Grammer and Spelling

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by developer, Mar 20, 2016.

Does Grammar Matter On Forums?

  1. No - I just want to get my message across and I've got bigger things to worry about

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  2. Yes - it's very important for the written word to be correct because I is educated

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  3. How can someone who owns an MB not know the basics?

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  1. developer

    developer MB Enthusiast

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    Does poor grammer and spelling matter on hear...

    If your getting the message across should some people just give you a brake:

    When you see there errors does it bother you!

    I know - let's have a poll :thumb:
     
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  2. LTD

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    Pole Shirley ?
     
  3. JohnBell

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    I see what you did their.
    ;0)
     
  4. JBD

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  5. StuartK

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    I have to say I don't care about people's spelling I'm intelligent enough to work it out.

    Sadly though there are a lot of do-Gooders and strange folk on here who have nothing better to do.
     
  6. OP
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    Funny how the pole was late - anyhoo...
     
  7. ringway

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    Posting without paragraphs will quite easily stop me reading a post.

    Text jargon such as c u l8er m8te really ruffles my feathers. :(
     
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    Tnks m8
     
  9. guydewdney

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    fat fingers and a tablet keyboard are a pita. sonmissingnspacesniscommonnwithnme.... and capitals are even more awkward
     
  10. brucemillar

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    I don't mind poor spelling, i'm not the best myself, but text speak when not in a text does my head in. (In fairness it does my head in when in a text as well)
     
  12. ringway

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    Dyslexia sometimes plays a part in poor spelling.


    My mate was dyslexic. He's dead now. He choked on his own vimto.
     
  13. Happytalk73

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    Yes, it's not so easy on the eye reading a very large post without any 'White Space'. It's much easier to read when they're separated every few sentences.

    Yes, text talk first came about to make it quicker to type a text old the old mobile phones. 1=abc etc.....But all modern mobiles with touch screens have full qwerty keyboards so it's just as easy to type properly.

    Ant. :D
     
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    Its appostrophees used in the rong plaices that reely get too me, not bad grammer or spelin, like when cafe's advertise " enjoy are coffee's and tea's ", but theyre never used when they should bee, like a recent Highways dictat 'DONT DROP LITTER'. What does dont mean?

    Anybody no were there are any descent speling books four sail?
     
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    "LISTEN, I'M NOT DYSLEXIC! K.O.?" :mad:

    All joking aside, I make no secret that I REALLY struggle with reading, writing & spelling but I try to do my best when posting.

    Ant. :D
     
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    Isn't the pole a bit two pacific ?
     
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    I can not vote in the Poll because, there is not an option for someone such as I.

    I don't agree with this txt speak slang, however it has a place in a modern evolving language such as English, providing the participants know, or, are taught the full versions of LMFHO.
     
  18. Stratman

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    When my youngest first went to university he sent me a text using what I gather is txt spk.

    I replied only using vowels.
     
  19. paulshep69

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    You either know your sh1t, or know you're sh1t.

    Simple as that really.
     
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  20. DrFeelgood

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    Grammer indeed.
     

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