Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went? - Page 2 - Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Debate League, Wrestling Videos, Women of Wrestling Forums
Reply

Old 05-09-2005, 02:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
LK
PPV Main-Eventer
 
LK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Holland
Posts: 11,885
LK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth readingLK has posts worth reading
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

Pff, it annoys me to. All those people from English countries ****ing up, yeah. I also hate it when those people do this:

restraunt (sp?), Phisicaly(sp?), etc.

Even I know how to spell those 'hard' words.
__________________
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
WE ARE FLOATING IN SPACE


My Last.FM!!

cecil's got his new piece
he cocks and shoots between three and four
he aims it at the Sailor
shoots him down dead on the floor
"oh, you shouldn't do that
don't you know you'll stain the carpet"
LK is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-09-2005, 04:02 PM   #12 (permalink)
Joey Styles' Punching Bag
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Central London
Posts: 4,641
The_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missed
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

I suppose one can see that spelling is virtually non-existant, however even I admit myself that when I first joined the Forums, even I probably used the odd 'u' and 'fink' but I've come to realise that spelling and grammar do matter.

Thankfully, a vast majority of the more 'experianced' to these Forums know how to construct a simple sentance.
The_Showstopper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 04:02 PM   #13 (permalink)
A Bad ECW Gimmick
 
D-Man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 5,935
D-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESSD-Man was rejected by a GOD/GODDESS
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

Just remember that for every person around here that can't spell, there's probably a million others out there that can. Let that comfort you.
__________________
LOWER MY REP YOU SONS OF BITCHES
http://www.last.fm/user/DarylSpong/
D-Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 04:25 PM   #14 (permalink)
Don't rewrite the books, just rewrite the titles

 
Flash's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: The English Riviera
Posts: 15,672
Flash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inducteeFlash is a HOF inductee
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Showstopper
I suppose one can see that spelling is virtually non-existant...
existent*

Sorry, I coudn't resist given the context of the thread and your sentence.
__________________
Flash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 04:34 PM   #15 (permalink)
Joey Styles' Punching Bag
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Central London
Posts: 4,641
The_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missedThe_Showstopper probably won't be missed
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

Damn.

I just knew it would happen. These things always happen to me
The_Showstopper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 06:36 PM   #16 (permalink)
The Old Man
 
Emperor Swindlertine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: In a house, isn't everybody?
Posts: 2,046
Emperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselvesEmperor Swindlertine has made a name for themselves
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flash
existent*

Sorry, I coudn't resist given the context of the thread and your sentence.



Sorry Showstopper, but this was just too funny.
__________________
Emperor Swindlertine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 06:41 PM   #17 (permalink)
▓▓▓▓▓▓ ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓`
 
TeamX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 3,733
TeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missedTeamX probably won't be missed
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

Okay, those who can't spell on a computer are retarded. The keyboard is the most simple "contraption" on the computer. If you can't memorize 26 letters, you sir, do not deserve a keyboard.
I think that there should be a virus on this forums that infects only the keyboard, disabling it for a period of time. This would detect every time somebody replaces the word 'u' with 'you', 'wat' with 'what' etc.
__________________

TeamX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 06:49 PM   #18 (permalink)
TRUE MAIN EVENTER
 
One Night Stand's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,444
One Night Stand should be embarassed if they have more than 50 postsOne Night Stand should be embarassed if they have more than 50 postsOne Night Stand should be embarassed if they have more than 50 postsOne Night Stand should be embarassed if they have more than 50 posts
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

ROTFLMFAO!!!!!
Actually this has been a hot topic of mine for a while.
I think its more of a problem when some kid id trying to type on a pc who hasn't really learned yet why the keyboard is set up the way it is. But other than that I can give you several reasons why you need to ask your question.
Today we are living in a society of instant gratification, requiring little or no effort on anyones part to actually research information. Laziness. No problem solving skills.
Why try to figure something out when all you have to do is type a word into a computer and thousands of answers pop up.
When I went to school, we were penalized for having a calculator in class, now its mandatory. ( now you gotta realize that handheld calculators were new to the market back then, and they weren't credit card size either.)
We actually had to look up answers for history, geography, social studies and everything else in an encyclopedia, which in most cases were already outdated.
Now with the "no student left behind" rules, its even worse. Because there is no longer that one on one, or slower learning process.

I made sure that my son ( who is now 12 ) learned very early how to solve problems without the computer, and he's now ahead of his class in every area. He rarely uses the computer to find anything out, only for additional information.

Instant gratification, super speedy information highway, and general all around laziness, plain and simple.

Now, I have to go back and re read what I just typed so I have no spelling errors.

Oh and by the way, you made a slight error it's , L E A R N E D, not learnt.
One Night Stand is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 07:15 PM   #19 (permalink)
THEY TRIED TO STICK A DEAD BODY INSIDE OF ME!!!
 
I AM SlaM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: The United States of SlaM-erica (Home of the Sputnik)
Posts: 7,477
I AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselvesI AM SlaM has made a name for themselves
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

R-o-c-k In the U.S.A.! (I dunno!)

Seriously...I dunno why people are so uppity over a few missed keys. Or a few extra ones. Some people that post here are 12....some three times that. (And in Swindy's case...even older) People are going to fudge it up every now and again.

For those who make it a constant effort to do so...well. If they can't invest the brainwaves to post conceivably, why should we invest the brainwaves to care? (Or the energy to write about it?)

I always found it mediocre to rant about it...because, here we sit...still facing the problem. (Except now, as opposed to then, there's actions being taken to thwart it. So maybe the bitching's worked? Who's to say? All I know is hopefuly, it'll soon be a thing of the past.)
__________________
^^ I AGREE WITH THAT GUY! ^^

If I were a black man...I'd call my penis the Oreo Fun Stick.



I AM SlaM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2005, 07:53 PM   #20 (permalink)
Jobber
 
YouSuck's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Gold Coast, Australia
Posts: 196
YouSuck is in rep purgatory
Default Re: Have grammar, punctuation, and spelling been cut from schools since I went?

Quote:
For those who make it a constant effort to do so...well. If they can't invest the brainwaves to post conceivably, why should we invest the brainwaves to care? (Or the energy to write about it?)

I always found it mediocre to rant about it...because, here we sit...still facing the problem.
Well, when I saw someone put the apostrophe in "want", my blood started to boil. This created a lot of extra energy and frustration, which I depleted by writing this post

I don't believe that rants ever solve anything really; they are just a way for people to let out their frustrations, worries, feelings, whatever. It cleanses the mind and allows people to get stuff off their chest so they can continue on with more important things. While it doesn't solve the problem, it often stops the person from worrying or stressing over the problem as much.

That's just what I think anyway.
YouSuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios