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[[Strong Bad]] regularly receives '''[[Strong Bad Email|emails]] with poor grammar and spelling''', which he rarely hesitates to point out.  He even released an entertaining/informational CD on the subject in an Easter egg in [[local news]] called "[[local news#Easter Eggs|Strong Bad's Rhythm 'n' Grammar]]."
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[[Image:Lackofpunction_winner_sbemail.png|250px|thumb|"Well, let's just see here... Zero capitalization...  Misspelling...  Lack of punctuation... Looks like a winner to me!"]]
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[[Strong Bad]] regularly receives '''[[Strong Bad Email|emails]] with poor grammar and spelling''', which he rarely hesitates to point out.  He even released an entertaining/informational CD on the subject in an Easter egg in [[local news]] called "[[local_news#Easter_Eggs|Strong Bad's Rhythm 'n' Grammar]]."
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While many emails do contain these sort of errors, this list only contains errors that are either famous in their own right or have affected how Strong Bad read the email.
While many emails do contain these sort of errors, this list only contains errors that are either famous in their own right or have affected how Strong Bad read the email.
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In contrast to the many criticisms of poor spelling and grammar, Strong Bad applauds Dan from Pennsylvania in [[autobiography]] because he makes no
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Ironically, Strong Bad himself will sometimes [[Strong Bad's Spelling|make a spelling or grammatical error of similar context]] when typing.
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misspellings, has a good idea, and makes fun of [[Strong Sad|dumpus]], calling it a "SOLID e-mail."
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==List of Poorly Written E-mails==
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In contrast to the many criticisms of poor spelling and grammar, Strong Bad occasionally receives [[Emails that meet Strong Bad's approval|emails that meet his approval]].
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These are the list of poorly written emails starting from oldest to newest. No that lone quotation marks mean its the same thing as the one shown above.
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==List of Poorly Written Emails==
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These are the list of emails starting from oldest to newest, containing any and all errors.
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! Email<!-- Please add new errors in the order of the email it was in! --> !! Poor Grammar and Punctuation !! Poor Spelling !! Poor Capitalization
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! Email !! Poor Grammar and Punctuation !! Poor Spelling !! Poor Capitalization
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| [[homsar]] || none || misspells Homestar as [[Homsar]] || none
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| [[homsar]] || ''None'' || Vinnie C. misspells "Homestar" as "[[Homsar|Ho'''ms'''ar]]" || ''None''
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| [[i love you]] || no punctuation mark at end of sentence || uses [[Internet Slang|internet shorthand]]; uses a [[Fhqwhgads|gibberish name]] || no capitalization
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| [[depressio]] || "'''guy ,'''" should be "'''guy.'''" || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[trevor the vampire]] || email ends abruptly || none || none
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| [[i love you]] || No punctuation mark at end of sentence || [[Fhqwhgads|fhqwhgadshgnsdhjsdbkhsdabkfabkveybvf]] uses [[Internet Slang|internet shorthand]]; uses a gibberish name || no capitalization
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| [[i she be]] || tenuous grasp on english language; lack of<br> punctuation || misspells should as she || no capitalization
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| [[trevor the vampire]] || No comma after "Hampden"; email ends abruptly || ''None'' || Trevor does not capitalize '''s'''trong '''b'''ad
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| [[duck pond]] || none || none || no capitalization
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| [[i she be]] || Tenuous grasp on English language; lack of punctuation || Misspells "should" as "sh'''e'''" || no capitalization
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| [[the basics]] || "how do you do it" does not end with a question mark; unnecesarry apostraphe in "trick's" || none || no capitalization
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| [[duck pond]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || no capitalization
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| [[band names]] || none || none || " "
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| [[the basics]] || "How do you do '''it .'''" should be "How do you do '''it?'''"; unnecessary apostrophe in "trick'''’'''s" || ''None'' || no capitalization
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| [[stand-up]] || none || uses internet shorthand; misspells funny as "funy" and comedic as "comidic" || " "
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| [[band names]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || no capitalization
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| [[tape-leg]] || none || none || Strong Bad and my is not capitalized
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| [[stand-up]] || ''None'' || Joe p. uses internet shorthand; misspells "funny" as "fu'''n'''y" and "comedic" as "com'''i'''dic" || no capitalization
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| [[spring cleaning]] || Steve writes crush with Marzipan instead of ''on'' Marzipan || Sue misspells surprised as "suprised" || Steve does not capitalize his name and Sterling
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| [[tape-leg]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || no capitalization (except for "Dear" and "Nicolas")
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| [[cartoon]] || mr does not have a period at the end of it; the email's greeting does not have a comma at the end of it || uses internet shorthand; quite possibly misspells his own name to Geroge || no capitalization
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| [[spring cleaning]] || Steve writes "crush '''with''' Marzipan" instead of "crush '''on''' Marzipan". Mike has no comma after "Bend" || Sue misspells surprised as "s'''up'''rised" || Steve does not capitalize his city, name or "'''m'''arzipan"
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| [[little animal]] || question ends with a period instead of a question<br> mark || none || none
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| [[cartoon]] || "[[Wikipedia:Mr.|'''m'''r]]" does not have a period at the end of it; the email's greeting does not have a comma at the end of it || Geroge uses internet shorthand; quite possibly misspells his own name as "'''g'''e'''ro'''ge" || no capitalization
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| [[CGNU]] || none || none || "dear strong bad", both "i"s and "thank"<br> is not capitalized
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| [[little animal]] || Question ends with a period instead of a question mark || ''None'' || '''c'''rapfully is not capitalized
