 PM   #115 
        - Yup.  geardaddy   Feb-16-10 03:22 PM   #123 
  - One time I THINK I went to bed for drunken monkey-love with my wife...  MiddleFingerMom   Feb-15-10 11:03 AM   #37 
  - people using loose when it should be lose  nickinSTL   Feb-15-10 03:19 PM   #49 
  - Apostrophe abuse!!!!  Mad_Dem_X   Feb-15-10 03:27 PM   #52 
  - You're post is ironic!  Kaleva   Feb-15-10 05:15 PM   #55 
  - The one that infuriates me is "whose" when in fact the author  Mike 03   Feb-15-10 05:46 PM   #59 
  - Check out The Oatmeal  mysticalchick   Feb-15-10 05:50 PM   #60 
  - "I seen."  Prisoner_Number_Six   Feb-15-10 05:58 PM   #63 
  - Emphatically agree.  Jack Sprat   Feb-18-10 08:54 PM   #145 
  - looser and rediculous  MadBadger   Feb-15-10 06:13 PM   #64 
  - Okay, here's some of mine I've not yet seen addressed:  pink-o   Feb-15-10 06:56 PM   #68 
  - Misuse of the apostrophe...  GoCubsGo   Feb-15-10 07:33 PM   #71 
  - in that case, here's a blog you may enjoy  fishwax   Feb-15-10 07:37 PM   #73 
     - Those are pretty bad, too.  GoCubsGo   Feb-16-10 04:06 PM   #131 
  - I can't stand when people say an when it's supposed to be a.  bamacrat   Feb-15-10 07:36 PM   #72 
  - I wear a Double-Secret Grammar Police Badge  TripleKatPad   Feb-15-10 07:44 PM   #74 
  - Thanks  turner52   Feb-15-10 09:10 PM   #79 
  - Some of my pet peeves have already been mentioned  Art_from_Ark   Feb-15-10 08:56 PM   #78 
  - Because "me" is not strictly "Objective", but is what Linguists call "Oblique"  Odin2005   Feb-15-10 11:46 PM   #89 
     - I never learned that in my grammar-related classes  Art_from_Ark   Feb-16-10 12:09 AM   #90 
        - That's because it's not a part of FORMAL, standard English.  Odin2005   Feb-16-10 08:00 AM   #99 
  - "Could have WENT" and "Could have DID"  tilsammans   Feb-15-10 10:02 PM   #80 
  - I use "could have went" a lot.  Odin2005   Feb-15-10 11:27 PM   #83 
  - And THEN there's "could OF went" and "could OF did"  tilsammans   Feb-16-10 04:49 AM   #96 
  - My dad used to say "Should have went" all the time  Mad_Dem_X   Feb-16-10 08:38 AM   #102 
  - That one is becoming all the more common: shouldn't have went, and so forth...nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-16-10 11:08 AM   #108 
  - Mine's stupid esoteric, but it's "a myriad of".  nolabear   Feb-15-10 10:45 PM   #82 
  - yeah, that one bugs me, too  gmoney   Feb-15-10 11:35 PM   #85 
  - People who pronouce "realtor" as "re-luh-ter"  PhD   Feb-16-10 01:03 AM   #91 
  - Adverb shortage.  Manifestor_of_Light   Feb-16-10 01:50 AM   #92 
  - Be thankful that "yore" has fallen out of common usage...  krispos42   Feb-16-10 02:58 AM   #94 
  - Their You Go Nitpicking  we can do it   Feb-16-10 08:07 AM   #100 
  - Well, their only human.  Deep13   Feb-16-10 08:08 AM   #101 
  - Incorrect use of the word "literally"  Lucy Goosey   Feb-16-10 11:18 AM   #110 
  - Beat me to it. nt  Tommy_Carcetti   Feb-16-10 03:27 PM   #125 
  - It's not exactly incorrect, it's just an idiom.  cemaphonic   Feb-17-10 11:47 AM   #137 
     - But I can still hate it, right?  Lucy Goosey   Feb-17-10 02:41 PM   #143 
  - 'texting talk'  mycatfred   Feb-16-10 12:15 PM   #111 
  - It's shorthand.  Odin2005   Feb-16-10 02:58 PM   #120 
  - I have teenagers in my class who use "W.T.F." and "I.D.K." conversationally  Bucky   Feb-16-10 03:42 PM   #130 
  - Your 2) is a usage mistake, not a grammar mistake.  AngryAmish   Feb-16-10 12:51 PM   #116 
  - Why do you hate Alanis Morrisette?  Tommy_Carcetti   Feb-16-10 03:26 PM   #124 
  - Aren't there like whole web-based communities based on explaining reasons to hate her?  Bucky   Feb-16-10 03:38 PM   #129 
  - Anyone who says "very unique" gets shot  Zomby Woof   Feb-17-10 01:18 AM   #134 
  - Okay, "extremely unique!"  kentauros   Feb-17-10 11:48 AM   #138 
  - Reading this thread makes me want to spell bad on purpose.  Forkboy   Feb-17-10 12:13 PM   #139 
  - I thought one of the cardinal rules of The Lounge  kentauros   Feb-17-10 12:15 PM   #140 
     - It would be a whale of a time.  Forkboy   Feb-17-10 12:28 PM   #141 
  - Extra words  Thirtieschild   Feb-17-10 12:51 PM   #142 
 

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