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Just received this from a friend.

64 Redhead56

The Guardian

25 Witzend

Council website announcement

14 Ellianne

Earned or earnt?

19 Calendargirl

Arrrgghh!

18 kircubbin2000

Newsflash

12 BBbevan

An Oxford Comma.......

36 Brahumbug

Married at first sight - why do the couples say ‘I do’ at their weddings?

17 PECS

Gloves & Brollies: what have men got against them?

59 MamaCaz

Another one to go "grrr" about!

141 Witzend

Picking oakum

13 Esspee

"Virtual Conservative Party Conference"?😕

6 Lucca

Pronounciation on TV

39 PinkCakes

Preview conversation vs Post conversation

25 sodapop

For anyone who can read braille...

4 NotSpaghetti

Back in...

16 Kate54

Carluccio’s

10 marshmarigold132

Sayings that get muddled

42 LullyDully

Grammar

95 LadyGracie

Hyperbolic Boris

13 grumppa

Things you CANNOT do

171 maddyone

myself yourself

15 grannyticktock

The disappearing past tense

25 grumppa

What a difference a comma (or lack of) can make! 😀

24 CanadianGran

uptick

13 Riverwalk

Get go

10 Bathsheba

Grumpy old woman

47 Antonia

A shocker from our MP! (NB, for pedants only!)

90 MaizieD

Narcissism / narcissistic - labelling

65 Fennel

The problem with pedantry (light-hearted)

49 Whitewavemark2

Stripy or stripey anyone ?

30 Callistemon

Does anyone proof-read TV documentary scripts?

7 grandtanteJE65

Time for spelling to be updated.

9 Petera

Donald Trump JR. as uneducated as his father!

16 GillT57

Mandatory, Obligatory, Compulsory

10 suziewoozie

Made up words

9 Riverwalk

Its and it's

38 Wheniwasyourage

a hotel, an hotel or A hotel

54 Bellanonna

Attention all pedants

9 Septimia

Priti Patel, PLEASE recognise and use the letter G!

78 quizqueen

‘You Know’

16 Jane10

No, Kirstie, it isnt!

18 Lucca

Not quite Pedants Corner, but perhaps worth a ponder?

32 Nortsat

Graham Norton’s Holding - help please .

22 MissTree

‘I WOULD SAY’! It’s just so silly.

165 sodapop

Lurkers' Week: What common misspelling drives you crazy?

60 Oldwoman70

Headline writers

7 sodapop

Ramp off!

20 H1954

Meghan & Harry's long, long, long goodbye......

48 ExD

Aitch, NOT Haitch please!!!

80 sodapop