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Old 10-01-05, 01:44 PM   #1
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Anybody can make a typing mistake

but this is ridiculous.

learnt learned
extentions extensions
miss-interpreted misinterpreted
decent descent
goin going
Ruptered ruptured
strait straight
alot a lot
effect it affect it


ALOT ... If you can’t remember the rule, just remind yourself that just as you
wouldn’t write “alittle” you shouldn’t write “alot.”.

Affect

1. af•fect (transitive verb) [Middle English, from affectus, past participle of afficere]
to produce an effect upon, as a: to produce a material influence upon or alteration in <paralysis affected his limbs> b: to act upon (as a person or a person's mind or feelings) so as to bring about a response; influence

Effect

1. ef•fect (noun) [Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French, from Latin effectus, from efficere to bring about, from ex- out (of) + facere to make, do]
1a: purport; intent <the effect of their statement was to incite anger> b: basic meaning; essence <her argument had the effect of a plea for justice>
2: something that inevitably follows an antecedent (as a cause or agent) <environmental devastation is one effect of unchecked industrial expansion>
3: an outward sign; appearance <the makeup created the effect of old age on their faces>
4: accomplishment; fulfillment <the effect of years of hard work>
5: power to bring about a result; influence <the content itself of television is therefore less important than its effect>
6 plural: movable property; goods <personal effects>
7a: a distinctive impression <the color gives the effect of being warm> b: the creation of a desired impression <her tears were purely for effect> c (1): something designed to produce a distinctive or desired impression, usually used in plural (2) plural: special effects
8: the quality or state of being operative; operation <the law goes into effect next week>

in effect: in substance; virtually <the committee agreed to what was in effect a reduction in the hourly wage>
to the effect: with the meaning <issued a statement to the effect that he would resign>
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Old 10-01-05, 01:49 PM   #2
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Anybody can make a typing mistake...


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Old 10-01-05, 01:53 PM   #3
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Anglais est l'erreur.
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Old 10-01-05, 01:58 PM   #4
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ya po angliski ne govoru.
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Old 10-01-05, 02:34 PM   #6
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Well aaaiiight! Teh Intar-web grammer po-leece!
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Old 10-01-05, 02:38 PM   #7
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me fail english? that's unpossible!
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Old 10-01-05, 02:55 PM   #8
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OCS-obsessive compulsive speller
Relax, take a deep breath, there are more important things in the world than the proper use of affect and effect.
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trayer350 est bete
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Old 10-01-05, 02:58 PM   #10
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Did you see the pack go by on Huntington Drive this morning?
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Old 10-01-05, 03:03 PM   #11
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but this is ridiculous.

learnt learned
extentions extensions
miss-interpreted misinterpreted
decent descent
goin going
Ruptered ruptured
strait straight
alot a lot
effect it affect it

If you're going to be pedantic, do it properly. Most of those examples would be more correctly termed spelling mistakes. Both "learned" and "learnt" appears in dictionaries. And learn to capitalise correctly.
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Old 10-01-05, 03:06 PM   #12
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Yo nesicito hablar ingles a hablo a la comunidad de biciclta web?

En solomente langista...
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Donde es la bibliotheque? NECCIsiTO UNA TAQUITO!!! AYAYAYA!

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Grammar nazi says let us discourse upon the proper and improper usages of will and shall...
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Did you see the pack go by on Huntington Drive this morning?
No, sorry I missed it. But I couldn't get a cup of coffee at Starbucks in Sierra Madre today because of all the cyclists. They had to start two lines and they couldn't close the door. People were taking tables at the place next door, even though they weren't buying anything there. I did see one woman go screaming down Orange Grove Avenue with so much determination that I think if she hit a car the car would have been wrecked.
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lighten up dude, btw it's light speed--not litespeed

so yeah--apparently people can make spelling mistakes
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If you're going to be pedantic, do it properly. Most of those examples would be more correctly termed spelling mistakes. Both "learned" and "learnt" appears in dictionaries. And learn to capitalise correctly.

Both "learned" and "learnt" appear (not appears) in dictionaries. And learn to capitalize (not capitalise) correctly.
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Old 10-01-05, 03:58 PM   #19
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lighten up dude, btw it's light speed--not litespeed

so yeah--apparently people can make spelling mistakes

"Litespeed" is a proper name, in this case the name of a particular bicycle, and is proper English. Light speed refers to the speed of light, and it is not a proper name.
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Old 10-01-05, 04:03 PM   #22
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"Litespeed" is a proper name, in this case the name of a particular bicycle, and is proper English. Light speed refers to the speed of light, and it is not a proper name.
Jeez I thought I was the biggest spelling/grammar nazi in here!! Trayer I think you may have your sarcasm detector turned off...I am sure Ziggurat knows the difference between light speed and Litespeed and was just yankin' your chain.
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Old 10-01-05, 04:17 PM   #23
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No, sorry I missed it. But I couldn't get a cup of coffee at Starbucks in Sierra Madre today because of all the cyclists. They had to start two lines and they couldn't close the door. People were taking tables at the place next door, even though they weren't buying anything there. I did see one woman go screaming down Orange Grove Avenue with so much determination that I think if she hit a car the car would have been wrecked.
Sorry you couldn't buy your cup of coffee. Try to get there before 9am before we get there. As usual, we hogged most of their tables, including Coldstone's next door for a good couple of hours.... boy, I hate that. We noticed few local residents getting ticked off for not being able to even buy coffee. Sierra Madre is a very small tightly knit community and the police do listen and take action to every complaint. I can already see their PD enforcing their loitering ordinance against us like they did last week in front of the liquor and party stores with dozens of bikes and cyclists blocking their entrances, just across the street from Starbucks. They already have their hands full trying to enforce over 100 cyclists to observe their 2 stop signs every Sat morning. I always put my foot down especially at these stop signs.

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wtf is a 'lite' and how fast does it go? this is just like the moving trailer I saw that said 'Haulmark'. People trying to be witty with mispellings--Litespeed included.
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