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Old 05-20-2012, 04:40 AM
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Oh, all of these are good ones.

Originally Posted by ThatGirlInGray View Post's a pet peeve of mine about written English:

It's not "could OF". It's "could HAVE". One should HAVE written "could HAVE" instead of "could OF", and I would HAVE! :P
Hell yeah, that's another pet peeve of mine, too!

When someone does that, I think they mean the contraction. I can see how the words "should've," "could've," and "would've" sounds like "should of," "could of," and "would of," in their heads. When I first started seeing that in various places, it annoyed me to no end, but I can forgive it a little more than a lack of punctuation.
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