Jett (jatg) wrote,
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"You're" "Your": Time for a poll

Help me out here folks...I'm wondering if i'm just too picky.


Poll #665987 "You're" or "Your

Does seeing "you're" and "your" used interchangeably bother you?

Drives me crazy!
29(58.0%)
I notice and I'm mildly annoyed.
18(36.0%)
I notice but I don't care. Plenty of people do it wrong.
3(6.0%)
Um...what's the difference?
0(0.0%)
I make that mistake all the time. Hopefully people aren't too picky.
0(0.0%)

What about "alot" vs "a lot"

Okay, that one makes me climb the walls
23(46.0%)
I notice and I'm slightly annoyed.
18(36.0%)
I notice and I don't care.
4(8.0%)
There's a difference?
0(0.0%)
Guilty. I do that alot! or a lot. Plenty.
5(10.0%)

"Its" vs "It's"

AAAAUUGGHHH!!!!
22(44.9%)
I notice but I'm only slightly annoyed.
20(40.8%)
I notice and I don't care
4(8.2%)
Ummm...and the difference is?
0(0.0%)
It's/Its hard to remember which is correct !
3(6.1%)

What about spelling and grammar in general.

I notice EVERYTHING and anything wrong makes me nuts.
25(50.0%)
I notice but I'm not too bothered by it.
24(48.0%)
I notice and I don't care.
1(2.0%)
Heck, I can barely spell myself.
0(0.0%)
I notice and it makes me feel superior because *I* would never make mistakes like that.
0(0.0%)

In terms of dating, are spelling gaffes a dealbreaker?

Absolutely.
6(12.0%)
No, but I'll be annoyed by them.
25(50.0%)
No, I'm sure I do annoying things too.
13(26.0%)
No, plenty of brilliant people can't spell. Like hey, your DAD.
6(12.0%)
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