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Offline bassman1977

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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2009, 11:14:09 PM »
"Definitely" nails me every time. 

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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2009, 11:34:59 PM »
i can't spell.  1st down in the spelling bee.  no spell checker.  no writing.

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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2009, 01:25:40 AM »
"conscience" never looks right to me.

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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2009, 01:32:47 AM »
That's because it isn't. No one ever figured out how it should be spelt  :-D
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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2009, 02:00:50 AM »
I put clothes in a dresser because I always have problems spelling bureau.
And instead of complaining about gov't bureaucracy, I just complain about gov't idiots.

yup; and ridiculous I use it a bunch and almost always spell it REdiculous.
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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #25 on: May 20, 2009, 08:15:44 AM »
Try this one on for size, Tchoupitoulas, its a street name in New Orleans.


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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #26 on: May 20, 2009, 09:18:55 AM »
I can not say the word Tchoupitoulas much less spell it, I almost bet it is not in the spell check

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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #27 on: May 20, 2009, 09:39:03 AM »
I consider myself a good speller, when spell check knows what I'm trying to spell.   It is those words that spell check can't identify that give me heartburn.  :roll:


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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #28 on: May 20, 2009, 10:36:35 AM »
Antidisestablishmentarianism

Not that I ever have to use the word. It just popped onto my head  :-D
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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #29 on: May 20, 2009, 12:17:34 PM »
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Try this one on for size, Tchoupitoulas, its a street name in New Orleans.

Hey...I've been there  :-)
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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #30 on: May 20, 2009, 12:47:55 PM »
I can not say the word Tchoupitoulas much less spell it, I almost bet it is not in the spell check

chop ah tool us

looks more intimidating then it actually is. Ever heard the joke about it?

Man calls 911 says his friend has been shot please send an ambulance
operator says where is he
Man says on Tchoupitoulas street
operator says can you spell that?
Man says Tchuop.....  tchupo....... chopa...... how about I just drag him over to Camp street and you meet us over there

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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2009, 10:56:31 PM »
I have allot of words. No. I mean alot. I misspell it a lot!!!

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Re: This Word Gives Me Fits!
« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2009, 12:02:24 AM »
I have allot of words. No. I mean alot. I misspell it a lot!!!

That one really gets to me also.  Also to and too, which to use??