Learn some fucking English or leave me alone! "Your" is for something that belongs to you, like 'your herpes'. And "you're" is a contraction for "you are", like "you're not sleeping with me".
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Amazing. Absolutely amazing. LOL. I'm an English Major and those are some of my biggest pet peeves. Absolutely fantastic.
Actually, I'm a journalism major and I know that punctuation marks should always go inside quote marks.
I am not an english major, however I am a guy that is fucking annoyed with dumb ass girls(or people in general)...I correct them constantly on spelling and grammar....if you can't spell, you cant have my dick inside you
"you're" is a contraction. . . as is "herpes"
I'm an English major too. And I think I love you, 919. That was fantastic.
It's context dependent, 10:42. Also, some styles require different grammatical structure, like MLA, APA, etc.
11:17....no, hahahah grammer is just plain wrong....its grammar...
BITCH!!.... No I am actually kidding that was really awesome! Good work!!!
Thank you. Your/you're errors irk me.
I thoughts that I were a only grammar nazi. You peoples' corrects every thing. Even I: who is from Mexican: learnt english. Its the sham when even whites can not figure it,
"Keep refreshing the screen(,) guys(;)
marry me. even if you're a dude
11:09....it is actually spelled "grammar"....not "grammer"...jesus tap dancing christ
Harumph harumph harumph....hey I didn't get a harumph outta that guy!
11:01(1) admit it, you're not a real mexico
Whoever wrote this. I love you.
12:03, I don't like standed motorists; they are usually poor and I don't like the poor. Also, proofread your posts so you don't look like an ass as you attempt to call others out.
rabble rabble rabble...took our jobs...rabble rabble rabble
hahahahahahaha-- love whoever posted this.
Yes, I am an English major as well, and I am constantly correcting people's grammar and spelling... major headache/turnoff. It really pisses me off when I find really obvious screwups when workshopping other people's essays. Makes me annoyed and flaccid.
The National Enquirer... Wrong... No!!!!!!
I'm a grammar Nazi and I'm a double major in history and math. I'm also vp of my fraternity and a student athlete. So fuck you 11:40.
OP, where in the 919 are you located? I'm just curious. From one 919 grammar nazi to another, I salute you.
want to know what would go great with this pie. some cool wHip. wait...say that again. what? cool wHip? are you trying to say cool whip? yes, cool wHip. say cool. cool. now say whip. wHip. cool whip. cool wHip. you're eating hair.
Another English major who appreciates this.
Okay, I understand that. But what lazy English department style allows incorrect use of punctuation? Because it's not MLA, APA or AP style.
HAHAHA. Chapel hill NC..represent!
Your examples suck! Take a grammar class asshole!
I am totally sending this message to my ex hahahaha
THANK YOU NORTH CAROLINA!
Thank you! Someone finally made that distinction
I don't know what a six year plan is but good for him, it sounds productive.
12:07, I graduated in four years with a good gpa and partied my ass off. Burbif you'd rather sit around and smoke dope do your damn thing, but don't criticize me for not being lazy.
No, 10:56 does not win. 10:56 is an idiot. It's "other people's essays."
Giving english lessons over text messaging is pretty lame. true statement, but lame.
Agreed! Grammatical error suck donkey balls
Nice! Love it. I hate bad grammar and text speak. Good work OP. You're a legend. Your post is great.
OP, you're the man. Even if you're actually female, you're still the man.
OP, the periods go inside of quotation marks at the end of a sentence. Also, don't begin sentences with "and." If you're going to be a grammar Nazi, be a good one.
greatness exist at the top of this page.
I teach remedial high school English. I fight this battle every day with my kids who are low-functioning. If the person to whom you are referring is not slow and just effin' stupid, rock on OP.
I agree 1:53!! Whole heartedly!
Hell yeah, 919!! Southerners CAN spell/use proper grammar, thankyouverymuch.
Are we in debate class?
The (number) yar plan is the number of years it will take to graduate. College is 4 years long but some folks take 5, 6, and even 7 year plan and stretch it out.
Just reslised that probably sounded retarded, I'm not from and have never been to the US so I don't get your crazy college shit.
Thank God someone has said something about this. I'm only a sophmore in highschool and this annoys me to no end. I spell out words and punctuate even in text messages. Seriously, how hard is it to move your pinky finger over a key and push that little button. Don't even get me started on the correct use of the word "you." I live in Virginia, and if i hear one more person say "ya'll" and then proceed to argue with me that the correct form is simply "you," I am going to scream!
