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Old 06-16-2009, 04:23 AM View Post #11 (Link)
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Hahahahaha! I've been walking around in an angry haze for quite some time not know effect vs affect.
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and the rest of these are so helpful! Thank youuu Andy!!~
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:30 PM View Post #12 (Link)
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Ah this is great, it does irritate me how they're words in the English language that are the exact same spelling, but had different meanings.
For example, wind as in (the wind was extremely violent today, it blew over my garden fence), and the other wind, (i have to put so much effort to wind down the window in my car).

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Old 06-17-2009, 02:31 AM View Post #13 (Link)
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Site and Cite.

Go figure!
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Old 06-18-2009, 09:01 PM View Post #14 (Link)
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Another one is whether and weather.
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:21 PM View Post #15 (Link)
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Originally Posted by graysey View Post
Site and Cite.

Go figure!
And sight.
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Old 08-13-2009, 03:09 PM View Post #16 (Link)
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I'm not sure about these, but I guess some mistaken them:

Meat and meet.

Meat is a noun. For example, a steak is meat.

Meet is a verb, as in; to meet new people.
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Old 08-14-2009, 01:54 PM View Post #17 (Link)
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the one that annoys me the most

Nauseous vs. Nauseated

Nauseous means to cause nausea or sickening, not experience.

If you are experiencing nausea then you are nauseated.

I don't even know when people started confusing the two.



EDIT: Oh and Board vs. Bored

Board being an object, or in some cases a collection of people picked to judge something.

Bored being the state of mind.
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Old 08-22-2009, 01:14 AM View Post #18 (Link)
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Originally Posted by Andy View Post

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REALLY...VACILLATE! DO YOU KNOW HOW HARD THAT IS TO SPELL???/
PLEASE ADD IT
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Old 09-04-2009, 07:41 PM View Post #19 (Link)
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I'm thinking about updating this list in the near future. Adding some of the suggested additions, and using less verbose language in the existing ones.

EDIT: Everything up to continuous/continual has been revised so far.
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All existing entries have been updated with shorter language and in some cases, more information.
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