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    Pit Lord DiscoGhost's Avatar
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    "I cant spell" poll reply: Using "a lot" correctly.

    seeing the "i cant spell" pole in the general discussion made me want to share this story on one commonly misspelled word: A lot. people always say alot, but be aware, its a lot.

    http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.co...verything.html

    do not read this at work. you will laugh out loud and possibly pee yourself a little.
    You can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish.

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    It's "poll" bee-tee-dubs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dekki View Post
    It's "poll" bee-tee-dubs.
    it was a joke
    i spelled it right in the thread name....
    You can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish.

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    AMIGAD YES. I'm so glad you have a link to Hyperbole. I was like I SO KNOW WHAT I'M POSTING IN THAT THREAD.

    But its already here. :3

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    LOVE LOVE LOVE ALLIE! <3 You all should read all of her posts. Something to do while you wait for queues.

    i love Alots too.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoGhost View Post
    it was a joke
    i spelled it right in the thread name....
    You can't spell 'can't' tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trivial View Post
    You can't spell 'can't' tho.
    Good point lol.
    I've been writing essays for a few years now and it's only been in the last year that I learn't to spell 'a lot' correctly.
    Cool thread - it's the trivial things that make life fun!

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    Ugh... i know, i tend to write "alot" too...
    Congratulations on graduating to expert level trolling, I would stick around but I'm busy getting gay married in 13 states and performing roadside abortions while passing bills that take away people's guns while i sip superior european wine and cheese i bought with european style socialist money, arrivaderci!

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    Who bloody cares? Languages are evolving constantly, and the written word evolves alongside them. "A lot" sounds like one word when pronounced. May as well write it as one.

    I don't think I'll ever understand OCD grammar hounds who insist on trying to cling to one fragile snapshot of an evolving language as if it's sacred. Shall we still be calling people out for saying "an apron" instead of "a napron"? No? Too old? How strange. It was the height of propriety once. /pipesmoke

    Alright, so that wandered a little. OT, that article's still very cute.
    Last edited by Lovestar; 2010-12-15 at 09:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoGhost View Post
    it was a joke
    No it wasn't

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