Closed Thread
Page 97 of 98 FirstFirst ... 478795969798 LastLast
Results 961 to 970 of 975
  1. #961
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    11,593
    Thanks
    2,923
    Thanked
    3,213
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I find fruit shop signs the biggest culprits for spelling mistakes, especially 'Avocado' as 'Avacado', or 'Banana' as 'Bananna'.

  2. #962
    lambjam's Avatar
    lambjam is offline Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Canberra
    Posts
    7,177
    Thanks
    2,062
    Thanked
    4,956
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Uniquey View Post
    I find fruit shop signs the biggest culprits for spelling mistakes, especially 'Avocado' as 'Avacado', or 'Banana' as 'Bananna'.
    Brocolli

  3. #963
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    2,286
    Thanks
    2,184
    Thanked
    3,012
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Uniquey View Post
    I find fruit shop signs the biggest culprits for spelling mistakes, especially 'Avocado' as 'Avacado', or 'Banana' as 'Bananna'.
    Capsicun

  4. #964
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    2
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    3
    Reviews
    0
    I would never say anything in a thread, because I have no desire to start a fight...

    But I've seen this here, and also on lots of other forums:
    voilà - spelt wala, vala, wella, walah... List goes on. Google it if you're not sure how to spell a word!!

  5. #965
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Canberra
    Posts
    198
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    70
    Reviews
    0
    I haven't read all 49 pages of this thread but:

    'A lot' is two words. 'Alot' is not a word.

    Rediculus.

    There is no 'a' in definitely.

    I just 'seen' this thread and needed to vent

  6. #966
    lambjam's Avatar
    lambjam is offline Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Canberra
    Posts
    7,177
    Thanks
    2,062
    Thanked
    4,956
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Mettie View Post
    'A lot' is two words. 'Alot' is not a word.
    I used to get a bit enraged over "alot" occurrences... After reading this I giggle a little in the inside instead

    http://http://hyperboleandahalf.blog...verything.html

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to lambjam For This Useful Post:

    MrJones&Me  (22-12-2011)

  8. #967
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    5,276
    Thanks
    3,697
    Thanked
    3,090
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    I used to get a bit enraged over "alot" occurrences... After reading this I giggle a little in the inside instead

    http://http://hyperboleandahalf.blog...verything.html
    That blog changed how I view the 'alot' too (aswell???)

  9. #968
    lambjam's Avatar
    lambjam is offline Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Canberra
    Posts
    7,177
    Thanks
    2,062
    Thanked
    4,956
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Imagine my amusement when someone recently wrote "I have alot on my plate"!

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to lambjam For This Useful Post:

    Guest654  (22-12-2011)

  11. #969
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Canberra
    Posts
    198
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    70
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    I used to get a bit enraged over "alot" occurrences... After reading this I giggle a little in the inside instead

    http://http://hyperboleandahalf.blog...verything.html
    Oh wow, that is really helpful! Thanks!

  12. #970
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    2,286
    Thanks
    2,184
    Thanked
    3,012
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Specific. Not pacific.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Where's the spelling & grammar vent thread gone?!?
    By 4fullstop in forum General Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-09-2013, 19:05
  2. Spelling and Grammar Vent Thread #2
    By Savingfishfromdrowning in forum General Chat
    Replies: 735
    Last Post: 13-02-2013, 21:38
  3. Spelling/grammar **spin off***
    By squirrelex in forum General Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 03-04-2012, 07:54

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Melbourne Natural Medicine ClinicLeading natural health practitioners in fertility, preconception, pregnancy, and children's health. We take an ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›