Tuesday, August 12, 2008

It's getting hot in here...

You know, there's those people who find it "kewt" to type "kewl" and replace -r's and -l's with w's eg "sowwy" and "hewwo". Now this is just ghei firstly, and secondly, when grown adults do this it works on my nerves (my magnanimous streak does however extend only to people who are around the age of 12-16 who do this because alas, they were not fully alive while the world and the internet was still awesome and not filled with twits), and thirdly, there is absolutely nothing more off putting than (consciously) horrific spelling and grammar.

I got this in an email from a person who brims with awesomeness and smells like teen spirit :P, with the most apt subject line ever (see below):

If you laugh, you're going to hell:

Suffice to say (before you get your panties in a knot and go all moral high ground on me)...I guess you can all queue up behind me?

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Blogger KiLLa said...

Bril Pic.. U justified my feelings towards that glorified remote control they call a Wii.. I gave it a bad review at the RAGE expo last year and have been pissed on ever since..

As for the typo/spelling/IM twang as they say. I blogged on it last week and i share ur sentiment on it.. Esp to the word "MWAH" and shit..

U'll prob behind me in that line..

Post sooner next tym..


August 12, 2008 1:55 pm  
Blogger Aasia said...

you think thats bad, you should here coloured IM lingo - irks the crap out of me.

instead of lol its
or when typing the wrong word replace it with a right word
eg billiant , brilliant (evens)

Trust me, these are supposed adults, and it kills me that even with a spell check they manage to fuck it up

August 12, 2008 2:24 pm  
Blogger Waseem said...

i hAtE tHiS KiNd oF TyPiNg MoSt (this took me 1 minute to type), then comes bloody baby talk.

There was this girl my cousin used to chat to, I feel sorry for her discarded braincells. She used to say cAuZ for cos and other mutilations of the English language.

August 12, 2008 2:49 pm  
Blogger Princess said...

The worst lot when business people e-mail and never bother to check the spelling or rather mis-spelt words.

People who use MWAH and baby talk just annoy me, please speak / type in English or forever hold your peace!!

August 12, 2008 3:14 pm  
Blogger Work in Progress said...

Thank you for this post. I thought the pic was funny so do miss me in heaven. I totally agre about IM language - I get the need to abbreviate but what exactly is the point of hewwo istead of hello? It's not shorter, it's just irritating.

WaSeEm, I tInk PpL hU tYp LyK dIs HaV wAy 2 MuCh TyM oN DeR HaNds. (and it's bloody annoying)

August 13, 2008 8:40 am  
Anonymous stalker said...

The internet has always been filled with twits. Programmers have a basic disdain for formal language.

You are beautiful. You inspire the kind of affection, that in that strange obsessive way, drove Ophelia mad and suicidal and led Devdas to his rotting-liver consumption-bloodied death.

And you blush in the most disarming way.

August 13, 2008 8:29 pm  
Blogger Muhammad said...

kewl. i wuv that stuff. kewl pic 2. i wuv making fun of other ppl's mis fortune... oh fuck i can't handle this any more.. it was supposed to be sarcastic and I just got irritated half way.

I believe we should place the people who create pictures with such awful humour into a little category called "Emotionally Retarded". bear in mind these are probably the same people who have a ton of problems in their relationships. Point made.

August 15, 2008 11:08 am  
Blogger Muhammad said...

@Waseem you get scripts which alter the case of your text for you. Sorry I used to be a IRc addict with my own script. I can alter colours and text replace actual workds like "hello" with "hewwo"... it's like being the irritating IRC kiddie idiot without all the hard work :P

hehehhe... that God for growing up. :) I guess you only understand it once you were in it.

August 15, 2008 11:11 am  
Blogger Razeen said...

i cant remember when last i laughed so much.... with that said, i hope i dont go to hell :P

August 22, 2008 10:11 am  
Blogger The Organ Harvester said...

i've been using the wiitard thing at work.

i better take a speedo and sunblock. spf 500 billion to the power of a billion.

September 05, 2008 6:31 am  
Blogger The Organ Harvester said...

oi, update already.

September 20, 2008 1:26 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hate the mwah and sweety from strangers.

September 22, 2008 8:51 pm  

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