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Originally posted by NGC2736
Originally posted by blahdiblah
We're not crying, this is a joyous celebration of the riotous confusion of a polyglot assembly of tongues. A symphony macabre to some, and a gala fandango to others.
And with that I will waltz along with amusement at watching both sides.
Ah - the blessed rule of the lowest common denominator... : )
The sweet dream of those who'd like to see others be dragged down to their pitiful level of, ehm, culture.
In fact, they'll end up dancing the fandango on their days off as illiterate serfs.
Language is not all about spelling; but spelling is all about language - about one's attitude to language. And THAT is what matters.
(More on that in some other post. Or not.)
And by the way... you may think you're not on either side.
In reality, fence sitters are the ones who end up being stomped into mud by either "side" - or by both.
[edit on 30-11-2007 by Vanitas]
No. Spelling and grammar do not somehow sympathetically alter the the physical world.
It would however cause the reader to question the intelligence, rationality, veracity, and perhaps sobriety, of the poster and thereby call into question the value of the content.
Fuzzy use of words = fuzzy thinking.
Originally posted by RiotComing
3) Isreal rather than Israel.....
Originally posted by mojo4sale
Slightly off topic... i find it funny. A poster who claims to be divine, son of...., an angel, an alien..... whatever, there are plenty of these threads around, common denominator, they are all terrible spellers.
I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdaneig. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid. Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? Yaeh and I alwyas thought slpeling was ipmorantt.