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    Quote Originally Posted by Waitingfornumber2 View Post
    Guilty as charged I always realise it is 'correcting' me with American spelling but I just cant be effed going back and fixing it lol. Words like favour and colour especially
    Same. Although I wouldn't say I rely on it just can never be bothered changing it eg: realize to realise. It's just quicker but I think I should make the effort

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    Per se = Latin for 'in itself'

    Persay = wrong wrong wrong!

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    Voila! = French, meaning 'look there' - commonly used to indicate that something has happened/ been done (pronounced vwa-lah)

    Wallah/ Walla = Wrong wrong wrong!!


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    When people say they are "wrapped" about something but it should be "rapt"!

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    Should have not should of

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    Wallah/ Walla = Wrong wrong wrong!!
    Every time I see this I die a little inside

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    Why do I keep seeing "ect" being used when people mean "etc"?

    "Etc" is the abbreviation of "et cetera", the latin phrase meaning "and other things". "Ect" means nothing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by annablam View Post
    Why do I keep seeing "ect" being used when people mean "etc"?

    "Etc" is the abbreviation of "et cetera", the latin phrase meaning "and other things". "Ect" means nothing!
    Oh no, ECT stands for electro convulsive therapy lol!!! Maybe that's what they mean.....

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