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Why do people have such a hard time with your/you're?

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FreeForAll

Asked by FreeForAll at 6:17 PM on Dec. 16, 2012 in

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  • Probably for the same reason they have problems placing apostrophes properly. Or write "try and" rather than "try to."
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 6:21 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • No idea but it is scary. I homeschool my kids and make sure they know your, you're, their, they're, there, two, too, and to. We work them into our spelling and dictation daily.
    Tesserae

    Answer by Tesserae at 6:21 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • I don't know.  It's so simple.


    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 6:24 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Why do you have such a hard time letting it go? People make mistakes. Get over it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:26 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • The latest ones on here is threw and through. The clothes/close/cloths one bugs me.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:27 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • I mess up occasionally, simply because my brain works faster than my fingers when I type. But, I never do, when I'm actually writing.

    My biggest CM pet peeve: those who can't even properly spell/type "pregnant" trying to become so, or asking if they are due to not using BC.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 6:32 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Oh, and the worst is "UR" used for everything: "your, you're, you are".
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 6:33 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • I have to admit. I am kinda with the anon. I make mistakes. I don't usually proofread my comments here as I am not submitting it for a professional reason. I DO know the difference between your and you're, but as this place isn't my job, I am not going to spend all my time proofreading things.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 6:35 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • I'm sure that some people did not have the best education, they could have struggled with grammar or spelling even. Shit I couldn't tell you where a comma belongs in a sentence. I had no help at home and I had no one to push me to do homework.

    I honestly don't care if I mess up at least I'm not text typing lol
    skinnyslokita

    Answer by skinnyslokita at 6:39 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • IDK... I type "your" a lot just b/c it's easier on my tablet
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 6:40 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

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