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    "Advanced knowledge" ? I don't think you need to have advanced knowledge to know the difference between brought and bought :what:

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    In all honesty, I don't think Facebook is the place for pointing out mistakes. It's glaring errors in professional publications, billboards, catalogues, magazines etc that grind my gears.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    In all honesty, I don't think Facebook is the place for pointing out mistakes. It's glaring errors in professional publications, billboards, catalogues, magazines etc that grind my gears.
    I agree. I was looking over my DP's shoulder yesterday as he posted on Facebook...he wrote 'choose' instead of 'chose'. It's lucky he's a wonderful man, he's hopeless at spelling and grammar! Bless him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    I agree. I was looking over my DP's shoulder yesterday as he posted on Facebook...he wrote 'choose' instead of 'chose'. It's lucky he's a wonderful man, he's hopeless at spelling and grammar! Bless him.
    My husband is one of the most intelligent people I've ever met, and writes beautifully. But sometimes his spelling leaves a bit to be desired... I've never let him live down the time he wrote a card to my mum and wrote "Best whishes"

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    "Grammerazi" - ooooooh me likey.

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    I was doing a puzzle in a magazine one day and had a complete mind blank. I had to ask dp how to spell cat. I literally wrote it with a 'k'. Haha how I did that I still do not know!

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    Does anyone know when to use "literally" as opposed to "figuratively"? I assume literally applies to something which has actually happened, compared to something which has not?...But I am not sure.
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    Literally is when something happened. If you say you literally died, you wouldn't be around to share that info!

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    It kills me on the inside, but Oxford has added an informal definition to "literally", which basically means the opposite of the original meaning. But it's there now. In Oxford.

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