29 October 2008

I am an English snob....

It dawned on me the other day that I am. I hate, with a burning passion, the way people use letters and numbers as shortcuts for writing words. There are some instances when it's cute, like on license plates. You only have so many spaces so being creative to get your point across is different. But when people use it in comments they leave, or god forbid actual posts, it drives me right up the wall. Are you so incredibly lazy that you can't type out two or three extra letters??? Actually, being the snob that I am, I always assume they don't know how to spell the word right or they don't know which form of it to use. I got a comment the other day and the person used a number of letters for words. I deleted the comment. If you can't take the time to write in proper English, I can't take the time to post your comment. I don't even use abbreviations in text messages, which drives my daughter crazy :)

This week seems to have just gotten away from me. I've got a couple of decent sized projects I'm working on for school and that is eating up a lot of time. I need to get to a dentist and I just don't have time. I guess I'll do that over the Christmas break. I also have to find a new dentist since mine retired. I liked the old guy. Hopefully my new one won't be as expensive as a Washington DC dentist.

Things on the exercise and diet front have been going very, very well. I had class last night and I guess was much more tired than I thought, because I could not get out of bed this morning. The alarm went off and I rolled back over for another hour. That's okay. Today will be my rest day.

Well, I probably should start getting ready for work. I have to get moving or I'll sit in this chair all day :)

1 comment:

Irene said...

I used to work for a company that had those Nextel phone/walkie-talkies. If the phones were off, I had to use text messaging. We were limited to how many spaces or characters we could use. We had to shorten some words or abbrevieate. Other than that, I'm not big on all the cute wordings, either.

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