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| [[1 step ahead]] || none || none || entire email except "I" is not capitalized
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| [[super powers]] || Second question should be a part of the first || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[12:00]] || "Thankyou" does not have a space in between || none || "vcr" is not capitalized
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| [[CGNU]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || "'''d'''ear '''s'''trong '''b'''ad", both "'''i'''"s and "'''t'''hank" are not capitalized
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| [[sugarbob]] || none || none || entire email capitalized
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| [[1 step ahead]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || Entire email, except "I", is not capitalized
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| [[weird dream]] || none || none || no capitalization
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| [[12:00]] || "Than'''ky'''ou" does not have a space in between || ''None'' || "'''vcr'''" is not capitalized
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| [[invisibility]] || none || invisible misspelled as "invisable" || " "
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| [[sugarbob]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || ENTIRE EMAIL CAPITALIZED
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| [[little questions]] || tenuous grasp on english language, enough said || none || none
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| [[weird dream]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || no capitalization
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| [[lures and jigs]] || none || misspells fish as "fishs" || none
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| [[sisters]] || Ali says "My sister and '''me'''" instead of "My sister and '''I'''," and "There '''is''' two of us," not "There '''are''' two of us." The anonymous author of the second email has awful grammar, and Strong Bad believes they're "not even literate." || ''None'' || The greeting "'''h'''ello" in the second email is not capitalized
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| [[your friends]] || none || none || entire email capitalized
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| [[guitar]] || "Wha'''ts'''" does not have an apostrophe, and a comma is missing in the first sentence. || ''None'' || '''G'''uitar is unnecessarily capitalized
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| [[50 emails]] || Mike ends his question with an exclamation mark || Matt misspells Strong as Stong || Matt does not capitalize what, example and his name on his email
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| [[invisibility]] || ''None'' || "Invisible" misspelled as "invis'''a'''ble" || no capitalization
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| [[website]] || the word, "website" is used too often || none || none
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| [[little questions]] || Tenuous grasp on English language || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[island]] || an is supposed to be a for desert || where is supposed to be were || none
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| [[lures and jigs]] || ''None'' || Misspells "fish" as "fish'''s'''" || ''None''
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| [[comic]] || none || misspells appreciate to appriciate; they is misspelled as "Tey" || none
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| [[your friends]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || ENTIRE EMAIL CAPITALIZED
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| [[morning routine]] || Whats does not have an apostrophe || none || none
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| [[50 emails]] || Mike ends his question with an exclamation mark || Matt misspells "Strong" as "[[Stong Bad|Stong]]" || Mike does not capitalize '''s'''trong '''b'''ad; Matt does not capitalize "'''w'''hat", "'''e'''xample" and his name on his email
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| [[japanese cartoon]] || none || none || James' name is not capitalized along with, "what"
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| [[website]] || The word "website" is used too often || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[dragon]] || none || uses internet shorthand || Kaizer's name is not capitalized
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| [[island]] || "A'''n'''" is supposed to be "a" for "desert" || "W'''h'''ere" is supposed to be "were" || ''None''
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| [[huttah!]] || Holmes types, "WHERE THE HECK IS YOU SHIRT???" || none || Nobuyoshi does not capitalize his "i"s and the beginning of his sentences; Holmes' entire email is capitalized (except California); Derek does not capitalize his question and his name
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| [[comic]] || ''None'' || Brittany misspells "appreciate" to "appr'''i'''ciate"; "they" is misspelled as "'''Te'''y" || ''None''
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| [[fingers]] || none || none || Aaron's email has no capitalization; Frankdog's entire email is capitalized
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| [[morning routine]] || "Wha'''ts'''" does not have an apostrophe || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[english paper]] || none || misspells english to, "englilsh" || none
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| [[japanese cartoon]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || '''J'''ames's name is not capitalized along with "'''w'''hat" and "'''j'''apanese"
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| [[unused emails]] || The first and second anonymous sender does not have a subject in their email; Evan, Andrew and Stephanie all have tenuous grasps on the english language; Stephanie does not put punctuations in her sentences; Andrew uses the word crap too often; The third anonymous sender's comma in dear Strong Bad is in the wrong place || The third anonymous sender misspells enjoy reading to, "enloy reasing"; Andrew misspells Homestar Runner's name to hamesturrunner || Evan's entire email is capitalized; the second anonymous sender does not capitalize his/her question; Stephanie's email is not capitalized
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| [[dragon]] || ''None'' || Kaizer uses internet shorthand || '''K'''aizer's name is not capitalized along with '''w'''ell
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| [[the show]] || none || misspells tournament as "tounament" || Homestar is not capitalized
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| [[huttah!]] || Nobuyoshi types "th'''e'''n" instead of "than"; Holmes types, "DEAR STRONG BAD'''!'''" and "WHERE THE HECK IS YO'''U''' SHIRT???" || ''None'' || Nobuyoshi does not capitalize any "'''i'''"s and the beginning of the sentences; HOLMES' ENTIRE EMAIL IS CAPITALIZED (except "California"); '''d'''erek does not capitalize (except "Dear '''s'''trong '''b'''ad", the last two words blocked by the shred of paper)
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| [[personal favorites]] || no comma after e-mails; uses a period instead of a question mark || none || none
