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ghostspirit Sat 10-Jan-15 19:41:33

aibu in thinking as soon as spelling/grammar is picked on the debate argument has been lost?

TeenAndTween Sat 10-Jan-15 19:43:29

YABU because your sentence didn't start with a capital letter. grin


DandyHighwayman Sat 10-Jan-15 19:43:50

Not necessarily

The Grammer Police thread was hilaire

BuzzardBird Sat 10-Jan-15 19:44:40

Grammer ? grin

ghostspirit Sat 10-Jan-15 19:47:08

yes probably grammer grin

Dawndonnaagain Sat 10-Jan-15 19:48:13

I do not say anything if a person is in distress in any way, eg. looking for advice to leave an abusive situation.
Other than that, depends on the topic, although I do give up trying to decipher some threads!

Koalafications Sat 10-Jan-15 19:51:16

I hate it when posters correct grammar or spelling.

It's an immediate 'twat' indicator for me.

iklboo Sat 10-Jan-15 19:55:48

Grammer police? Is that them those wot arrest Frasier? wink

(I knows youse all been ironical).

ghostspirit Sat 10-Jan-15 19:56:00

sometimes i think its a little bit funny. even though its me doing the spelling and grammar wrong. lucky if i put any at all :P

QueenOfBrian Sat 10-Jan-15 20:02:47

Mine isn't that great. but it is absolutely appalling if I'm making tea /dealing with DCs etc plus keyboard on my phone disappearing mid sentence. So I really can't judge anybody else blush

usualsuspect333 Sat 10-Jan-15 20:05:02

If the OP is clearly a troll then it's game on.

Otherwise it's a bit cunty.

Koalafications Sat 10-Jan-15 20:06:54

Sorry, yes. If they are being goady then it's absolutely fine.

ghostspirit Sat 10-Jan-15 20:10:50

makes sense grin

but then because i cant spell use grammer that then means i cant join in... or can i they may think im taking the piss or am i

ItsAllKickingOffPru Sat 10-Jan-15 20:20:35

I'm sorry, I can't read your OP. Could someone put it into readable paragraphs for me?

Perfectlypurple Sat 10-Jan-15 20:25:08

I have only once mentioned spelling and grammar on here, and that was when someone did an aibu about other peoples spelling. I think it was along the lines of 'aibu to think they should of checked their spelling'. I wasn't the only one that brought up it should be have instead of of.

Dawndonnaagain Sat 10-Jan-15 20:27:36

Ahh, I'm a twat then. I really don't mind, I only do it to someone I think it being twatty, usually on a benefits thread. But of course, that's my opinion.

ghostspirit Sat 10-Jan-15 20:28:05

haha have to be very careful with them sorts of threads. i think they are funny smile

LoisWilkerson15 Sat 10-Jan-15 20:36:05

Yanbu. I hate it when some poor op gets flamed for poor spelling or grammar. Its nasty.

Perfectlypurple Sat 10-Jan-15 20:39:13

My spelling and grammar is excellent in real life, on here not so much. If I have made a typo I can't be arsed sometimes to go back and change it. If it is still legible I let it go.

frantically checking post for typos

Patrickstarxx Sat 10-Jan-15 20:40:50

Anyone who comments on spelling and grammar is a Thundercunt.

ghostspirit Sat 10-Jan-15 20:43:12

i dont even check. i would be there all day

IgnoreMeEveryOtherReindeerDoes Sat 10-Jan-15 20:47:49

Yes I just think poster is a twat when they just come on thread to correct spellings.

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