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Enough is enough. Time to spell the homophones "There," They're," and "Their" the same!

Seymour Flops

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Spelling is a lost art, anyway. I can almost always, maybe always, tell by context which th --- the writer meant. Which is why it is a distraction, either amusing or annoying, depending on my mood.

I just saw an example on here, by a poster who was making a good point, and it really annoyed me, because it broke my concentration on the substance. Once in a great while, I make the slip myself. I always catch it after I re-read my post, and I obsessively must correct it. So let's just make them all the same.

Ok, nothing we can to to change the world from here. But, may I propose that we avoid pointing this error out on this forum, no matter how tempting it is? That would be a start.
 

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We don't say any of dose in Wisconsin. We say dere.
 

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They're fighting with their wives over there.
 

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Spelling is a lost art, anyway. I can almost always, maybe always, tell by context which th --- the writer meant. Which is why it is a distraction, either amusing or annoying, depending on my mood.

I just saw an example on here, by a poster who was making a good point, and it really annoyed me, because it broke my concentration on the substance. Once in a great while, I make the slip myself. I always catch it after I re-read my post, and I obsessively must correct it. So let's just make them all the same.

Ok, nothing we can to to change the world from here. But, may I propose that we avoid pointing this error out on this forum, no matter how tempting it is? That would be a start.

Iffin ewe caint dun speel koriktlee, den eye dun wantcha round my younguns two krupps dem!!
 

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Spelling is a lost art, anyway. I can almost always, maybe always, tell by context which th --- the writer meant. Which is why it is a distraction, either amusing or annoying, depending on my mood.

I just saw an example on here, by a poster who was making a good point, and it really annoyed me, because it broke my concentration on the substance. Once in a great while, I make the slip myself. I always catch it after I re-read my post, and I obsessively must correct it. So let's just make them all the same.

Ok, nothing we can to to change the world from here. But, may I propose that we avoid pointing this error out on this forum, no matter how tempting it is? That would be a start.
Adding yonder back to common usage resolves on of those fer ya.
 

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I cannot ever get effective vs affective

😤😫😫😫
 

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I cannot ever get effective vs affective

One is good, the other bad.

It's always good when something is effective. Typically not so good to be affective.

Of course, there are exceptions to both.
 

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I still wanna know what a homo phone is....

Queers have different phones?


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Spelling is a lost art, anyway. I can almost always, maybe always, tell by context which th --- the writer meant. Which is why it is a distraction, either amusing or annoying, depending on my mood.

I just saw an example on here, by a poster who was making a good point, and it really annoyed me, because it broke my concentration on the substance. Once in a great while, I make the slip myself. I always catch it after I re-read my post, and I obsessively must correct it. So let's just make them all the same.

Ok, nothing we can to to change the world from here. But, may I propose that we avoid pointing this error out on this forum, no matter how tempting it is? That would be a start.
how about the possessive its. i always want to write it's with an apostrophe. the English language/grammar can be very confusing.
 

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Spelling is a lost art, anyway. I can almost always, maybe always, tell by context which th --- the writer meant. Which is why it is a distraction, either amusing or annoying, depending on my mood.

I just saw an example on here, by a poster who was making a good point, and it really annoyed me, because it broke my concentration on the substance. Once in a great while, I make the slip myself. I always catch it after I re-read my post, and I obsessively must correct it. So let's just make them all the same.

Ok, nothing we can to to change the world from here. But, may I propose that we avoid pointing this error out on this forum, no matter how tempting it is? That would be a start.

You can't spell "their" and "they're" the same. "they're" is two different words.
 

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how about the possessive its. i always want to write it's with an apostrophe. the English language/grammar can be very confusing.

Kind of easy.

My, your, his, her, its.

I'm, you're, he's, she's, it's.......

I mean.... how easy is that?

It is = it's
 

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i keep thinking it's is possessive than it's = it is.

As long as you think about why one has an apostrophe then it becomes easy.
 

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Spelling is a lost art, anyway. I can almost always, maybe always, tell by context which th --- the writer meant. Which is why it is a distraction, either amusing or annoying, depending on my mood.

I just saw an example on here, by a poster who was making a good point, and it really annoyed me, because it broke my concentration on the substance. Once in a great while, I make the slip myself. I always catch it after I re-read my post, and I obsessively must correct it. So let's just make them all the same.

Ok, nothing we can to to change the world from here. But, may I propose that we avoid pointing this error out on this forum, no matter how tempting it is? That would be a start.
how bout the noun cook. the adjective is cook, not cooker. i think the adjective of cook should be cooker.
 

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