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| [[fingers]] || Brandon uses "you'''r'''" instead of "you're" || ''None'' || aaron's email has no capitalization; FRANKDOG'S ENTIRE EMAIL IS CAPITALIZED
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| [[privileges]] || question ends with a period instead of a quenstion mark || misspells privileges as "privalages" || no capitalization (except for dear)
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| [[english paper]] || ''None'' || Kyle Smith misspells "English" as "Engli'''l'''sh" || ''None''
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| [[sibbie]] || question says "your are" instead of "you are" and says that Strong Bad is the most awesomest thing ever || none || none
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| [[unused emails]] || Dan says "don't get showed" instead of "don't get shown". The first and second anonymous sender's emails make no sense; Evan, Andrew and Stephanie all have tenuous grasps on the English language; Stephanie does not put punctuation in her sentences; The third anonymous sender's comma in "dear''',''' Strong Bad" is in the wrong place || The third anonymous sender misspells "enjoy reading" as "en'''l'''oy rea'''s'''ing"; Andrew misspells Homestar Runner's name to "h'''a'''mest'''urr'''unner" || EVAN'S ENTIRE EMAIL IS CAPITALIZED; the second anonymous sender does not capitalize their question; Stephanie's email is not capitalized
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| [[anything]] || none || none || hi, have and bye is not capitalized
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| [[the show]] || ''None'' || Tori misspells "tournament" as "to'''un'''ament" || '''H'''omestar is not capitalized
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| [[the process]] || the question was " How long does it to answer an e-mail?" || none || none
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| [[personal favorites]] || HockeymanJ05 has no comma after "e-mails" and uses a period instead of a question mark. Pred types "a'''re'''" instead of "a", and "I'''’m'''" instead of "I". Zebbadee's second "d'''o'''" should be "did". || Pred uses internet shorthand "'''u r'''". || ''None''
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| [[couch patch]] || none || behind is misspelled as behiend; from is misspelled as form || no capitalization
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| [[privileges]] || Question ends with a period instead of a question mark || Crazyclemens misspells "privileges" as "priv'''a'''leges" || no capitalization (except for "Dear")
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| [[local news]] || email uses wrong form of its causing Strong Bad to sing one of his Rhythm 'n' Rhyme song || none || none
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| [[sibbie]] || Question says "'''your''' are" instead of "you are" and says that Strong Bad is the most "awesome'''st'''" thing ever || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[kind of cool]] || none || thinking and wondering is missing its Gs || Strong Bad is not capitalized
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| [[anything]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || "'''h'''i", "'''h'''ave" and "'''b'''ye" are not capitalized
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| [[different town]] || "I just wondering" is missing was || Sincerely is misspelled as "sincerley" || none
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| [[the process]] || The question was "How long does '''it to''' answer an e-mail?" || "process" is spelled "pro'''s'''ess" || ''None''
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| [[car]] || "Do you have a car" is supposed to end with a question mark along with the second sentence|| none || some random capitalization
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| [[kids' book]] || The sender asks Strong Bad if he had ever ''thought of'' a children's book, and subsequently asks "what kind of words '''did you''' try to teach the kids", rather than "you would". || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[lunch special]] || none || lunch is misspelled with a second c; sincerely is misspelled as sincerly || none
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| [[couch patch]] || ''None'' || "Behind" is misspelled as "behi'''e'''nd"; "from" is misspelled as "f'''or'''m" || no capitalization
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| [[theme park]] || none || none || the sentences do not have capitals in the beginning
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| [[local news]] || Ends question with "even". Email types "its'''’'''" instead of "its", causing Strong Bad to sing one of his Rhythm 'n' Grammar songs || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[dangeresque 3]] || none || coming is misspelled as "comeing" || no capitalization
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| [[kind of cool]] || ''None'' || "Thinki'''n'''" and "wonderi'''n'''" are missing their G's || '''S'''trong '''B'''ad is not capitalized
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| [[cheatday]] || question has no punctuation || none || question not capitalized
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| [[different town]] || "'''I just''' wondering" is missing "was" || "Sincerely" is misspelled as "sincer'''le'''y" || ''None''
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| [[crying]] || there are two greetings in the email which Strong Bad points out; there's no punctuation before I was wondering || none || none
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| [[car]] || "Do you '''H'''ave a '''car If''' you do what '''K'''ind of car is '''it.'''" is supposed to be two questions instead of one long sentence; both should end with question marks || ''None'' || Use of random capitalization
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| [[for kids]] || there's an unecessary comma between, "would love you" and, "and your awesomeness." || none || none
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| [[lunch special]] || ''None'' || "Lun'''cc'''h" is misspelled with a second c; "sincerely" is misspelled as "since'''rl'''y" || ''None''
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| [[other days]] || Janus has a tenuous grasp on the english language || none || Brian has no capitalization in his email(except for CA)
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| [[theme park]] || Two sentences are separated by a comma || "bu'''is'''ness" is misspelled || The sentences do not have capitals in the beginning
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| [[old comics]] || none || none || " " (except for SB and NY)
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| [[dangeresque 3]] || ''None'' || "Coming" is misspelled as "com'''e'''ing" || no capitalization
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| [[pizzaz]] || the question does not have any punctuation and doesn't make that much sense || none || the ending of the email is not capitalized
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| [[cheatday]] || "Mike Control" omits a question mark at the end of the sentence. Ryan's email has no punctuation (except for the question mark), Bridget writes "your" as "you'''’re'''", and the second anonymous email has no punctuation. || Ryan misspells "better" as "be'''t'''er" || "Mike Control"'s second sentence is not capitalized (except Cheat). None of the three emails The Cheat answers have any capitalization.
