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It's always the little things that hold me back.
Things like not being able to find the blue-tack;
rushing to get to the door, and not being able to find a shoe;
getting so caught up in my emotions that I can no longer see the wood from the trees.
I can't do everything, that's true, but it's no excuse to stop trying.


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Am I just a grammar nazi

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Or should this freshers' pack have been checked over? Seriously, so much for 'educated'(whoever wrote this).

One of my pet peeeeeeeeeeeves.
12th Aug 2011, 18:06   | tags:,,,,,,,

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Viv says:

It's very sad!

14th Aug 2011, 02:03

swamprose says:

ahh. the joys of spellcheck. I am thinking of abandoning any pretense to grammar. It ages me.

14th Aug 2011, 04:33

taniwha says:

I used to get 'lose' and 'loose' muddled too. I see the petition for rioters to have their benefits stopped spells 'lose' as 'loose'.

19th Aug 2011, 07:28

crickson says:

Taniwha> Yes, that made me laugh. If it gets enough signatures to be debated I wonder if they'll stick with the *exact* wording?

19th Aug 2011, 08:38

taniwha says:

I really hope so. I hope it changes the meaning of the petition too - perhaps rioters will let loose their benefits but if it really loves them it will come back.

19th Aug 2011, 08:42

maddyisanowl says:

What do you mean?
Xx

21st Aug 2011, 19:52

taniwha says:

After the riots a few weeks back someone set up a petition which would further punish those convicted - over 200K people wanted them to 'loose' their benefits. You can see it here: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/7337%29

23rd Aug 2011, 07:06

maddyisanowl says:

It's disgraceful that no-one checks these things.
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23rd Aug 2011, 18:09