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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1075 on: 03 September, 2021, 05:09:42 pm »
While I'm here: I saw a sign for CO-VID testing the other day... (is that spelling or punctuation?)

bhoot

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1076 on: 03 September, 2021, 09:39:33 pm »
Not really cringe, but smile....
From the event notes for an audax I have entered.... "take a lateral flow test at home the evening before to ensure you are not asymptotic"
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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1077 on: 03 September, 2021, 11:33:07 pm »
While I'm here: I saw a sign for CO-VID testing the other day... (is that spelling or punctuation?)

Or an incorrectly formed Roman numeral?
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Kim

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1078 on: 09 October, 2021, 11:36:45 am »

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1079 on: 09 October, 2021, 11:58:55 am »
Is “cigaretter” a posh word for “smoker”?
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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1080 on: 09 October, 2021, 02:07:13 pm »
And do you trust that manufacturer's compliance with the regulations?
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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1081 on: 11 November, 2021, 07:38:32 pm »
My son's watching a video prospectus from Cardiff Met university. They're boasting that they've given scholarships to students from "Ukrane".
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ian

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1082 on: 12 November, 2021, 09:49:35 am »
I think you will find that the Russians had a purge of unnecessary vowels in 1937.
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Wowbagger

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1083 on: 12 November, 2021, 09:58:45 am »
As the Iron Lady might have said to the Man of Steel, "Ukraine if you want to...".

PS - is there a Welsh spelling of Ukraine? I would have expected something like Oocraen.

PPS - Wcrain. Of course.
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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1084 on: 20 November, 2021, 07:31:25 pm »
Shit spelling from Twitter…


Giraffe

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Re: Spelling that makes you cringe
« Reply #1085 on: 21 November, 2021, 08:04:53 am »
Well, for a 26" frame - or 24" with a saddlebag high up - Sheffield racks are, er, useless.
2x4: thick plank; 4x4: 2 of 'em.