I though of some more, couldn't sleep last night
- Peak instead of peek (I took a peak around the corner
- The misuse of the word literally would have to be one of my biggest pet peeves. It is not a word used just to emphasise something! On the biggest loser the other night Michelle said she was 'literally sweating bullets'. Um, okay?
- I realised I didn't throw in a trick to remembering the difference between affect/effect in my previous post. The only thing I can think of is the Effect is the End result, does that help?
I have to admit I am an overuser of exclamation points and ellipses. Ah well, we can't always be perfect
I never understand ending a sentence with 'but'. E.g., "I'll have to go home early but."
I think this is an 'Aussie-ism'??? For ages after I arrived in Australia I'd keep answering "But what?" It genuinely baffled me for ages...
I can't stand the word literally misused either
'I literally froze to death' What??? How are you still talking if you are dead?
"I literally laughed my **** off" What?? You are now **** less?
I also dislike when people say something is blatantly obvious - blatant means obvious.
Wow, everyone must hate/avoid my posts because I do so much of this stuff...
I love your posts
Grammar/spelling isn't that big of a deal for me, i know i make lots of mistakes that may annoy people. I use - a lot and ..... and !!! my grammar isn't the best.
Some things annoy me (like loose instead of lose) but not to the point that i avoid/hate posts.
The only posts i avoid reading are really, really ones with no punctuation at all because it hurts my eyes trying.
I don't know if I'm making sense ... but I post predominantly from my phone too, and again, it would take me longer NOT to get it right. I would have to think really hard not to spell a word properly or use correct grammar. It's just that ingrained, I guess.
I know what you mean about your DH though. Mine has three degrees (one honours) and he is terrible at spelling. My favourite one of his is a note he left me once: 'I love you my sweat'
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