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Nothing Chaps My Ass More Than People Who Don't Know These 13 Things

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1. "Their" vs. "They're" vs. "There"

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*Their*

Incorrect: "There/they're love for Dwight Shrute knows no bounds!"

Correct: "Their love for Dwight Shrute knows no bounds!"

*They're*

Incorrect: "Their/there Dwight Shrute's biggest fans!"

Correct: "They're Dwight Shrute's biggest fans!"

*There*

Incorrect: "Look over their/they're! Jim is impersonating Dwight."

Correct: "Look over there! Jim is impersonating Dwight."

2. "Your" vs. "You're"

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*Your*

Incorrect: "Pam, don't get you're panties in a bunch."

Correct: "Pam, don't get your panties in a bunch."

*You're*

Incorrect: "Your my favorite receptionist, Pam."

Correct: "You're my favorite receptionist, Pam."

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3. "Its" vs "It's"

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*Its*

Incorrect: "Michael says New York is so nice they named it twice. Manhattan is it's other name."

Correct: "Michael says New York is so nice they named it twice. Manhattan is its other name."

*It's*

Incorrect: "Its Toby's fault."

Correct: "It's Toby's fault."

4. "Then" vs. "Than"

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*Than*

Incorrect: "Angela likes cats better then dogs."

Correct: "Angela likes cats better than dogs."

*Then*

Incorrect: "Back than, Michael nicknamed Angela 'Booster Seat.'"

Correct: "Back then, Michael nicknamed Angela 'Booster Seat.'"

5. Two spaces after a period vs. one space after a period

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Incorrect: I can't even show you an example of this because our sophisticated system won't allow it.

Correct: "PowerPoint. Michael loves PowerPoint."

6. "To" vs. "Too" vs. "Two"

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*To*

Incorrect: "Stan needs too/two mind his business."

Correct: "Stan needs to mind his business."

*Too*

Incorrect: "Kelly and Toby dressed like skeletons for Halloween, but Gabe did to/two."

Correct: "Kelly and Toby dressed like skeletons for Halloween, but Gabe did too."

*Two*

Incorrect: "Kelly doesn't really play soccer, and Michael doesn't really have to/too heads."

Correct: "Kelly doesn't really play soccer, and Michael doesn't really have two heads."

7. "Affect" vs. "Effect"

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*Affect*

Incorrect: "Erin's attitude effects Michael's ego."

Correct: "Erin's attitude affects Michael's ego."

*Effect*

Incorrect: "Who needs special affects when you have Erin?"

Correct: "Who needs special effects when you have Erin?"

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9. "Sense" vs. "Since"

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*Sense*

Incorrect: "I since Dwight is angry."

Correct: "I sense Dwight is angry."

*Since*

Incorrect: "Sense Dwight was a former volunteer sheriff's deputy, he has been trained in surveillance."

Correct: "Since Dwight was a former volunteer sheriff's deputy, he has been trained in surveillance."

10. "Lose" vs. "Loose"

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*Lose*

Incorrect: "Meredith might loose it without her alcohol."

Correct: "Meredith might lose it without her alcohol."

*Loose*

Incorrect: "Meredith was once on the lose with rabies."

Correct: "Meredith was once on the loose with rabies."

11. "Who" vs. "Whom"

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*Whom*

Incorrect: "Andy is the one who I saw punch a hole in the wall."

Correct: "Andy is the one whom I saw punch a hole in the wall."

*Who*

Incorrect: "Whom loves Call of Duty more than Andy?"

Correct: "Who loves Call of Duty more than Andy?"

13. "Me" vs. "I"

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*Me*

Incorrect: "The stapler-in-jello prank was organized by Jim and I."

Correct: "The stapler-in-jello prank was organized by Jim and me."

*I*

Incorrect: "Jim and me should have gotten married."

Correct: "Jim and I should have gotten married."

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