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zmjjmz
November 1st, 2008, 11:47 PM
Being the spelling/grammar Nazi that I am, I've noticed that Ubuntu versions tend to get misspelled.
From Feisty when I started, I've seen Festiy, Fiesty, Feitsy, and such.
Gusty was a common replacement for Gutsy, mainly because no spellcheck would have caught it.
Hardy was hardly misspelled unintentionally, but early on there were a lot of Hardy Hardon jokes.
I might have seen Hadry once though.

And now Intrepid is being constantly misspelled as Interpid.

-grubby
November 1st, 2008, 11:50 PM
Gutsy was a common replacement for Gusty, mainly because no spellcheck


* Gusty was a common replacement for Gutsy

FuturePilot
November 1st, 2008, 11:52 PM
Yeah, I've noticed that too. Going back even further I've seen
Drapper and Egdy.

I don't know what it is, but it's kind of funny.

zmjjmz
November 2nd, 2008, 12:01 AM
* gusty was a common replacement for gutsy

See what I mean?
QED.

sisco311
November 2nd, 2008, 12:17 AM
English is not a phonetic language

schauerlich
November 2nd, 2008, 12:36 AM
No spellcheck would of caught it?

elmer_42
November 2nd, 2008, 12:56 AM
No spellcheck would of caught it?
I see what you did there.

zmjjmz
November 2nd, 2008, 01:28 AM
No spellcheck would of caught it?

Spellcheck is a word.
Now it is.

oldos2er
November 2nd, 2008, 01:29 AM
"no spellcheck would of caught it" "I might of seen Hadry"

Surely a grammar nazi knows the difference between "have" and "of".

zmjjmz
November 2nd, 2008, 01:31 AM
"no spellcheck would of caught it" "I might of seen Hadry"

Surely a grammar nazi knows the difference between "have" and "of".

This grammar Nazi is tired.

Eisenwinter
November 2nd, 2008, 01:34 AM
This grammar Nazi is tired.
More like, faced and owned by the non grammar nazis. :lolflag:

Old Marcus
November 2nd, 2008, 01:59 AM
I know someone who normally has awful spelling, and completely knocked a grammar nazi flat on his face. It was awesome. :)

zmjjmz
November 2nd, 2008, 02:00 AM
More like, faced and owned by the non grammar nazis. :lolflag:

No, just tired.
I was at a robotics tournament all day. Oh, and lolflags annoy me.

schauerlich
November 2nd, 2008, 08:15 AM
No, just tired.
I was at a robotics tournament all day. Oh, and lolflags annoy me.

What's not to like about them? They're so cuuuute!!!! :lolflag: :lolflag: :lolflag: :lolflag: :lolflag: :lolflag:

oldos2er
November 2nd, 2008, 05:55 PM
"No, just tired."

If I can change direction here for a moment, the one mistake I'm most tired of seeing is unnecessary use of apostrophes (or should I say "apostrophe's") in forming plurals, or in creating nonsensical words e.g. "get's." And I don't believe these mistakes are coming from non-native English speakers.