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| [[time capsule]] || none || you're has two Rs || no captalization (except STRONG and X0)
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| [[crying]] || There are two greetings in the email which Strong Bad points out; there's no punctuation before "I was wondering" || ''None'' || "'''H'''omestar" is not capitalized
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| [[montage]] || none || create is misspelled as creat || none
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| [[for kids]] || The opening sentence should end in a period, but Allison puts a question mark at the end. Also, Strong Bad points out the unnecessary comma in "would love you''',''' and your awesomeness". || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[animal]] || the question does not make that much sense, "What would you like as if you were your own made up animal"; the question does not have a question mark in the end || none || none
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| [[other days]] || Janus has a tenuous grasp on the English language, starting the running gag "[[Please to be]]" || Janus misspells "untying" as "unt'''ie'''ing" || brian has no capitalization in his email (except for "CA")
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| [[dreamail]] || Another words is supposed to be In other words || none || none
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| [[old comics]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || no capitalization (except for "SB" and "NY")
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| [[origins]] || I have recently been wondering is supposed to be I've been recently wondering || none || none
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| [[pizzaz|pizza'''z''']] || The valediction does not have any punctuation and makes little sense || "pizza'''z'''" is misspelled and carried out through the whole email by Strong Bad. || The ending of the email is not capitalized
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| [[long pants]] || the email uses the word pants too much; the email sort of got off-topic || none || none
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| [[time capsule]] || Sam uses a period at the end of last sentence instead of a question mark || Misspells "you’re" as "you’'''rr'''e" || No captalization (except "S'''TRONG'''" and "X0")
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| [[rampage]] || there's an unecessary comma after Peter's name || Dear is misspelled as Der; I thinks is is supposed to be I think || none
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| [[montage]] || ''None'' || "Create" is misspelled as "crea'''t'''" || ''None''
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| [[garage sale]] || none || da is supposed to be the || no capitalization (except the Is)
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| [[animal]] || The question, "What would you '''like as if you were''' your own made up '''animal'''" needs to be rewritten; the question does not have a question mark in the end || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[modeling]] || none || there's an extra u in truly || question not capitalized
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| [[dreamail]] || "'''Another''' words" is supposed to be "In other words" || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[record book]] || none || none || no capitalization
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| [[long pants]] || The email uses the word "pants" too much; the email gets off-topic || ''None'' || '''H'''omestar is not capitalized
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| [[geddup noise]] || none || none || Marc Baroni's name is not capitalized
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| [[rampage]] || There is an unnecessary comma after Peter's name || "Dear" is misspelled as "D'''er'''"; "I think'''s'''" is supposed to be "I think" || ''None''
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| [[bedtime story]] || Good Night is supposed to have a comma in the end, not a period || lately is misspelled as latley ||
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| [[garage sale]] || ''None'' || "Da" is supposed to be "the" || no capitalization (except the I's)
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| [[secret identity]] || none || none || some random capitalization
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| [[modeling]] || ''None'' || There is an extra "u" in "tr'''uu'''ly" || "'''d'''ear" and "'''i'''" not capitalized, types "S'''TRONG''' B'''AD!!!!!'''" instead of "Strong Bad,".
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| [[disconnected]] || "...and you didn't even know where your body is or your head," is supposed to be where your body ''was'' || none || none
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| [[record book]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || no capitalization
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| [[candy product]] || the email overuses ellipsis || dont doesn't have an apostrophe || none
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| [[lady...ing]] || Types a period instead of a question mark after question. || ''None'' || "Friends" and "Ever" are unnecessarily capitalized.
