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The general rule seems to be "stick one in front of any old S if it looks good". Why do people use them if they are not sure where they go? Is it just me or is this really annoying?
Rhianne Avatar
7y, 5m agoPosted 7 years, 5 months ago
The general rule seems to be "stick one in front of any old S if it looks good".

Why do people use them if they are not sure where they go?

Is it just me or is this really annoying?
Rhianne Avatar
7y, 5m agoPosted 7 years, 5 months ago
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#1
Apostrophe's?
#2
robtallica
Apostrophe's?


Arrrgggghhhh.

:w00t:
banned#3
it doesnt bother me, i often forget to stick them in, or put them in the wrong place, but we all have one imperfection
#4
overated......same as punctuation.....capital letters and spelling

its a forum only small minded people actually give a toss
#5
casparwhite
overated......same as punctuation.....capital letters and spelling

its a forum only small minded people actually give a toss


You posted so you care. :p
banned#6
simular does not equal similar

a draw is not a drawer

brought does not equal bought

just a few more...............
suspended#7
This threads' gonna become really annoying.
#8
It amazes me the number of peeps who use "defiantly" instead of "definitely"
#9
defiantly? ive seen definately a lot but not defiantly.......links?
#10
tallpete33
It amazes me the number of peeps who use "defiantly" instead of "definitely"


they are definitely defiant against spelling :whistling:
2 Likes #11
My grammar is terrible. Ninety eight and sleeps with anything.
suspended#12
dontasciime
My grammar is terrible. Ninety eight and sleeps with anything.


:giggle:

Rep :thumbsup:
#13
Jesus'
[mod]#14
tallpete33;6597012
It amazes me the number of peeps who use "defiantly" instead of "definitely"


I'm more amazed by those i see often use 'loose' instead of 'lose'. :?
#15
Syzable
I'm more amazed by those i see often use 'loose' instead of 'lose'. :?


shall we continue the list then......

site for sight is another common occurrence
#16
Too>>To

DVDs>>DVD's
banned#17
Syzable
I'm more amazed by those i see often use 'loose' instead of 'lose'. :?


and on here quite alot i would imagine :w00t:
[mod]#18
I can see this thread becoming HUKD's equivalent of the urban dictionary. :-D
#19
Cockneys can't say "specificly" they say " pacificlee"

I know it's not type-written, but ARGH
#20
Syzable
I'm more amazed by those i see often use 'loose' instead of 'lose'. :?


and im even morer'er amazed at the feedback people give :w00t::whistling: naughty boy sy!
[mod]#21
ClarityofMind;6597135
Cockneys can't say "specificly" they say " pacificlee"

I know it's not type-written, but ARGH


One of my mates can't say 'Ask' and always says 'Axe'.

It makes me chuckle. :-D
[mod]#22
michelleleemoo;6597145
and im even morer'er amazed at the feedback people give :w00t::whistling: naughty boy sy!


:lol: It was a positive.............be happy. :-D :p
1 Like #23
casparwhite
shall we continue the list then......

site for sight is another common occurrence


That's shight
#24
I 'haks you!, wassup wiv peeps spellin'? Innit'

:-D:-D:-D
#25
Got an older brother who says 'p-sghettii' when saying 'spaghetti'.

Dispatched>>Despatched
#26
Syzable
:lol: It was a positive.............be happy. :-D :p


ive got enough on keeping my box empty without you giving incentive :p
#27
Syzable
One of my mates can't say 'Ask' and always says 'Axe'.

It makes me chuckle. :-D


And they reflect the question back on itself to ask it twice basically.........

I was AXIN, innit?? Innit I was axin?
#28
jonb2412
That's shight


:lol: another way round the swear filter, great stuff :-D
#29
MrGrumpyman
I 'haks you!, wassup wiv peeps spellin'? Innit'

:-D:-D:-D


ay up me duck :-D
#30
jonb2412
That's shight


deoends what country ure from,ive heard what you say sound like chite
[mod]#31
michelleleemoo;6597170
ive got enough on keeping my box empty without you giving incentive :p


Some people would thank me. :roll: :p
#32
michelleleemoo
ive got enough on keeping my box empty without you giving incentive :p


Well, an empty box is just haksing to be filled 'innit! :-D
#33
bitseylango
ay up me duck :


commoner :p

Syzable
Some people would thank me. :roll:


hhhm I bet many have :whistling:

MrGrumpyman
Well, an empty box is just haksing to be filled 'innit! :-D


get out :w00t:
#34
'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' h'a'v'e ' t'h'a't '!'
suspended#35
expected - accepted

Dont know how people manage this one, see it quite a lot
#36
bought > brought
suspended#37
lol > lawl

Very annoying
[mod]#38
Starr;6597318
lol > lawl

Very annoying


Star > Starr

:?;-) :p
suspended#39
Syzable
Star > Starr

:?;-) :p


Haha typo :oops:
1 Like #40
casparwhite;6597031
defiantly? ive seen definately a lot but not defiantly.......links?


Seems they have a point...

I'm a bit surprised at the number of times to be honest :thumbsup:

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