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 Post subject: It's "Across" "UH_KRAWS"
PostPosted: 05 Feb 2015 20:54 
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There is no T involved here, how can ANYONE EVER get this wrong? "Acrosst", or "Acrossed" Really? REALLY. You can't fucking give that word a past tense. I what world does the past tense of Across make sense? Seriously I never knew this mispronunciation existed until MLG Aspen where Sadokist said it. Now I just heard it again from this video. So I googled it, and apparently it is not super rare. Why! Why? The people who fuck this up don't spell it incorrectly, and it's not like the "ss" has some hidden sounds only found in ancient words. There is absolutely no reason somebody who can read and comprehend English can mess this one up. Was Jesus nailed to the crosst? At work, do you hate your bosst?

This is the most legitimate thing I could find http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/acrost

This says it is Eye-Dialogue, which means: written dialogue that uses nonstandard spelling but doesn't indicate an unusual pronunciation.

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I can't fucking stand when people do this. Also, when someone says that's a great ideal, instead of idea.

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PostPosted: 05 Feb 2015 23:46 
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I acrossed another article about this once. But other than that I've never heard anyone say this

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PostPosted: 06 Feb 2015 00:56 
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I acrossed another article about this once. But other than that I've never heard anyone say this
*sigh* that's not even the right context for the word thats being misspoke

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PostPosted: 06 Feb 2015 07:39 
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Acrost is actually a recognized dialectical variant of across. Getting mad at people who say "acrost" is as bad as getting mad at Travis for saying "baaaaguhl". Which I still get mad at him for, but I'm not going to tell him he's wrong.

Here's a source outside of wiktionary.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acrost

It's also listed in the Oxford dictionary as a simple dialectical variation in pronunciation. A linguistics professor at Franklin College had this to say.

With all that said, it makes me gag when I hear people say "acrost". It sounds so disgusting.
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*sigh* that's not even the right context for the word thats being misspoke
Yes it is. Normal people will say "I came across an article". Redman is saying "I came acrost an article".

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PostPosted: 06 Feb 2015 10:06 
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Its gives me cancer right in the cancer region.

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 Post subject: Re: It's
PostPosted: 06 Feb 2015 15:30 
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I acrossed another article about this once. But other than that I've never heard anyone say this
Redman do you even troll? :3 :3 :3 <3
Should have said "Okay Jeroh, I agree with your rant. You really got your point acrosst."

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I can't fucking stand when people do this. Also, when someone says that's a great ideal, instead of idea.
Took me two years of yelling at my little sister for me to break her of that habit. "I have an ideal! Let's not use ideal improperly!"

I think she thought "ideal" was the fancy way of saying "idea".


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 Post subject: Re: It's
PostPosted: 06 Feb 2015 18:04 
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I acrossed another article about this once. But other than that I've never heard anyone say this
Redman do you even troll? :3 :3 :3 <3
Should have said "Okay Jeroh, I agree with your rant. You really got your point acrosst."
Come on, he only missed one word.

"I came acrossed another article..." was perfectly acceptable trolling.

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PostPosted: 06 Feb 2015 18:08 
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I thought acrossed replaced crossed instead of acrossed

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PostPosted: 06 Feb 2015 18:36 
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Oh lol so you really did fail at trolling. And here I was sticking up for you.

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