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| [[senior prom]] || "... did you ever have a senior prom," is supposed to be if you ever had a senior prom || none || none
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| [[geddup noise]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || Marc Baroni's name is not capitalized
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| [[redesign]] || none || none || no capitalization
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| [[bedtime story]] || "Bed-time" story is not supposed to be hyphenated and "Good Night" is supposed to have a comma in the end, not a period || "lately" is misspelled as "lat'''le'''y" || ''None''
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| [[trading cards]] || N.S. is not necessary as you can just type NS || the subject reads, "Trading Stong-gum" || none
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| [[secret identity]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || Chris uses random capitalization
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| [[retirement]] || Josh lacks punctuation in his email || Josh misspells sincerely as sincerly || Josh has no capitalization
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| [[disconnected]] || "...'''were''' your body '''is or your head'''," is supposed to be "'''where''' your body '''was'''," || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[coloring]] || there are question marks after the ellipsis || ridiculous is misspelled as rediculous; thats does not have an apostrophe || none
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| [[candy product]] || No comma after the greeting.  The email overuses ellipses, a comma missing after "chick-magnet", and "do'''nt'''" and "tha'''ts'''" are missing apostrophes. "Chick-magnet" does not need to be hyphenated. || "someone" is misspelled as "so'''mo'''ne", "homestarru'''nnn'''er" has three N's. || "'''h'''omesta'''rr'''u'''nnn'''er" should be "Homestar Runner"
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| [[4 branches]] || N.Y. is not necessary as you can just type NY; the email lacks two commas: one after Hey Strong Bad and another after ur biggest fan || uses internet shorthand || Elgrondo is supposed to be capitalized
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| [[senior prom]] || "...'''did''' you ever '''have''' a senior prom," is supposed to be "if you ever had a senior prom" || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[the chair]] || none || doesnt is missing an apostrophe; truly is misspelled as truely || none
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| [[redesign]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || no capitalization
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| [[strong badathlon]] || none || none || Bad, I've, The Cheat and Homestar is not capitalized
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| [[trading cards]] || First sentence strangely includes an ellipsis || The subject reads, "Trading [[Stong Bad|Stong]]-gum" || The word "With" should not be capitalized
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| [[the movies]] || there's an unecessary period at the end of TN || none || has is not capitalized
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| [[retirement]] || Josh lacks punctuation in his email || Josh misspells "sincerely" as "since'''rl'''y" || josh has no capitalization
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| [[coloring]] || There are question marks after the ellipsis || "Ridiculous" is misspelled as "r'''e'''diculous"; "tha'''ts'''" does not have an apostrophe || ''None''
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| [[4 branches]] || the email lacks two commas: one after "Hey Strong Bad" and another after "'''ur''' biggest fan" || Spanky uses internet shorthand || "'''e'''lgrondo" is supposed to be capitalized
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| [[the chair]] || ''None'' || "Does'''nt'''" is missing an apostrophe; "truly" is misspelled as "tru'''e'''ly" || ''None''
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| [[strong badathlon]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || "'''B'''ad", "'''I'''’ve", "'''T'''he '''C'''heat" and "'''H'''omestar" are all not capitalized
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| [[the movies]] || There is an unnecessary period at the end of "TN" || ''None'' || "'''h'''as" is not capitalized
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| [[rough copy]] || Malinko says "I hope '''you''' interested" || Misspells "problems" as "pro'''m'''blems" || Unnecessarily capitalizes "'''D'''raw", forgets to capitalize "'''I'''" and "'''T'''he '''C'''heat" several times
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| [[more armies]] || Paul uses a period instead of a question mark. His question does not have an "or" before the third listed item. He also uses "that" instead of "who". || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[mini-golf]] || The phrase "miniature golf course" is used too often. || "N'''oo'''ne" is spelled as one word. || ''None''
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| [[pizza joint]] || Daphne types "'''me''' and '''my girls'''" instead of "'''my girls''' and '''I'''" || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[web comics]] || Gunkiller types "'''Me''' and '''some of my friends'''" instead of "'''Some of my friends''' and '''I'''" and has no punctuation after "Thanks a lot". || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[business trip]] || ''None'' || Roxy misspells "sbemail" as "s'''bm'''ail." || "'''t'''hink about it" is missing capitalization.
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| [[yes, wrestling]] || Gardenboy types a period in place of a comma and in place of a question mark. There's also no punctuation after his name or "Bfn." || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[nightlife]] || Josh ends his first sentence with a question mark in place of a period. || "Mr." is misspelled as "'''mr'''". || "'''m'''r" should be capitalized.
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| [[fan club]] || David uses two apostrophes in the word "it'''’’'''s" which shouldn't have any, and uses the word "who'''se'''" when he should have used the word "who’s". || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[pet show]] || The email's greeting does not have a comma at the end of it. || The term "Haihai" is written in [[Wikipedia:lolcat|lolspeak]]. || ''None''
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| [[licensed]] || No commas where needed. || Pimple is misspelled as Pilmple. || Did not capitalize "'''t'''he Cheat", "'''s'''trong Bad" and "'''r'''eceiving".
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| [[shapeshifter]] || Paxton Westergard did not separate his name and the town where he is from by using either a line break or a comma. || "What" is misspelled as "w'''ah'''t". || ''None''
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| [[SBCG4AP Advertisement]] || "To" should be in the phrase "You '''need make'''". || "Best" is misspelled as "b'''r'''st". || ''None''
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| [[specially marked]] || ''None'' || Misspells "cereal" as "cer'''i'''al". || ''None''
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| [[love poems]] || There are unnecessary square brackets around the word "Bad", and "my words which I speak" is unusually phrased (though probably intended for comic effect). || The words "absotively" (a portmanteau of "absolutely" and "positively") and "blunderous" are not generally regarded as correct English (though again, this may have been intended for comic effect).  || ''None''
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| [[hiding]] || The first sentence omits a question mark. There are three cases for the second sentence: "'''you right.'''" is missing a comma and a question mark, the sentence ends with an unnecessary "right", or there is a word missing at the end of the sentence. || "N'''oo'''ne" is spelled as one word. || ''None''
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| [[your edge]] || ''None'' || Misspells "shenanigans" as "she'''nn'''anigans", and "haven’t" as "h'''e'''ven’t".  || ''None''
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| [[magic trick]] || Uses the singular article "a" in "He'''r''' are '''a''' tips", and the preposition "to" rather than "for".|| Misspells "Here" as "He'''r'''". || Fails to capitalize "'''s'''weden" and "'''h'''omestar '''r'''unner".
