How many ways have you seen DEFINITELY spelled here?

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  1. JohnRice

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    OK class, all together.
    D-E-F-I-N-I-T-E-L-Y
    Why is it virtually no one seems to be able to spell this word correctly? [​IMG]
     
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    You're welcome for the setup, Steve.

    I trust the check is in the mail.
     
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    People here always misspell judgment.
     
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    That's so true, Bill! It's Terminator 2: Judgment Day, not Terminator 2: Judgement Day! [​IMG]
     
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    really!? I have been mispelling Judgement forever then.
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    I always remember to spell judgment correctly because when I was a kid, I lost a spelling bee because of that simple word and it has haunted me ever since.
     
  8. Scott Weinberg

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    OK, first to seven moves on!
    Their
    vs.
    There
    vs.
    They're
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  9. JohnRice

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    And the one that honestly bothers me the most.

    Using an apostrophe on plurals.

    DVD's

    VCR's

    etc.
     
  10. RobR

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    That's definetely true! [​IMG]
    Quiz: most/more importantly and different than are non-standard English. What are the correct terms?
     
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    As far as I know, "importantly' should not be used with "more" or "most." It is just "most important" or "more important."

    It is "different from."

    Am I right? Am I right?

    BTW, did you INTENTIONALLY spell definitely wrong?
     
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    JohnRice got them right! Most/more importantly is probably the most common non-standard English mistake that educated people make.
     
  13. Brian Kissinger

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    Seeing as how I misspell every other word, I have most likely spelled defintely six different ways today alone.
     
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    Jack,
    could that possibly be, "mis" as in "incorrect" and "spell" as in "spell" creating "misspell?" [​IMG]
    I'm starting to fear posting in my own thread. I have a dictionary sitting here so I can check myself.
    BTW, that was a VERY EXCELLENT point there, Jack. [​IMG]
     
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    uh... :b
    I meant to do that [​IMG]
     
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    "Judgment" can legally be "judgment" OR "judgement" ..... according to Merriam-Webster's.
    Preferred spelling is without the second "e", but judgement is accepted. How 'bout them apples?? [​IMG]
    Sort of like "employee". Can also be "employe" (but that just doesn't look right, huh?).
    How about the word "gray". "Grey" is also allowed. Which do you use?
     
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    Momento! [​IMG]
     
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    I can never rememeber how to spell definitely, so I always say Certainly. [​IMG]
     

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