Spelling? Meh!

Discussion in 'The Green Room' started by Linda R., Jan 24, 2007.

  1. Linda R.

    Linda R. Fresh Meat

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    Reading the adverts in the newsagent's window this morning, I was intrigued to note someone advertising two male buggies for sale.
    :wtf:
    OK, it's a long time since daughter was a baby, but I wasn't aware that buggies had begun to be sold on a gender basis.
    So I read on.
    One blue, one green, cage and food included....
    Oh! BUDGIES!!!
    :jayzus:
    Any other illiterate ads noted?
  2. Nutria

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    What is a budgie?
  3. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    In American it would be "parakeet."
  4. Nutria

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    Thanks. :)
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  5. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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  6. Summerteeth

    Summerteeth Quinquennial Visitation

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    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Do you reckon your male buggies will go for these females?
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  7. Summerteeth

    Summerteeth Quinquennial Visitation

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    Oh, and another local one...

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  8. Linda R.

    Linda R. Fresh Meat

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    ^Dear god... :jayzus:

    Oh.. budgies...
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  9. Elwood

    Elwood I know what I'm about, son.

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    Oh, that ain't nothin'.

    I was driving down the interstate two weeks ago and I passed a billboard in front of a major venue. In gigantic red twelve feet tall letters it said, "Vender spaces available call 1-800..."

    I almost shit a brick. I thought, "Welcome to Alabama, we can't spell! :jayzus:"
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  10. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    The Wendy's sign by our house encourages us to try their "cranberry peacon salad". :rotfl:
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    Nautica Probably a Dual

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    How the hell do "parakeets" become budgies?!? :wtf:
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  12. Summerteeth

    Summerteeth Quinquennial Visitation

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    Another one from our paper...

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    :doh:

    And the bus route to a local school...

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    :doh: :doh: No wonder there's little hope for edumacation.
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  13. Fox Mulder

    Fox Mulder Fresh Meat

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    I don't know many people that save photos of spelling mistakes on their phone or computer :unsure:
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  14. Desire'

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    Those are real cute, woulndt you be better getting buggies from a Petsmart other than a newspaper? Des
  15. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    The thing I wonder, how does thelurker feel about valid spelling changes: thru, lite, lo, hi, etc... :tasvir:
  16. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    Buggies? This is what Southerners call a shopping cart.
  17. Spider

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    Budgerigars --> Budgies. They are a type of parakeet.
  18. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM Conversant in dark parables

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    "thru" is only valid when it's part of a compound word referring to a restaurant.

    The others listed above are subject to similar terms.