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| [[being mean]] || Types a period instead of a question mark after question || ''None'' || ''None''
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| [[email thunder]] || The sentence in the body is a run-on || Misspells "us" as "us'''e'''" || ''None''
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| [[imaginary]] || ''None'' || ''None'' || "'''M'''y" should be capitalized.
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| [[dictionary]] || Describes Strong Bad as the '''"superest"''', '''"awesomest"''' guy ever || Spells "fo'''r'''" as "fo" || ''None''
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===Other Poorly Written Emails===
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==Other Poorly Written Emails==
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This is the list for secret emails in the [[strongbad_email.exe]] extras.
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This is the list for bonus emails in the [[strongbad_email.exe]] extras.
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! Email<!-- Please add new errors in the order of the email it was in! --> !! Poor Grammar and Punctuation !! Poor Spelling !! Poor Capitalization
! Email<!-- Please add new errors in the order of the email it was in! --> !! Poor Grammar and Punctuation !! Poor Spelling !! Poor Capitalization
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| [[E-mail Birds]] || Bettina is missing punctuations in her sentence; Jeffrey uses the word dork too often; Naomi has a tenuous grasp on the english language || none || Bettina's e-mail has no capitalization
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| [[E-mail Birds]] || Bettina's email is missing punctuation; Jeffrey uses the word "dork" too often; Naomi has a tenuous grasp on the English language || ''None'' || bettina's email has no capitalization
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| [[Videro Games]] || there's an unecessary "in" in Wilbur's email making it sound like, "the effects of in video games on children." || none || none
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| [[Videro Games]] || There are two cases for the first sentence: "What is your opinion of the effects "'''of in'''" video games on children?" has an unnecessary "in", or it is missing a word between "of" and "in". || ''None'' || ''None''
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== Emails that spell Strong Bad/Strong Badia as one word ==
== Emails that spell Strong Bad/Strong Badia as one word ==
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An error where two words are spelled as one word is often unnoticed by Strong Bad.
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Strong Bad and [[Strong Badia]] are often misspelled as one word. This usually goes unnoticed by Strong Bad, and has recently been happening more so than usual.
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*[[halloweener]]
*[[halloweener]]
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*[[crying]]
*[[crying]]
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*[[dreamail]] (Written as "StrongBad".)
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*[[dreamail]]
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**Written as "StrongBad".
*[[long pants]]
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*[[do over]]
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*[[space program]]
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*[[myths & legends]] (But spells "Strong Badia" correctly.)
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*[[myths & legends]]
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**Spells "Strong Badia" correctly.
*[[candy product]]
*[[candy product]]
*[[keep cool]]
*[[keep cool]]
*[[trading cards]]
*[[trading cards]]
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*[[what I want]]
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*[[what i want]]
*[[looking old]]
*[[looking old]]
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*[[unnatural]] (But spells "Strong Badia" correctly.)
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*[[unnatural]]
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**Spells "Strong Badia" correctly.
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*[[rough copy]]
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*[[more armies]]
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**Spells "Strong Badia" correctly in the subject line, but incorrectly in the body of the email.
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*[[the paper]]
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*[[mini-golf]]
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*[[hygiene]]
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*[[pizza joint]]
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**Spells the name "Strong Bad" correctly.
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*[[nightlife]]
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*[[shapeshifter]]
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*[[specially marked]]
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*[[your edge]]
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**Written as "Srongbad".
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==See Also==
==See Also==
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[[Category:Spelling and Grammar]]
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[[Category:Strong Bad Email]]
 

Current revision as of 20:05, 3 February 2021

"Well, let's just see here... Zero capitalization... Misspelling... Lack of punctuation... Looks like a winner to me!"

Strong Bad regularly receives emails with poor grammar and spelling, which he rarely hesitates to point out. He even released an entertaining/informational CD on the subject in an Easter egg in local news called "Strong Bad's Rhythm 'n' Grammar."

While many emails do contain these sort of errors, this list only contains errors that are either famous in their own right or have affected how Strong Bad read the email.

Ironically, Strong Bad himself will sometimes make a spelling or grammatical error of similar context when typing.

In contrast to the many criticisms of poor spelling and grammar, Strong Bad occasionally receives emails that meet his approval.

Contents

[edit] List of Poorly Written Emails

These are the list of emails starting from oldest to newest, containing any and all errors.

