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InvisibleDNKYD
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"Could of" = Could have
    #3677172 - 01/25/05 12:10 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

What the fuck is with people? I don't usually get all uptight about spelling or grammar, but this shit bugs me every time I see it. And it's not like I only see it in posts on forums, I've seen it on professional websites, or news sites, or whatever. When people try to say "I could have" they say "I could of". Please, morons, for the sake of me not having to rip my eyeballs out, please use the correct word.
I'm off to smoke a bowl and get some errands done. That is all.....


Edited by DNKYD (01/25/05 12:12 PM)


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OfflinePhluck
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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: DNKYD]
    #3677183 - 01/25/05 12:13 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

You can write 'could've' though, which wouldn't necessarily be grammatically correct, but it would be a proper phonetic representation of the pronounciation.


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: DNKYD]
    #3677205 - 01/25/05 12:21 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I mangle my posts spelling and grammer usually. Most of the time i could of (:)) fixed em but im just lazy and type to fast.


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: Phluck]
    #3677249 - 01/25/05 12:35 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Could've is grammatically wrong?


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: DNKYD]
    #3677384 - 01/25/05 01:20 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

i ain't isnt gonna be listenin to wut chu gotsta say to me, me can talk and type perfuctly good, i doesn't no whatchu be's talkin bout boy.



peace out.


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: nonoman]
    #3677402 - 01/25/05 01:25 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

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nonoman said:
Could've is grammatically wrong?



No, it is correct. Could've is just a shortened could have.


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: YouEnjoyMyself]
    #3677403 - 01/25/05 01:26 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I mostly use could've. I don't think I've ever used "could of".


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: DNKYD]
    #3677459 - 01/25/05 01:39 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I rarely if ever mention this, but the common confusion between "your" and "you're" rather irks me sometimes.... :rolleyes:


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: Le_Canard]
    #3677517 - 01/25/05 01:53 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

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ToiletDuk said:
I rarely if ever mention this, but the common confusion between "your" and "you're" rather irks me sometimes.... :rolleyes:



Don't forget there and their and they're. I rarely see these used correctly. :smirk:


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: DNKYD]
    #3677524 - 01/25/05 01:53 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I used the toilot.


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: sunshine]
    #3677639 - 01/25/05 02:17 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I've been used.


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: DNKYD]
    #3677692 - 01/25/05 02:29 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I tried all the possible ways I could of those presented to me to find a way to use the phrase correctly, and came up with this.

:smirk:


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: OJK]
    #3677728 - 01/25/05 02:38 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

TOILOT, ey? What in heaven's sake for? :P

Yeah, I've caught my self using "could of" recently and I just stop for a second and go "ew" and corrrrrrecteded it.

And yuh, I'm new. Wazzap tyous guyyys......

Cassie


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: DNKYD]
    #3677730 - 01/25/05 02:40 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

:cool:


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: MegaloMello]
    #3677734 - 01/25/05 02:41 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Hello, Cassie. How are you on this beautiful day? Oh!! Welcome to the shroomery!! Hope you like it, here. We need some good contributers to the forums. They have been hit or miss, lately. Alot of new people. :tongue:


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: blissedout]
    #3677785 - 01/25/05 02:55 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

chillin...bout to head off to my art history class...blaaaah...wish I could smoke a j beforehand

an I'm out

Cassie


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: blissedout]
    #3677788 - 01/25/05 02:57 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

blissedout said:

Don't forget there and their and they're. I rarely see these used correctly. :smirk:




Yes, that's another pet peeve of mine too, although I don't say much about that either...


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: Le_Canard]
    #3677803 - 01/25/05 03:00 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

ToiletDuk said:
I rarely if ever mention this, but the common confusion between "your" and "you're" rather irks me sometimes.... :rolleyes:




I presented a solution to OTD...some people have taken it. It works wonders. :grin:

http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat...rue#Post3521267


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: Teragon]
    #3677815 - 01/25/05 03:02 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Hmmm....you may be onto something there... :grin:


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Re: "Could of" = Could have [Re: MegaloMello]
    #3677827 - 01/25/05 03:06 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

MegaloMello said:
TOILOT, ey? What in heaven's sake for? :P

Yeah, I've caught my self using "could of" recently and I just stop for a second and go "ew" and corrrrrrecteded it.

And yuh, I'm new. Wazzap tyous guyyys......

Cassie




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