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(OP)
I cannot believe the number of posts that use the wrong verb tense... such as "I seen that" It is " I saw that"!!!

Drives me nuts....

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And thats' how you talk good...

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This thread is starting to sound like a Jeff Foxworthy monologue winky smile

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I grew up speaking "Arkansas". Graduated to "sailor". So I guess English is my third language. All of the above sounded very familiar to me.

David Simpson, PE
MuleShoe Engineering

"Belief" is the acceptance of an hypotheses in the absence of data.
"Prejudice" is having an opinion not supported by the preponderance of the data.
"Knowledge" is only found through the accumulation and analysis of data.

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What else I seen a lot is peoples usin break and brake wrongly to. It amasin to me that these peoples get engeneerin degrees at some kinda school somewheres.

I just seen a post in t'other form that said, "We need to figure out a way to break our 500HP wood chipper so that it can stop before we take our lunch break and let the millrights change the blades without losing production."

Obviously I had to do some serious rework around my iPad spell check autocorrect to get that out. I realize the poster with the wood chipper was not likely an Engineer, but I have seen similar posts from people I think may indeed be Engineers. I find it hard to believe they get through college level courses with atrocious spelling skills. Even my MATH teachers would knock off points for bad spelling when I was in school.

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Your Funny !

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That was my point.
Yes, I know it was uppose to be "You're funny".

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Well, when I am writing from work, annoying one-liners is all that I have time for.
I simply write as fast as I can, usually without much thought, off the top of my head, and rarely proof-read.
I really don't understand how so many people can dedicate so much of their time to posting in blogs, in this one, and others across the world-wide-web.

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I get most of my work from people who like my posts here. I generally take all kinds of extra care to make them as good as I can.

David Simpson, PE
MuleShoe Engineering

"Belief" is the acceptance of an hypotheses in the absence of data.
"Prejudice" is having an opinion not supported by the preponderance of the data.
"Knowledge" is only found through the accumulation and analysis of data.

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"If English is your primary anguage, it's pathetic, in my opinion."

Is an anguage something that gives a person angst?

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(OP)
Here is another one... "I Assed that" Instead of "I aksed that"

What gives???

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In case you haven't ever seen this gem afro2:

I have a spelling checker
It came with my pea sea.
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss steaks aye can knot see.

Eye ran this poem threw it.
Your sure real glad two no.
Its very polished in its weigh,
My checker tolled me sew.

A checker is a blessing.
It freeze yew lodes of thyme.
It helps me right awl stiles two reed,
And aides me when aye rime.

Each frays come posed up on my screen
Eye trussed too bee a joule.
The checker pours o'er every word
To cheque sum spelling rule.

Bee fore a veiling checkers
Hour spelling mite decline
And if we're laks oar have a laps
We wood bee maid too wine.

Butt now bee cause my spelling
Is checked with such grate flare
There are know faults with in my cite
Of nun eye am a wear.

Now spelling does not phase me,
It does knot bring a tier.
My pay purrs awl due glad den
With wrapped words fare as hear.

To rite with care is quite a feet
Of witch won should be proud
And wee mussed dew the best wee can
Sew flaws are knot aloud.

Sow ewe can sea why aye dew prays
Such soft wear four pea seas
And why eye brake in two averse
Buy righting want too please.

Best to you,

Goober Dave

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"I aksed that" or "I asked that" ?

... and yes, I know both spellings and pronunciations are officially accepted.

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Just received an email from a coworker: "please help me answer there question." In all fairness, the question was listed directly below, maybe he meant to insert an arrow pointing to it. Or maybe it was supposed to say "that there question" which could pass for a half decent joke at least.

With all the garbage that passes for "professional" written communication these days, I can't understand how anyone is expected to become proficient in English as a second language.

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Well, it passed the spell checker.

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The Help for this program was created in Windows Help format, which depends on a feature that isn't included in this version of Windows.

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The one thing that I am noticing quite a bit now especially on forums is that smartphones, tablets etc will often insert what the device thinks you want for a word, and if you aren't careful, and type quickly and then post, what gets posted is not what you wrote or intended to write.

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The title recent post in the aircraft section is, 'How does friction effect velocity'
My favorite is "better then".

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I make repeated typos, I have some stubby fingers (an official inherited condition called "brachydactyly"), so I have had to train my spell checkers to recognize and autocorrect my common errors. But unfortunately, Apple has seen fit to NOT ALLOW you to train the spell check in IOS based products, so a lot more gets by because some of he errors are legitimate words. Drives me a little (more) nuts. That also interferes with technical issues as well. In my field, we have to use the term "contactor" a lot, but Apple iPhones refuses to accept that and constantly autocorrects it to contractor. Then because we deal a lot with electrical contractors who have to use contactors, it can get very confusing to read some messages. Interestingly though, in typing this post on my iPad it seems to allow contactor unless I tap on the word itself, so I guess the autocorrect only applies to the iPhone OS.

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"Apple, it just works"

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(OP)
Microsoft BEWARE!!!

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Apple or Microsoft, there wil always be "chair to keyboard interface" errors.

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My favorite is still, "This one is yours, and that one is mines"

"Gorgeous hair is the best revenge." Ivana Trump

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When I was growing up in the Far East, their equivalent was That is yours one, this is mys one.

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Quote:

there wil always be "chair to keyboard interface" errors.

If you make a system idiot-proof. They will find a better idiot.

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8GB RAM
Nvidia Quadro 2000

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This'n is mine, that's your'n.

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1gibson
'Apple or Microsoft, there wil always be "chair to keyboard interface" errors. '

I have also heard these errors referred to as PEBKAC problems or ID-10-T issues.

PEBKAC: Problem exists between keyboard and chair
ID-10-T: ...IDIOT

One of our lab technicians has even been dubbed the ID-10-T specialist...


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