reply to post by Diplomat
I don't see it as any concerted 'conspiracy'.
You hit the nail, there, in your headline. "...a sign of the times."
Nonw of is perfect, of course. See?
But, this is the reality of PDAs, Twitter, e-mail, Facebook, and that dreaded scourge (but sometimes useful, friendly place) "YouTube".
To name just a few....or maim just a pew.
So, they're, they're, relacks. Gonna get worse, afore it gits any beter...
(AND, of course, allowances for non-native English speakers and writers, as always. Spellcheck can't catch every mistake, even for the
However, I do agree with ONE aspect of this irritation: Thread titles. At the very least, perhaps people will take some time to accurately spell and
format, and check for grammar. Writing off the cuff, in a post can lead to minor errors, but a thread headline stays for a LONG time, and is a banner
to the rest of the online world, so to speak....
[edit on 25 March 2010 by weedwhacker]