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posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:22 PM
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F.Scott Fitzgerald
Ernest Hemingway
John Keats
Albert Einstein
Winston Churchill
Leonardo Da Vinci Here is a quote from him that should go over well on ATS.

"You should prefer a good scientist without literary skills,to a literate one without scientific skills."

Agatha Christe
John F.Kennedy
W.D. Yeats
Benjamin Franklin

Grammar police we are sure you are all smarter than these people.




posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:25 PM
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Yeah it bugs me because I have dyslexia and I get called out all the time.
Plus I tend to type how I talk sooo.

Oh here is a good vid






posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:29 PM
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I'm so talented at it that I manage to destroy the English language even with a powerful and complex computer, with spell check, trying to stop me.


Somewhere, my spellcheck is sitting at a bar, with a black eye, drunk and crying.

True story.

~Heff



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:31 PM
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Great vid.
Oop's can I get away with that sentence?



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:32 PM
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My grammar can be off when I'm using my phone 24/7. Oh how I miss my laptop.



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:34 PM
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How do you get the spell checker to work? I highlight a word and it doesn't give me any option?



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:40 PM
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my spelling is almost perfect. it's just a shame i only post when i'm drunk.

also, are you sure about da vinci? couldn't he write poetry with his feet whilst drawing helicopters?



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:45 PM
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reply to post by Rikku
 

Did a couple searches,to confirm what I thought I knew.By god they comfirmed it.



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:48 PM
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Originally posted by rockymcgilicutty
Oop's can I get away with that sentence?


1. Apostrophe out of place.
2. Comma required after the first word.
3.



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 06:50 PM
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Originally posted by alfa1

Originally posted by rockymcgilicutty
Oop's can I get away with that sentence?


1. Apostrophe out of place.
2. Comma required after the first word.
3.


Grammar Nazi?
Or didn't you watch the video?
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:lol
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posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 07:22 PM
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Originally posted by rockymcgilicutty
Grammar police we are sure you are all smarter than these people.


The best part was when they all had the internet at their fingertips and the ability to check spelling on the fly.



Yeah we should forgive people who look at a word and think "Nahh I don't think that looks right.. I could google it, check it with the spelling checker, or even grab a dictionary. But who cares... I don't care.. I'm perfectly happy to remain ignorant."

Ahhh who needs a learnin'..



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 07:23 PM
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Originally posted by Hefficide

I'm so talented at it that I manage to destroy the English language even with a powerful and complex computer, with spell check, trying to stop me.


Somewhere, my spellcheck is sitting at a bar, with a black eye, drunk and crying.

True story.

~Heff


When you stop trying to be a Wizard, young Heff, you may realise the problem was not where the spells were, but how you cast then!




posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 07:33 PM
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Originally posted by winofiend

Originally posted by rockymcgilicutty
Grammar police we are sure you are all smarter than these people.


The best part was when they all had the internet at their fingertips and the ability to check spelling on the fly.



Yeah we should forgive people who look at a word and think "Nahh I don't think that looks right.. I could google it, check it with the spelling checker, or even grab a dictionary. But who cares... I don't care.. I'm perfectly happy to remain ignorant."

Ahhh who needs a learnin'.
So you use spell check,obsessive compulsive maybe.Change your Avatar to Sheldon Cooper.






posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 07:47 PM
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Originally posted by rockymcgilicutty
W.D. Yeats
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I'm not being a grammar cop, but do you mean W.B. Yeats, the poet?

ETA Sometimes it is good to be vigilant with your spelling, so as to avoid a miscommunication as such. Now, poor Mr. W.D. Yeats will forever be known as a person with inadequate grammar skills.
edit on 7-12-2012 by Deemo Diablo because: self-apparent



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 07:51 PM
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In the final line of the OP, you should probably stick a comma after 'Grammar Police'.



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 08:19 PM
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Originally posted by boymonkey74
reply to post by Hefficide
 


How do you get the spell checker to work? I highlight a word and it doesn't give me any option?


Google toolbar has spell check, you just click it and it highlights any errors and gives you alternatives.

Hope this helps. " Dyslexics lure KO" !



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 08:32 PM
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What is your point? That bad grammar and spelling should be embraced? I can't see any other point that you could be making. Good grammar and spelling doesn't make you smarter, I don't know who said it does, but bad grammar and spelling makes you appear less educated. Grammar police are a good thing. Learn from them to make others think you graduated from secondary school.



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 08:36 PM
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Stopped using google ages ago, any other idea?



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 08:37 PM
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Originally posted by SpearMint
What is your point? That bad grammar and spelling should be embraced? I can't see any other point that you could be making. Good grammar and spelling doesn't make you smarter, I don't know who said it does, but bad grammar and spelling makes you appear less educated. Grammar police are a good thing. Learn from them to make others think you graduated from secondary school.

Your key word was appear,but it does not make you smarter.That was my point thank you



posted on Dec, 7 2012 @ 08:42 PM
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Try this ..

spellcheck

Hope it works for you.





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