To those who would correct.

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  1. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

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    There are a group of people who have been called upon by the powers of the universe to point out the spelling and grammar mistakes of others. It is a noble calling, one to be respected by many. They provide a service, in their opinion, that must be done for humanities sake.

    I would just like to take this opportunity to tell you just how much I'm not interested. I mean that sincerely. I know you feel you must point out my shortcomings, and I would respect that if I gave a tinker's damn one way or the other, but I just don't.

    I will leave you with this. Go correct somebody some place else we're all full up with correctors around here.
     
  2. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    I haven't noticed it much lately but on the odd occasion a few like to correct me. I don't loose any sleep over it though.:)
     
  3. Toto'sDad

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    I'm often reminded of one of my sixth grade teachers who used to like to punctuate her comments about my errors with a vigorous pulling of my hair!
     
  4. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    I had a teacher that used to like twisting noses and ears until a tear was born. He's in for the same treatment if I ever run into him again.
     
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    I must have missed it.

    Was I guilty of it at some point, Toto's Dad?
    (When I am drinking, I become a grammar **** also.)

    If it was me, I apologize.
    :(
     
  6. Toto'sDad

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    I don't know if it's similar disorder, but some seem prone to practical jokes as well. The practical joker is also brought forth into the world to heckle and jibe. I have seen at least on one occasion, a fellow who didn't particularly enjoy being on the butt end of a practical joke, reward his protagonist with a resounding blow to the head with a fifteen inch crescent wrench. The practical joker (when he recovered) was cured of his propensity to pull practical jokes, as if by a miracle.
     
  7. kelnet

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    Can we still do it if someone is being a superior git and needs to be brought down to earth?
     
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    I refuse to accept your advice for those who spell it “Squire” and “Esquier.”
     
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  9. Toto'sDad

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    No, not you buddy, not even Kelnet. I know Kelnet is really appointed by the powers that be to correct! That's okay, everyone knows he is the Sheriff of the BD when it comes to grammar, and spelling. It's the would be imitators that I would find annoying if I cared at all which I don't! :lol::lol:
     
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    See my post concerning you Kelnet. We all know you are the Sheriff, it's those who would emulate you that I sort of find fault with, if I cared, which I don't. :)
     
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    Oh, and Kelnet, only you can cut the offenders off at the knees so that they can't even hobble away. AND, that's OKAY! :D:D
     
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    Squier: Guitar manufactured by Fender.

    Squire: A knight's apprentice.

    Kenny Vaughan: A guy who can make really good use of a Fender or about any other kind of guitar. (Just threw that in there for posterities sake)
     
  13. kelnet

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    Seriously, though, I haven't randomly corrected anyone's typing in years. I usually just chime in when there's a question about that stuff. Or when someone deserves it.:D
     
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    Sounds like somebody needs a hug.
     
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    I dispatch to my techs while customer is on the phone by text..we have invented our own language...minimal letters as possible cause when you do this every few minutes..proper grammar has no function or place to getting paid..EXCEPT..where are you address & and how much...i can get a tech dispatched in under 25 seconds..call AAA and see what happens...i be at your car before ya off the phone with them..but they have proper lead sheets and grammar..we just have fastest service at best price..and we fix all the stuff they hack up..
     
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    I don't get the correcting of people either. It seems that the main objective of these folks is to point out that "I'm smarter than you so I am going to correct you" while in reality if they are that intelligent they should realize what is implied even if it is misspelled or used in improper grammar. Im sure there are some violations in my statement so bring on the corrections!
     
  17. SPUDCASTER

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    Shouldn't there have been a comma in your last sentence between "else and we're"?

    Correct me if I'm wrong.:p:D
     
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    I’ve been perfect so long I barely notice imperfections in otters.
     
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    Who tried to correct you?!! Everyone knows ONLY Sister Mary Elephant can correct grammer!

    [​IMG]
     
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    You need an apostrophe in there
     
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