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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 13916  
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 13916
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 Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 8 of 13916
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 13916
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 13916
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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