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Hey Ben... I bet you'd want to scream now

Postby Zucca » Thu Dec 02, 2010 6:45 pm

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Your allowed to laugh. I did.
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Postby BenoitRen » Thu Dec 02, 2010 6:48 pm

He'd be right at home in Idiocracy.
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Postby Black Sword » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:19 pm

We need some bleach in the gene pool.
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Postby augmentedfourth » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:52 pm

...There are no words. (Or should it be 'their are no words'? 'They're ain't no wordz'?)

No, wait, I lied, I have words. I will sum them up by saying if I had been that young man's English teacher, I wouldn't know whether to shoot him or myself.
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Postby Tanith » Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:28 am

augmentedfourth wrote:...There are no words. (Or should it be 'their are no words'? 'They're ain't no wordz'?)

I think in Stupid Textese that would be:

ther r no wrdz lol

I also like "lol spelling hasn bin impotant since hi skool."

Indeed.
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Postby Wing-0 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:57 am

Wanna know what busts my balls?

That when I type, I usually try to make my sentences as correct as possible, since I'm not a native English speaker... And then there are those who are and don't give two craps about their own language.
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Postby Tanith » Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:03 am

Your command of the English language is noted and appreciated, Wing-0.
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Postby BenoitRen » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:22 am

It's well-known that non-native speakers are usually better at English. ;)

I know it's the same case with the French language. There are probably others.
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Postby Black Sword » Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:57 pm

I deliberately speak in the most sophisticated way possible specifically to exclude sterling examples of humanity like the one in the picture.

Yes, I'm a snob who texts in complete sentences.
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Postby carlsojos » Fri Dec 03, 2010 6:24 pm

Indeed, elaborating one's own thoughts using a plethora of technical terms is one way to become distinguished from those who do not bother with linguistics.

Makes me think back to college, when I would occasionally help other people by proofreading their papers. I actually wondered whether some of them bribed their high school teachers, given the shoddy grammar; I'm pretty laid back in that regard, too.
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Postby Neo48 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:53 pm

That picture is terrible.

As far as typing on the internet goes, English has gotten sloppy probably because the human race demands faster productivity. The shorter sentence will be read faster even if it portrays the same content.

I think it has gotten to the point where we can deliberately make fun of it ourselves by making the English terribly incoherent, yet still hold meaning.

So, instead of saying "I hope you found this comment informative," I'll just say:

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Postby IndispensablePeaGuy » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:14 pm

If you want idiocy then look no further than the youtube trolls calling you stupid whilst writing like said idiots.

Writing intelligently is the no 1 way of appearing intelligent.
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Postby Wing-0 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:56 am

Agreed...
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Postby Zucca » Sat Dec 04, 2010 9:27 am

True... true.
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