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In the age of autocorrect, it can be really frustrating to see spelling and grammar mistakes. Redditors are sick of it, so they shared their favorite grammar Nazi triggers. There are defiantly allot of them.

Acufosa asked grammar Nazis of Reddit: What mistake bothers you the most?

Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.


10. This is to annoying.

Probably more of a "Spelling Nazi" thing, but mixing up lose/loose and breath/breathe.

SaveBandit0215

The number* of people that write "loose" instead of "lose" is absurd to me. It's probably the one that gets me the most by a long shot.

Noodleassault

Add "cloths", and "women" to refer to a singular woman.

fiery_mergoat

9. Apostrophe catastrophe.

When people confuse plural for possessive. Like when people say "humanities last hope" instead of "humanity's last hope."

reverendrambo

And vice-versa. Just a frivolous overuse of "'s", not just for pluralization.

For example:

"I saw lot's of dog's"

handlebartender

Apostrophes in general are a nightmare. Apostrophes aren't for plural words people! it's only for possessive nouns and a contraction.

leadabae

8. I could of told you this was annoying.

Using "would of" instead of 'would've ( would have).'

ramya92

I'm not a grammar Nazi per se, but this one annoys me too. It's not a spelling/grammar mistake. It's literally the wrong word.

CandycaneBreeze

This is the one for me. It shows a complete lack of understanding of the words. "I would of" means absolutely nothing. It shows that people don't read enough or don't pay attention to what they are reading. It shouldn't annoy me, I know what they mean. But it worries me.

RKRagan

7. You'll always be apart of me.

Apart vs. a part. "I was glad to be apart of this team!" NO THAT'S NOT CORRECT.

yak547md

But I am glad to be apart from this team. Because I am not a team player.

sparkly_butthole

Why did I have to scroll so far for this? College-educated people screw this up all the time and it literally means the opposite if you change the preposition.

stilldrovedeedeethr

6. Better late then never.

When people say "larger then" instead of "larger than."

Back2Bach

I was arguing with an English professor about this. HE was the one who thought "larger then" was acceptable. As a secretary, I felt so embarrassed correcting him. But most of the English professors I worked for didn't know much about grammar. The math professors were actually a lot better at it, in general.

MyDeLoo


Question. I am not a native English speaker, so I am not sure if I got this right. 'Then' is used for time, 'than' is used for comparison?

We will eat first, then go fishing after. My fish is bigger than yours.

Please enlighten me, I find this utterly interesting!

Fienisgenoeg

That's exactly right! I meet a lot of non-native English speakers who speak the language better than Americans, sad to say.

MyDeLoo

5. Both lead the ue.

Not exactly grammar, but...

IT'S SEGUE NOT SEGWAY.

The only way to "Segway to something else" is to jump on a f--ing standing scooter and roll there at 3 mph.

52in52Hedgehog

To be fair "segue" looks like it's pronounced "ce-goo."

Eternity_Incarnate

4. English - it's a weird language because of its rules.

It's and its.

manguepangue

The one time where you don't use an apostrophe to denote possession lol. It's kinda understandable that people get confused by this.

leadabae

3. Sometimes you do Nazi this coming.

Homophones.

gogozrx

That's homophonephobic.

KicksButtson

2. Let's rap this up.

Spelling "rapping" or "wrapping" as "raping."

Illustrious_Spirit91

My favorite wrapper is M&Ms.

Horrzo

1. Your welcome.

Definitely the you're/your mixup.

yettipunch

Yes I flip when my friends do this!

Wakanda_Nat1on

And not forgetting there/their/they're.

yettipunch

What common grammar mistake drives you nuts?

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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