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Originally Posted by Spastica
You're killing me. Seriously.
Okay, I hate to be a complete anal retentive meanie, but it's the English major in me - and knowing that you home-school your child is making me grind my teeth even more with these misused words and I cannot fathom people passing bad habits to their own children, especially if there is no other person around to correct it. It's a visual version of nails going down a chalkboard.
They're: contraction for "They are"
Their: a possessive term, used as in "these are their children"
There: a place. "Please place those books over there."
I apologize, but please realize the difference and practice the same standards, especially if you have dedicated your life to home-schooling your child.
I understand there is little formality on these forums, but it's much easier when a posting is legible and you can take somebody seriously for what they are saying.
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