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Old August 3 2013, 07:57 AM   #3
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Re: OT: Grammar Cops Unite!

and most Hollywood writers
Oh, don't get me started about Hollywood writers.

Another pet peeve I'd like to mention: wrong words.

its vs. it's
its = belongs to it
it's = it is

to vs. two vs. too
to = as in to and fro
two = 2
too = also

there vs. they're vs. their
there = not here
they're = they are
their = belongs to them

And my favorite: weather vs whether
weather = rain, snow, etc.
whether = one or the other

Check the weather forecaster to see whether or not it'll rain tonight.

A friend of mine pointed out a third spelling, "wether", and said that once you look that one up, you'll never use it in the wrong context.
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