actuality.log


Monday, August the 9th, 2004

the language edition.

1. People who misspell “definitely”.
“I must defnately be stupid.”
2. People who mispronounce “congratulations”.
“CONEgratulations on your promotion. I am from the north see, this is how I say things.”
3. People who genuinely don’t realize the differences between, it’s and its or <insert-word-here>s and <insert-same-word-here>’s.
“Todays special’s.” Arggh!
4. People who use comparative forms without giving A BASIS TO COMPARE WITH.
“It’s a good thing Tums works faster.”
4a. People who do give something to compare with but don’t know the difference between “than” and “then”.
“It’s a good thing Tums works faster then Brand-X.”
5. People who in general sound like so.
“We ain’t no major airline, however we here at jetairways are happy to be provide you the oranjuice excetera in a glass supposably ducktaped to your hanrest for safety during the turbulence.”

Arggh.

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3 Responses to “Things that annoy me to no end…”

  1. anita says:

    read “Eats, Shoots and Leaves” – i think you might enjoy it.

  2. wahgnube says:

    Thanks, I think I might too. I’d earlier been going through things I would really want to read before starting on my thesis (eventually) and this book kept coming up.

    “Zero tolerance”, I love the sound of that :).

  3. moi says:

    count me in ur list too:)


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