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Practise is spelled Practice.

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Joe Nerve, Jun 29, 2005.


  1. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    It's becoming a stupid peeve of mine for some reason.

    Feel free to post any other words that are consistently mispelled here. :) And don't let the above ever happen again, dammit!
     
  2. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    Oh, Joe. Let me ask you what your favorite colour is.
     
  3. colour has a u dammit!
     
  4. Gabu

    Gabu

    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    Isn't practice correctly spelled with a 's' in UK?

    Gabe
     
  5. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    AN 's' - and if that's so, then you've healed my peave thank you.
     
  6. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    The one that drives me to complete distraction is the "their/there/they're" confusion:

    Folks, it's really not that hard!!

    There: a place, NOT a person or persons. "The book is over there."

    Their: possesive. "That's their book."

    They're: contraction of "they are". "They're over there in their car."

    See, how hard is this? :)
     
  7. They're he goes again.... :rolleyes:

    Mike
     
  8. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Oh, and Joe, it's spelled "peeve".

    ;)
     
  9. Man, that has got to suck.

    Mike
     
  10. burk48237

    burk48237 Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Oak Park, MI
    I'm not touching this one! :p
     
  11. bassturtle

    bassturtle

    Apr 9, 2004
    Classic.
     
  12. yeah ... im thinking its a good time to kill this thread if i were joe
     
  13. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    :D :crying:

    AND I LOOKED IT OVER 3 TIMES TO MAKE SURE I DIDN'T SPELL ANYTHING WRONG!
     
  14. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Argh! You beat me to it.

    Curses.....
     
  15. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Fourth time's the charm, Joe.
     
  16. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Dude you misspelled it in two posts! :smug:
     
  17. KPJ

    KPJ

    Oct 2, 2001
    Methuen, MA USA
    Right next to there/their/they're is your/you're, as in "That's your bass? You're kidding!"

    Your - possesive

    You're - contraction for "you are".

    Please take careful notes. Gard will be having a spelling quiz at the end of the week.
     
  18. tifa

    tifa Padawan Bassist

    Mar 8, 2005
    Blackburn, UK
    I thought 'practice' was for singular and 'practise' plural.... I can't remember, a long time since English classes!
     
  19. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    I blame it on my amp, it's got me all confused.

    I actually thought it was spelled that way. I can spell irony. Ya gotta at least give me some points for not saying, "I meant to do that - for comedy sake". And for not deleting this thread. I will soon be the talkbass ass for a day, if not already. And I earned it.
     
  20. I thought 'an' is only used when a vowel follows it. The letter 's' is not a vowel ... I believe he used the proper grammar :)