There is nothing wrong with taking a little pride in the English language. However there is perhaps a problem with taking too much pride.
People should also know the difference between 'who' and 'whom'
There is no pain, you are receding
A distant ship smoke on the horizon
The national enquirer is wrong. Bitch.
i saw this on youtube a couple days ago
Who's the grammer freak?
My friend said he could see me saying this.
It's about time someone shouted, "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it any more!" about the incorrect grammar and the butchering of the English language! My pet peeve is saying, "me and blah blah". Blah blah is first, moron! and it's not "me" it's "I". sheesh!
You people need to get a life!! This is a retarded text used to amuse a retarded audience, thanks for playing!!
Now that I know your/you're pisses people off so much, I may just switch them to fuck with you all!!! MWHAHAHAHA
I fkn hate when people don't understand the dif. Fkn americanized education:/
You sir, are and idiot.
To 8:47 and 1:37
They're quotes, not parentheses
And 11:10 - try 'impossible to glean your meaning' if you're trying to correct other people's grammar outside your own ability it looks bad if you fuck up...
The comments are great! Spent 20 mins just reading them ha
Grammer always matters.
I'm an Archaeology major, and I really don't give a fuck what your major is. Just laugh at the text and move on.
To little man who called her a frigid fucking
cunt...expected from the possessor of a needle
dick who only knows Mrs. Hand and her four
Your rite, peeple needz to speek's moor goodly in America.
You're examples are great!
Omg, so funny! My older sister used to get mad at me all the time for texting "your" instead of "you're" and now it's one of my biggest pet peeves. I love the examples you gave though, hilarious!
Epic fucking win. Kudos to OP.
A fucking men!!!!!!!
It's grammar not grammer; spelling also matters.
I love love love this.
I say this all the time without the herpes analogy of course. Haha hilarious.
Wow. Was like three insults in one text. Best use of 160 characters ever.
You may hate grammar nazis, but grammar nazis hate retards like you.
11:13(1) Hookd on fonix werkd fer me
10:56, you win. Also, don't grammar police a text. They're all rife with "errors" when it's really just laziness and shorthand.
masters in mathematics!!!!!! I bet the ladies go wild when you tell them that.
Also a huge pet peeve of mine. However, now that I started teaching English as a foreign language I'm a little more laid back about it. Native speakers have no excuse, but foreigners taking an English class do.
I am in love with the person who sent this text.
Though you made some errors, good point! I hate dumb fucks who have no skills in the grammar and spelling department.
12:07 is a little rich bitch. But hey they shit on the "poor" and go home to their cheating wives. I wasn't trying to show anyone up. I hope you have a happy atressful life where your wife and kids hate you.
11:59, why? Seems odd. Where I'm from we all want to finish school...
I know 11:43(3) wants to play Dungeons and Dragons after school today. weeeeeee!!!!!
yeah, in this age of free texts there is no excuse for not using proper spelling, punctuation and grammar.. except perhaps the sorry state of the education system in some cases.
I have a racist friend...she enjoyed this
I'd fuck anything especially stupid chicks...
As if this is the most talked about post on TFLN. Keep refreshing the screen guys, maybe somebody has something new to say about grammar!!! Fucking pathetic.
1:53....even if we did that we'd still have the same president
Grammar = proper syntax, punctuation, etc.
Grammer = your grandmother, as in: "boy where's yer grammer at" (envision it said by a dumb hick and it makes sense).
That's (short for that is) harsh. I'm pretty sure, even with poor english, he or she got the message. Good Job.
I bet that the ppl bitching are the ppl noboby likesto hangout with. English is probably your only disipline and I would like to see you try math or chemistry.
11:10(1), your syntax is bleeding. Better put a tampon in that asap.
Thank you! Also, it's libRary. Not liberry.
I don't know about that, but if he's that involved he's definitely on the 6 year plan for graduating.
Citizens of the US should have to take an intelligence test in order to vote for our President. Including the correct usage of "Your, You're - Their, There, They're -and To, Too." We might be in a better situation right now.
to 9:33 i think YALL have enough grammar problems in texas, missing one letter for "to" or "too" is a simple mistake. chill out
Makes me proud to be a 919.
you're all stupid. the example isn't quoting anything. the QUOTATION MARKS are used correctly. learn some punctuation before you become the stupid asshole that fails at correcting someone. go to he'll. or school.
people only bitch about "Grammar Police" when they're the ones realizing they can't spell. Get over it, and pick up a damn book. Thank you.
