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Posted: 6/10/2002 11:22:39 PM EDT
I want to compile a database for a new language that I am call [b][i]Webonics[/i][/b]. It will consist of words that are commonly misspelled on the internet. Here are a few that I can think off of the top of my head.

And the ever popular:
[i]loose[/i] in place of [i]lose[/i]

Submit your favorites too.
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 12:27:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/11/2002 12:27:30 AM EDT by prk]
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Link Posted: 6/11/2002 12:32:51 AM EDT
Does this include words that are misspelled on purpose, such as:

prolly - probably
yur - your
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 12:33:35 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 12:50:43 AM EDT
"Wholly Sh!t another corrupt president............. "
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 5:48:32 AM EDT
How about "ect" for "et cetera"?
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 5:55:17 AM EDT

And my favorites, letters that stand for words (everything un-capitalized, of course):
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 5:57:21 AM EDT
my favorite:

1. muzzle break instead of muzzle brake
2. "I would of...." instead of "I would have.."
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 6:24:08 AM EDT
ur = you're
kk = ok
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 6:27:57 AM EDT

Their / they're

Just track [b]kentstate4[/b], he's a walking lexicon of Webonics.

Link Posted: 6/11/2002 6:56:09 AM EDT
Originally Posted By The_Macallan:
Just track [b]kentstate4[/b], he's a walking lexicon of Webonics.
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More like the walking embodiment of stupid...

Link Posted: 6/11/2002 10:18:00 AM EDT
... the toy prize in a Happy Meal.
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 4:06:24 PM EDT
bunghole, here's my list from looking through a month's worth of e-mail from coworkers:

dose = does
there = they're
there = their
hes = he's
comp = computer
"checken in" = checking in
i = I
im = I'm
its = it's
soo = so
sooo = so
soooo = so
brandnew = brand new
luv = love
thanx = thank you
storie = story
sup = what's up
wuz up = what's up
asl = ?
'salted = assaulted
ill = I will
doit = do it
doin = doing
den = then
wanna = want to
ne = anyone?
board = bored
nuttin = nothing
hole = whole
brb = be right back?
dont = do not
crazy = (null, but inserted into random places in sentences)
anythang = anything
wat = what
promis = promise

I still wonder how these most of these guys filled-out police reports.  "The 'spect was doin nuttin den boy said wuz up and salted him.  Dats da hole storie."  The sad part is, our e-mail client has a spell checking program.z
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 5:02:45 PM EDT
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