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Tell the truth, do you know the difference between "Your" & "You're"?

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Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 16, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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Mrs.Torres2566
by Mrs.T on Jan. 16, 2013 at 5:23 PM
Yes, I'm not retarded.
tiffanydearing
by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 5:57 PM

You're awesome for posting this!! It has helped me (: That's the one I always had a problem with as well!!

Quoting 428pm:

Quoting CuriousArentYa:

Yes. Then and than is what trips me up.



alf2651
by Gold Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 5:57 PM

Yes, I do.

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jesusismyfriend
by Platinum Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 5:58 PM
Your= possessive
You're= you are
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LeetjieJ
by Silver Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:21 PM
Idol/idle; principle/principal; its/it's - But I must admit, my biggest peeve is then/than.

Quoting Anonymous:

Lose and loose really bug me!




Quoting LeetjieJ:

Thought of those as I hit "send" lol! (And loose & lose!)





Quoting Anonymous:

Don't forget there, their and they're :')








Quoting LeetjieJ:

Yes!




I can also differentiate between to, too and two;




Then and than




Effect and affect




I and me




Number of and amount of ...


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AMDS0304
by Gold Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:25 PM

Yes I do but choose not to use proper grammar on cafemom. I use your,there and too for everything on here. Oh well!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 21 on Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Yes, I even know the difference between their, there, and they're.

SRUsarahSC
by Platinum Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:27 PM
yes.
crazygirl907
by Silver Member on Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Yes, but I always have to think through affect and effect which never fails in making me feel dumb. :)

D.O.E.
by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:28 PM

your is proprietary , insinuating ownership.

you're is an abbreviated form of "you are"  

the same rules apply in regards to;

There - " they live over there" 

Their - " it was their day to walk the dog"  "their kids drive me nuts"

They're - "they are in town tonight"

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