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Author: Dwalin Three stars, 500 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 13999  
Subject: Poll: Errors Date: 11/3/2001 10:30 PM
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Spelling; with homonyms
Spelling; with words that look fairly similar
Grammar; with apostrophe errors
Grammar/Spelling; other
Other

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Author: Dwalin Three stars, 500 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7 of 13999
Subject: Re: Poll: Errors Date: 11/3/2001 10:35 PM
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By homonyms, I meant using words that don't fit at all, like saying "I took a picure with my camcorder," or something like that.

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Author: Windowseat Big funky green star, 20000 posts Top Favorite Fools Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 8 of 13999
Subject: Re: Poll: Errors Date: 11/3/2001 10:46 PM
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The mistake that most annoys me is the misuse of 'only.'

Only is singular. You may not write, "One of the only few . . ."

You may write, "One of the few . . ."

or

you may write, "The only . . ."


This seems to be the mistake that causes me to start talking to myself.

Nancy


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Author: phantomdiver Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 9 of 13999
Subject: Re: Poll: Errors Date: 11/3/2001 11:02 PM
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Which kind of error in speech or writing (excluding factual errors) do you find most annoying?

I have to pick just one????

phantomdiver
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Author: Dwalin Three stars, 500 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 10 of 13999
Subject: Re: Poll: Errors Date: 11/4/2001 9:41 AM
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I have to pick just one???? phantomdiver

You could pick the error that you see most often.

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