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Princess Ash
12-28-2005, 06:57 PM
"You SPELT that wrong"

You did not "spelt" anything! You SPELLED it wrong!!! AHHHH! People sound so silly when they correct someone by saying "spelt"!

PS- You also did not "dreampt" about...you dreamed about...

Thank you very much.

That is my English lesson for the day :teacher:

Have a nice day :wave2:

Scarlett1125
12-28-2005, 07:05 PM
I feel your pain. I can't stand seeing stuff like that.

Sparx
12-28-2005, 07:56 PM
your and you're are two different words. They can't be used interchangably. Your is a pronoun, you're is a CONTRACTION!!!

MuNkY
12-28-2005, 08:10 PM
There house is over there.

I hate seeing that.

Daisymae26
12-28-2005, 08:21 PM
May I add: "go to somewhere" has one o, while "and also" is spelled with two o's, too...

Where and were mean two different things...

Please make your subjects and verbs agree: they were going to shop, not they was going to shop...

sorry, like Ash, I must vent... :)

Princess Ash
12-28-2005, 09:02 PM
Thank GOODNESS you people understand!!!!

Sparx
12-28-2005, 10:37 PM
May I add: "go to somewhere" has one o, while "and also" is spelled with two o's, too...

Where and were mean two different things...

Please make your subjects and verbs agree: they were going to shop, not they was going to shop...

sorry, like Ash, I must vent... :)
where, were, and we're are three different words which mean three different thigns.
where-a place

were- past tense of are

we're-contraction of words we and are.

that one drives me nuts.

AmoDolphin
12-28-2005, 11:21 PM
Can I add that you should never say "off of"?

TiggerLove101
12-28-2005, 11:33 PM
their there they're
your you're
where were we're

Under the condition thing in the front of one of my books, a previous student wrote "ript"
I was so disgusted i whited it out. I was embarassed for the person.
That was 6th grade.

I love this post.

Cinderella94
12-28-2005, 11:50 PM
Thank GOODNESS you people understand!!!!



All too well...................

(did I use the correct "too"? LOL! Now I am really losing my mind!)

Disneymusicgirl
12-28-2005, 11:55 PM
I think I'll add a lesson in grammar:
You don't play good. You play well.

That drives me crazy.

Princess Ash
12-29-2005, 12:04 AM
All too well...................

(did I use the correct "too"? LOL! Now I am really losing my mind!)

HAHAHAHA

I think I'll add a lesson in grammar:
You don't play good. You play well.

That drives me crazy.

How are you?
Good?
Wrong.
I am doing well. :teeth:

imabrat
12-29-2005, 09:58 AM
omg i cannot stand when people do that.............well of course i hate it, im a tutor!!.......but still....................

Princess Ash
12-29-2005, 05:45 PM
Everyone repeat after me...

Napoleon Dynamite...
You can do it...

N-A-P-O-L-E-O-N D-Y-N-A-M-I-T-E

Daisymae26
12-29-2005, 05:47 PM
Everyone repeat after me...

Napoleon Dynamite...
You can do it...

N-A-P-O-L-E-O-N D-Y-N-A-M-I-T-E :rotfl:

MyHappyEnding_
12-29-2005, 05:47 PM
When people spell things wrong...I usually don't even notice.

ellindea
12-29-2005, 09:00 PM
"You SPELT that wrong"

You did not "spelt" anything! You SPELLED it wrong!!! AHHHH! People sound so silly when they correct someone by saying "spelt"!

PS- You also did not "dreampt" about...you dreamed about...

Thank you very much.

That is my English lesson for the day :teacher:

Have a nice day :wave2:

I feel your pain about grammar mistakes!! However, I believe you are mistaken about spelt and dreamt.

M-W.com (Merriam-Webster online) says this about "spelt":
"Main Entry: spelt
Pronunciation: 'spelt
chiefly British past and past participle of SPELL"
(http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary)
That one I haven't heard often, except occasionally from British people, and since they are the ones who started the language...well :rolleyes1

And I use "dreamt" pretty often. M-W says,
"Main Entry: dream
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): dreamed /'drem(p)t, 'drEmd/; or dreamt /'drem(p)t/; dream·ing /'drE-mi[ng]/" (ahem, note the bolded word :goodvibes )
(http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/dreamt)

"Acrosst", however, is not a word, and something that drives me nuts! :earseek: :rotfl:

Princess Ash
12-30-2005, 11:29 AM
Well then everyone...I am DEF a big one for admitting when you are wrong...
When you're right...you're right...when you're wrong...you're wrong.

And Ellindea just proved me wrong!

So sorry guys! :blush:

Sparx
12-30-2005, 11:31 AM
Well then everyone...I am DEF a big one for admitting when you are wrong...
When you're right...you're right...when you're wrong...you're wrong.

And Ellindea just proved me wrong!

So sorry guys! :blush:
well your way was correct too, and probably more standard, but not the only way.

Princess Ash
12-30-2005, 11:32 AM
well your way was correct too, and probably more standard, but not the only way.

Ur sweet :)

Sparx
12-30-2005, 11:33 AM
Ur sweet :)
:teeth:

;)

dragonfly75
12-30-2005, 02:34 PM
awww we're all so grammatically correct....

ellindea
12-30-2005, 04:21 PM
Well then everyone...I am DEF a big one for admitting when you are wrong...
When you're right...you're right...when you're wrong...you're wrong.

And Ellindea just proved me wrong!

So sorry guys! :blush:
No bigee. I was just curious as to whether you were right about them not being correct, since I had used one of them quite a bit, and looked it up (m-w is such a handy place!). Spelt does sound pretty weird unless you're British.
well your way was correct too, and probably more standard, but not the only way.
very true

No hard feelings, right? :)

--Danielle :flower:

Princess Ash
12-30-2005, 04:40 PM
Oh of course not! No big deal!

ellindea
12-30-2005, 04:43 PM
excelente :flower: just checking