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01-27-2013 01:03 PM

From now on when I use a contraction that is also an homonym I am going to use the wrong one for the hell of it. Who else wants to make it a game and point out where we mess up and use the right one?

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 01:21 PM

Your write, we wood all benefit from this :-)

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 01:23 PM

Yew just had to say that, didn’t yew!

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 01:29 PM

BTW its homophone :)

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 01:36 PM

phone? or PHOBE? :-)

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 03:16 PM

Ewe got to no I am know phobe.

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 03:26 PM

Your all crazy.

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 05:02 PM

Ah come on Char-lee, that would be ”Ya’ll crazy.”

;-)

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 05:21 PM

OR … ”Ya’ll BE crazy.”
;-)

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#9 posted 01-27-2013 05:21 PM

Now that we can misspell AND miscontract we have all jocks covered. How ‘bout punctuation? Should we also let that slide? How about pronunciation? Let slide???

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#10 posted 01-27-2013 06:29 PM

I also think that proof reading should go by the wayside. A missing word or two just adds to the confusion and makes reading the post more interesting.

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#11 posted 01-27-2013 07:10 PM

Maybe be a little Cockney about it, and drop all “H”s from any words? As in ” Wat te Bluddy ‘ell?”

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#12 posted 01-27-2013 07:21 PM

Punctuation ? I love trying to read multiple paragraphs written as one sentence !
Are they asking a question or telling me something ? Hmmmm.
I love the ones that add an apostrophe and spell out the complete words anyway. ie: you’are.
And how long has “prolly” been in the dictionary ? WTH , over ?
I saw the latest spelling for answer yesterday…ancer ! LOL

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