Okay... okay... okay
Just a little pinprick
There'll be no more aaaaaaaah!
But you may feel a little sick
Now can you stand up... stand up... stand up?
I do believe it's working, good
That'll keep you going through the show
Come on it's time to go
The Enquirer is the best source for accurate information, geez. Amateurs
LOVE THIS! way to go!
Seriously it's not that big of a deal people chill out, and smoke a blunt!
It's not that others are dumb/ poor priorities; they are just enjoying their young lives. Not all want to rush school and get a "real" job. Sit back, pull that stick out of your ass and watch the sun rise and set with a fatty in your mouth (not a fat person but a blunt)
Am I in an online english class, or is this TFLN?
periods in texts mean pauses in thought or the end of one idea. grow the fuck up october 8th, whatever the hell time you posted that shitty comment
Wow... And so many idiots can't fig"you're" that shit out. EFL...
whoever you are, you are my hero
Some folks have to work to pay for it, and others are just that dumb / have poor priorities.
And "a lot" is two words like "you make me want to fuck you a lot"
It's txt'n. Grammer doesn't apply ass fuck!
2:49 who really gives a shit?!? Grammars a bitch anyways!
Good Grammar and Spelling is HOT. 919 for the fucking win.
It's actually y'all
I'll need some information first
Just the basic facts
Now can you show me where it hurts
Your mom has more to do with my cock, what a co inky dink. Beeeotch
Ummm, I'm pretty sure that "like" should be "as".
the herpes analogy makes it! you are my hero!
11:55--haha cool wHip
they're, their, there---another pet peeve of mine
When I was a child I had a fever
My hands felt just like two balloons
Now I've got that feeling once again
Gotta love the self-important Grammar Police.
Thank you Raleigh, NC for that lovely grammar lesson.
This should have ended with "you're not sleeping with me because of your herpes."
Did 11:50(1) just make a Blazing Saddles reference? If he did, 11:50 FTW
This person is a dick! I get the importance of grammar, but it's a fucking text message, not you mid term...relax man
^ above me is ignorant.
11:32 you're a raging douche
The National Enquirer said grammer, so I'm gonna go with that
Awesome. Just awesome.
'to' and 'too'
really? you cant add that extra o? its a three letter fucking word! i let contractions go cause i live in texas, but if you arent smart enough to distinguish between to and too i will shank your ass.
is this a dick measuring contest? You lose, 2 mm is last place^^^
Too many fake tfln with herpes in them. Played that out real quick.
this is fucking funny. i enjoy.
I love it!!! Thank you!!!
feel thy weiner - ftw
I have to admit this is my pet peeve as well... that and the their, their, they're misuse.
11:15= "not a real mexico" funniest shit ever...ahahahahah
From the way the text reads, the period does go on the outside of the parentheses, he's ending his sentence, not the quote...
Whts an area code???
I must admit, I'm hung over as hell at around 930 in the morning and this is the best thing I've seen in a while. GO GRAMMAR NAZIS!!!!!
Hello... hello... hello
Is there anybody in there
Just nod if you can hear me
Is there anyone at home
Oh and 910 and 919 are the area codes for where I live!
Thank you. Thank you so much. It's about TIME someone told this. Thank you for making such a great text, and sharing it with TFLN
This is awesome, my boyfriend is a 24-year-old grammatical moron. I sent him this.
hahah i love how all the grammar nazis are correcting eachother.
Fantastic text. Your/you're is one of my biggest pet peeves. How hard is it to add an apostrophe and an "e"?
3:36, agreed-- in this case, it definitely makes more sense to have the period outside of the quotation marks.
11:49, it's robble robble robble, hamburglar
Hahahahah this is amazing
The OP is my new hero.
Breathe, breathe in the air
Don't be afraid to care
Leave, but don't leave me
Choose your own ground
Long you live and high you fly
And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
And all you touch and all you see
Is all your life will ever be
I journalism, punctuation always goes inside quotation marks. That's not necessarily the case in other forms of writing. It often depends on context.
