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Old 02-26-05, 02:28 AM
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Question why on earth...

I am here. Racking my brains trying to figure out why someone would purposly misspell words.
I understand things like xmas because it's to shorten things... and maybe even using the 4 instead of typing 'for'.

But why the heck would you write 'fer' instead of 'for' when it's the same number of key strokes!! It's not that hard to type, and a person really doesn't save much by skipping a couple letters here and there. Why does a person feel the need to perpetuate poor grammar and wrong spelling???
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Old 02-26-05, 02:40 AM
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Maybe their grammar really is that bad. That is sad to think isn't it.
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Old 02-26-05, 07:59 AM
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Well as an Eng education major I have to say that it drives me INSANE!!!! I really try to ignore most grammatical errors, but sometimes it will eat away at me for hours I think that some people think it is cute or funny. I know that I do not always use proper grammer online, but I definately would not spell anything wrong on purpose.
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Old 02-26-05, 08:54 AM
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DH said where he is at they spell how it sounds to them. so for is fer...
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Old 02-27-05, 02:50 PM
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Spelling it how it sounds? Well I guess if you are trying to get across your accent for a specific reason it might make sense, otherwise it's just harder to read and even worse for anyone whose first language is not English.
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