Loz (lozenger8) wrote,
Loz
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You'd think a grammar monster would eat grammar, not kids...

I had a nightmare about being chased by grammar monsters. I kid you not. I was eight years old and they were coming after me because I had used an adjective incorrectly, and said that an adverb was an adjective, and the feelings involved in the dream were deeply mortifying - which I know is ridiculous. Therefore, I feel the need to ask some questions of my friends list.




Poll #879809 Things wot u sea...

How peeved are you by grammatical errors?

A lot!
15(30.0%)
A little bit!
4(8.0%)
It depends upon the context.
19(38.0%)
I am indifferent to them.
2(4.0%)
I'm mildly put out by them.
8(16.0%)
I burn with the fire of a thousand suns upon seeing them.
2(4.0%)

Have you ever corrected a stranger's grammar or spelling?

Yes, because I was asked.
5(10.0%)
Yes, because I needed to.
14(28.0%)
Yes, for some other reason.
11(22.0%)
No, but I have wanted to.
20(40.0%)
No, and I have never had any inclination to.
0(0.0%)

If and when someone points out a grammatical/spelling mistake you make, how do you feel?

Angry - very angry.
1(2.0%)
A bit annoyed, really.
9(18.0%)
Embarrassed.
21(42.0%)
Apathetic - I couldn't care less.
2(4.0%)
Confused.
0(0.0%)
Encouraged.
1(2.0%)
Pleased.
0(0.0%)
Worried.
0(0.0%)
No one ever does or ever will!
0(0.0%)
It depends upon the context.
15(30.0%)
You can't just say how you feel! That makes me feel angry!
1(2.0%)


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