Does anyone else's skin crawl........

  1. Earthling
    Earthling
    ....when they see 'would of' or 'should of' instead of 'would have' or 'should have', or am I in the advanced stages of pedantry?
  2. LeMarchand
    LeMarchand
    No - you're perfectly normal for members of this group.

    Unfortunately it seems to be becoming accepted usage.
  3. sonofsanta
    sonofsanta
    I have to resist the urge to lean over and correct people who are typing it out in front of me. It's lazy writing for lazy thinkers.

    Also currently getting annoyed at the astonishing quantity of greengrocers' apostrophes apparent in every missive from our Head at the moment. The constant irony of grammar in a Grammar School...
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