Mighty Red Pen

December 30, 2009

Their is definately a wierd affect

Filed under: Perilous punctuation,Spellbound,Word wars — mighty red pen @ 7:00 pm
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Have trouble telling the difference between lose and loose? Find yourself using they’re when you mean their or even there? Are you like MRP and often mistakenly using it’s when you mean its? Then you need the Oatmeal’s 10 Words You Need to Stop Misspelling.

And MRP adds: now.

Hat tip to Moley.

3 Comments »

  1. Prescriptivism gets an unsubscribe. Have a nice life, clownshoe.

    Comment by Shane Harris — January 1, 2010 @ 6:16 am | Reply

  2. ahh, the red pen. a proxy for personal power. tres amusant.

    Comment by Shane Harris — January 1, 2010 @ 6:19 am | Reply

  3. Ironically, ‘misspelling’ is quite an easy word to misspell – over 100,000 results on Google for ‘mispelling’.

    Comment by JD (The Engine Room) — January 1, 2010 @ 6:15 pm | Reply


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