Email Poor Grammar and Punctuation Poor Spelling Poor Capitalization
homsar None Vinnie C. misspells "Homestar" as "Homsar" None
depressio "guy ," should be "guy." None None
i love you No punctuation mark at end of sentence fhqwhgadshgnsdhjsdbkhsdabkfabkveybvf uses internet shorthand; uses a gibberish name no capitalization
trevor the vampire No comma after "Hampden"; email ends abruptly None Trevor does not capitalize strong bad
i she be Tenuous grasp on English language; lack of punctuation Misspells "should" as "she" no capitalization
duck pond None None no capitalization
the basics "How do you do it ." should be "How do you do it?"; unnecessary apostrophe in "tricks" None no capitalization
band names None None no capitalization
stand-up None Joe p. uses internet shorthand; misspells "funny" as "funy" and "comedic" as "comidic" no capitalization
tape-leg None None no capitalization (except for "Dear" and "Nicolas")
spring cleaning Steve writes "crush with Marzipan" instead of "crush on Marzipan". Mike has no comma after "Bend" Sue misspells surprised as "suprised" Steve does not capitalize his city, name or "marzipan"
cartoon "mr" does not have a period at the end of it; the email's greeting does not have a comma at the end of it Geroge uses internet shorthand; quite possibly misspells his own name as "geroge" no capitalization
little animal Question ends with a period instead of a question mark None crapfully is not capitalized
super powers Second question should be a part of the first None None
CGNU None None "dear strong bad", both "i"s and "thank" are not capitalized
1 step ahead None None Entire email, except "I", is not capitalized
12:00 "Thankyou" does not have a space in between None "vcr" is not capitalized
sugarbob None None ENTIRE EMAIL CAPITALIZED
weird dream None None no capitalization
sisters Ali says "My sister and me" instead of "My sister and I," and "There is two of us," not "There are two of us." The anonymous author of the second email has awful grammar, and Strong Bad believes they're "not even literate." None The greeting "hello" in the second email is not capitalized
guitar "Whats" does not have an apostrophe, and a comma is missing in the first sentence. None Guitar is unnecessarily capitalized
invisibility None "Invisible" misspelled as "invisable" no capitalization
little questions Tenuous grasp on English language None None
lures and jigs None Misspells "fish" as "fishs" None
your friends None None ENTIRE EMAIL CAPITALIZED
50 emails Mike ends his question with an exclamation mark Matt misspells "Strong" as "Stong" Mike does not capitalize strong bad; Matt does not capitalize "what", "example" and his name on his email
website The word "website" is used too often None None
island "An" is supposed to be "a" for "desert" "Where" is supposed to be "were" None
comic None Brittany misspells "appreciate" to "appriciate"; "they" is misspelled as "Tey" None
morning routine "Whats" does not have an apostrophe None None
japanese cartoon None None James's name is not capitalized along with "what" and "japanese"
dragon None Kaizer uses internet shorthand Kaizer's name is not capitalized along with well
huttah! Nobuyoshi types "then" instead of "than"; Holmes types, "DEAR STRONG BAD!" and "WHERE THE HECK IS YOU SHIRT???" None Nobuyoshi does not capitalize any "i"s and the beginning of the sentences; HOLMES' ENTIRE EMAIL IS CAPITALIZED (except "California"); derek does not capitalize (except "Dear strong bad", the last two words blocked by the shred of paper)
fingers Brandon uses "your" instead of "you're" None aaron's email has no capitalization; FRANKDOG'S ENTIRE EMAIL IS CAPITALIZED
english paper None Kyle Smith misspells "English" as "Englilsh" None
unused emails Dan says "don't get showed" instead of "don't get shown". The first and second anonymous sender's emails make no sense; Evan, Andrew and Stephanie all have tenuous grasps on the English language; Stephanie does not put punctuation in her sentences; The third anonymous sender's comma in "dear, Strong Bad" is in the wrong place The third anonymous sender misspells "enjoy reading" as "enloy reasing"; Andrew misspells Homestar Runner's name to "hamesturrunner" EVAN'S ENTIRE EMAIL IS CAPITALIZED; the second anonymous sender does not capitalize their question; Stephanie's email is not capitalized
the show None Tori misspells "tournament" as "tounament" Homestar is not capitalized
personal favorites HockeymanJ05 has no comma after "e-mails" and uses a period instead of a question mark. Pred types "are" instead of "a", and "I’m" instead of "I". Zebbadee's second "do" should be "did". Pred uses internet shorthand "u r". None
privileges Question ends with a period instead of a question mark Crazyclemens misspells "privileges" as "privaleges" no capitalization (except for "Dear")
sibbie Question says "your are" instead of "you are" and says that Strong Bad is the most "awesomest" thing ever None None
anything None None "hi", "have" and "bye" are not capitalized
the process The question was "How long does it to answer an e-mail?" "process" is spelled "prosess" None
kids' book The sender asks Strong Bad if he had ever thought of a children's book, and subsequently asks "what kind of words did you try to teach the kids", rather than "you would". None None
couch patch None "Behind" is misspelled as "behiend"; "from" is misspelled as "form" no capitalization
local news Ends question with "even". Email types "its" instead of "its", causing Strong Bad to sing one of his Rhythm 'n' Grammar songs None None
kind of cool None "Thinkin" and "wonderin" are missing their G's Strong Bad is not capitalized
different town "I just wondering" is missing "was" "Sincerely" is misspelled as "sincerley" None
car "Do you Have a car If you do what Kind of car is it." is supposed to be two questions instead of one long sentence; both should end with question marks None Use of random capitalization
lunch special None "Luncch" is misspelled with a second c; "sincerely" is misspelled as "sincerly" None
theme park Two sentences are separated by a comma "buisness" is misspelled The sentences do not have capitals in the beginning
dangeresque 3 None "Coming" is misspelled as "comeing" no capitalization
cheatday "Mike Control" omits a question mark at the end of the sentence. Ryan's email has no punctuation (except for the question mark), Bridget writes "your" as "you’re", and the second anonymous email has no punctuation. Ryan misspells "better" as "beter" "Mike Control"'s second sentence is not capitalized (except Cheat). None of the three emails The Cheat answers have any capitalization.
