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« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2012 07:09:41 AM »

I like the use of different fonts, and what it says makes me laugh because I do it a lot.  Silently. Smiley If I had children, I'd correct theirs out loud all the time.

Personally, I am offended if people don't correct me because then I am continuing to use a word wrong and everybody is just silently correcting it.

I am another one who wants to be corrected if I'm pronouncing something incorrectly, but many people do find it condescending. A tactful way to handle it is to re-use the word yourself, correctly. If they pick up on it and correct themselves, great, and if not--well, you did your part.
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« Reply #11 on: January 24, 2012 07:35:37 AM »

That is an excellent way to correct adults! Pronunciation is easy to do; grammar, a bit more difficult. As long as you are tactful and do not embarrass the person, correcting should not be offensive.

I know when I give mine to my sister, she will know that it is given tongue in cheek...she is aware that people find her slightly annoying, but we all love her anyway! Cheesy 

I just think that it is wonderful to take such fun expressions and make them into a beautiful project!
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« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2012 08:55:50 AM »

lol i love it!  this rocks!
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« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2012 01:08:29 PM »

Pinned!  Love it.   Wink
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« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2012 01:38:45 PM »

This is fantastic!
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« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2012 02:55:05 PM »

That is so much fun! I think I need to make one for my sister, who used to be an English teacher. Beautifully done!
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« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2012 03:32:29 PM »

Thanks for all the nice comments  Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2012 04:08:21 PM »

I really like it! and lucky me! It's on my wall! Thanks so much for this. My husband also agreed with your "I am" instead of "I'm" so don't worry it's kind of funny because he agreed, and said "now, which do YOU think is right?" I could have clobbered him! Anyways,  I am very lucky to have such a gorgeous, funny and neat piece added to my hoopla wall!
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« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2012 04:42:23 PM »

OMG, that is too cute.  My husband would LOVE this.  He's constantly telling me about a few people he works with who just can't write (even though, its their job in many cases).
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« Reply #19 on: January 25, 2012 08:18:28 AM »

I love this so much! My biggest pet peeve is when businesses that are trying to sell you something use incorrect grammar and spelling. Tongue
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