Way to go, OP, way to go.
iPhone autocorrects when I try to say 'hell' so don't even try to use that you dumb fuck
Wow there's actually smart people in Raleigh! :-)
Funny but you need to put the periods inside quotations
11:20 I talk like that and I'm working on a masters in mathematics. Hick, yes, dumb, I think not. Asshole.
I'm so glad 919 finally represented with something good. Ty, whoever you are.
2.25 You represent what is wrong with the world.
Actually, the one that gets fucked up most often is there, they're and their.
You're supposed to put punctuation within the quotation marks, for the record.
this may be my favorite text ever.
12:07 I know not all people want to rush uni/college, just curious about the plans. I have no stick up my arse, doing postgrad to keep living the life
haha that's amazing. Or thats amazing? Not sure.
I'm in college and yesterday my English teacher starting teaching us what apostrophes are. Are you kidding me.
I'm just gonna type something to see how many people will correct it.
Yes! I can't stand it when people don't know how to use such a simple part of the English language. Go back to school or stop talking to me. YOUR choice!
and a pretty good indicator of your personality, preaching on TFLN^^^
I love you so much this is freaking hilarious and sooooo true
I want to have proper grammar's babies.
When I was a child
I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone
I cannot put my finger on it now
type faster, that way you'll make more mistakes
As if this is the most talked about posting on TFLN. Keep refreshing the screen guys, maybe somebody else has something to say about grammar... pathetic.
How can u even consider OP to be legend?!? What makes u think he wants to sleep with you after that shit? Personally, if you can't text message someone with abbreviations then WTF do we txt for
I LOVE this one, but I'm pissed off by the fact that most people are assuming it is a guy writing to a girl. GUYS ARE STUPID, TOO! A hell of a lot of people, in general, are stupid lately. The world needs to brush up on grammar and general knowledge.
This is ridiculous. Everyone needs to kindly shut the fuck up.
Love how this is connected to stds and sex in some way that's how it should be taught in school kids will learn better
-future English teacher
I'm an English major, too. But seriously.. let it go. You're all just making yourselves look like asses by trying to outsmart one another. Grow up.
i think the world would be better off with a few less english majors.
I'm 12 and what is this
this person is my hero
English majors unite!!
who cares, you is spelled you not u but, for time, space and convenience sake it is acceptable. If you can understand it through context and is only used in informal conversation I believe it is perfectly fine.
10 55 . Y'all is a conjunction for you all. Grammar fail. // get called out.
2:49, the British only put punctuation within quotes if it was part of the thing being quoted. I think it makes more sense that way, and apparently the OP does too.
Grammar is the standard spelling, but grammer is acceptable.
i hate grammar nazis.
One word: AWESOME!!!!!
This made my day. There's still hope for the world!
Ah. Same here I guess. We just don't have a name for it. Cheers
this girl is a super bitch
11:43. And you get how much pussy? Your on ass and who fucking cares about other ppl grammar. Your "trying" to show how some ppl in society are "stupid" but seriously. If you really want to help pull off the road and help a stalled car.
ewe all our to silly. you're mothers wood bee a shamed too here that your all more aliiterate then uh few nites in a dual.
fuckity fuckity fuck fuck
hey 10:55, nice try with the grammar tirade, but you spelled "sophomore" wrong.
haha 11:10, douchebaguette
Fucking frigid cunt.
You may wish to exercise proper punctuation when you go off on someone for their grammar. The period goes within the parentheses, as in "you're not correct."
GrammAr. For fuck's sake!
It's pretty hilarious that we have all learned proper English/grammar since the first grade, and people still get there, their, and they're wrong. Also then and than, also to, two and too. \nOh! I absolutely hate it when people say "I seen you today!" it's I saw you today!
The fact is, just as people sometimes judge each other by their appearances in face-to-face interactions, people sometimes judge each other by their use of language (face-to-face or otherwise). I do both, and think the OP kicks butt.
So is this write? "I'm going to walk the dog around the neighborhood. I'll be back around the time some diner is ready."
It’s funny how all an English major translates to is a low paying job & a lifetime of acting condescending & cynical to the rest of the world.
Facebook status? Check. Done. Awesome. Love you, OP.
12:46 (2) you are probably the coolest person ever for posting random floyd lyrics...
* but if, not burbif
Your not kidding! You're English is excellent!
i sent my ex a text that said "if you want YOUR dick in me again, YOU'RE going to have to learn what a fucking contraction is."