The Man

Rome, NY

#1 Apr 5, 2013
Commonly misspelled or misused words. I'll add more when I have the time. Feel free to make your own contributions (constructive only please) to benefit society.

Expect:

Regard (something) as likely to happen.
Regard (someone) as likely to do or be something.

Synonyms
await - anticipate - wait - suppose - think - hope

Accept:

Consent to receive (a thing offered).
Agree to undertake (an offered position or responsibility).

Synonyms
admit - receive - take - allow - adopt - agree
The Man

Rome, NY

#2 Apr 5, 2013
Their:

Belonging to or associated with the people or things previously mentioned or easily identified.
Belonging to or associated with a person of unspecified sex: "she heard someone blow their nose loudly".

There:

Adverb
In, at, or to that place or position: "we stayed there eleven days"; "I'm going in there"; "the opportunity is right there".
Exclamation
Used to focus attention on something and express satisfaction or annoyance at it: "there, I told you!".
The Man

Rome, NY

#3 Apr 5, 2013
This is another common one.

Heroine:

A woman admired or idealized for her courage or noble qualities.
The chief female character in a book, play, or movie, who is typically identified with good qualities.

Heroin:

Noun
A highly addictive analgesic drug, C17H17NO(C2H302)2, derived from opium.
Synonyms
smack - horse - heroine
Just Wondering

Hampton, VA

#4 Apr 5, 2013
The Man wrote:
This is another common one.
Heroine:
A woman admired or idealized for her courage or noble qualities.
The chief female character in a book, play, or movie, who is typically identified with good qualities.
Heroin:
Noun
A highly addictive analgesic drug, C17H17NO(C2H302)2, derived from opium.
Synonyms
smack - horse - heroine
who cares? I just hate when people use "like" in every sentence when they speak. Any one else hate that?

Since: Jan 08

Rome

#5 Apr 5, 2013
Nice thread! On th other hand, many Topix users will hate you for this.
banned

Utica, NY

#6 Apr 5, 2013
Nobody is allowed to call anything "Amazing" until 2020 again.
hank hill

Dallas, TX

#7 Apr 5, 2013
banned wrote:
Nobody is allowed to call anything "Amazing" until 2020 again.
thats cool, I prefer beautiful, fantastic, fabulous, etc anyway.
Guerrilla Humorist

Cantonment, FL

#8 Apr 5, 2013
Hank Hill would never say "fabulous".

EVER.
hank hill

Dallas, TX

#9 Apr 5, 2013
Guerrilla Humorist wrote:
Hank Hill would never say "fabulous".
EVER.
lol I'm sure if he were going to use the word it would somehow be associated with propane or propane accessories.
Guerrilla Humorist

Cantonment, FL

#10 Apr 5, 2013
Only if Peggy somehow shamed him into it~!
hank hill wrote:
<quoted text>
lol I'm sure if he were going to use the word it would somehow be associated with propane or propane accessories.
hank hill

Dallas, TX

#12 Apr 5, 2013
Guerrilla Humorist wrote:
Only if Peggy somehow shamed him into it~!<quoted text>
lol maybe.
hey

Rome, NY

#13 Apr 6, 2013
banned wrote:
Nobody is allowed to call anything "Amazing" until 2020 again.
Seriously? That's amazing!
keepingitalive

New York, NY

#14 Apr 7, 2013
dyke or dike
-can mean a slope to regulate water , a levee
-a slant style pliers
-or a lesbian

Ex...I went to New Orleans to see my girlfriend but instead encountered a problem with the dyke.
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keepingitalive

New York, NY

#15 Apr 7, 2013
PS the only good thing about english class was looking up the teachers skirt

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