crying There are two greetings in the email which Strong Bad points out; there's no punctuation before "I was wondering" None "Homestar" is not capitalized
for kids The opening sentence should end in a period, but Allison puts a question mark at the end. Also, Strong Bad points out the unnecessary comma in "would love you, and your awesomeness". None None
other days Janus has a tenuous grasp on the English language, starting the running gag "Please to be" Janus misspells "untying" as "untieing" brian has no capitalization in his email (except for "CA")
old comics None None no capitalization (except for "SB" and "NY")
pizzaz The valediction does not have any punctuation and makes little sense "pizzaz" is misspelled and carried out through the whole email by Strong Bad. The ending of the email is not capitalized
time capsule Sam uses a period at the end of last sentence instead of a question mark Misspells "you’re" as "you’rre" No captalization (except "STRONG" and "X0")
montage None "Create" is misspelled as "creat" None
animal The question, "What would you like as if you were your own made up animal" needs to be rewritten; the question does not have a question mark in the end None None
dreamail "Another words" is supposed to be "In other words" None None
long pants The email uses the word "pants" too much; the email gets off-topic None Homestar is not capitalized
rampage There is an unnecessary comma after Peter's name "Dear" is misspelled as "Der"; "I thinks" is supposed to be "I think" None
garage sale None "Da" is supposed to be "the" no capitalization (except the I's)
modeling None There is an extra "u" in "truuly" "dear" and "i" not capitalized, types "STRONG BAD!!!!!" instead of "Strong Bad,".
record book None None no capitalization
lady...ing Types a period instead of a question mark after question. None "Friends" and "Ever" are unnecessarily capitalized.
geddup noise None None Marc Baroni's name is not capitalized
bedtime story "Bed-time" story is not supposed to be hyphenated and "Good Night" is supposed to have a comma in the end, not a period "lately" is misspelled as "latley" None
secret identity None None Chris uses random capitalization
disconnected "...were your body is or your head," is supposed to be "where your body was," None None
candy product No comma after the greeting. The email overuses ellipses, a comma missing after "chick-magnet", and "dont" and "thats" are missing apostrophes. "Chick-magnet" does not need to be hyphenated. "someone" is misspelled as "somone", "homestarrunnner" has three N's. "homestarrunnner" should be "Homestar Runner"
senior prom "...did you ever have a senior prom," is supposed to be "if you ever had a senior prom" None None
redesign None None no capitalization
trading cards First sentence strangely includes an ellipsis The subject reads, "Trading Stong-gum" The word "With" should not be capitalized
retirement Josh lacks punctuation in his email Josh misspells "sincerely" as "sincerly" josh has no capitalization
coloring There are question marks after the ellipsis "Ridiculous" is misspelled as "rediculous"; "thats" does not have an apostrophe None
4 branches the email lacks two commas: one after "Hey Strong Bad" and another after "ur biggest fan" Spanky uses internet shorthand "elgrondo" is supposed to be capitalized
the chair None "Doesnt" is missing an apostrophe; "truly" is misspelled as "truely" None
strong badathlon None None "Bad", "I’ve", "The Cheat" and "Homestar" are all not capitalized
the movies There is an unnecessary period at the end of "TN" None "has" is not capitalized
rough copy Malinko says "I hope you interested" Misspells "problems" as "promblems" Unnecessarily capitalizes "Draw", forgets to capitalize "I" and "The Cheat" several times
more armies Paul uses a period instead of a question mark. His question does not have an "or" before the third listed item. He also uses "that" instead of "who". None None
mini-golf The phrase "miniature golf course" is used too often. "Noone" is spelled as one word. None
pizza joint Daphne types "me and my girls" instead of "my girls and I" None None
web comics Gunkiller types "Me and some of my friends" instead of "Some of my friends and I" and has no punctuation after "Thanks a lot". None None
business trip None Roxy misspells "sbemail" as "sbmail." "think about it" is missing capitalization.
yes, wrestling Gardenboy types a period in place of a comma and in place of a question mark. There's also no punctuation after his name or "Bfn." None None
nightlife Josh ends his first sentence with a question mark in place of a period. "Mr." is misspelled as "mr". "mr" should be capitalized.
fan club David uses two apostrophes in the word "it’’s" which shouldn't have any, and uses the word "whose" when he should have used the word "who’s". None None
pet show The email's greeting does not have a comma at the end of it. The term "Haihai" is written in lolspeak. None
licensed No commas where needed. Pimple is misspelled as Pilmple. Did not capitalize "the Cheat", "strong Bad" and "receiving".
shapeshifter Paxton Westergard did not separate his name and the town where he is from by using either a line break or a comma. "What" is misspelled as "waht". None
SBCG4AP Advertisement "To" should be in the phrase "You need make". "Best" is misspelled as "brst". None
specially marked None Misspells "cereal" as "cerial". None
love poems There are unnecessary square brackets around the word "Bad", and "my words which I speak" is unusually phrased (though probably intended for comic effect). The words "absotively" (a portmanteau of "absolutely" and "positively") and "blunderous" are not generally regarded as correct English (though again, this may have been intended for comic effect). None
hiding The first sentence omits a question mark. There are three cases for the second sentence: "you right." is missing a comma and a question mark, the sentence ends with an unnecessary "right", or there is a word missing at the end of the sentence. "Noone" is spelled as one word. None
your edge None Misspells "shenanigans" as "shennanigans", and "haven’t" as "heven’t". None
magic trick Uses the singular article "a" in "Her are a tips", and the preposition "to" rather than "for". Misspells "Here" as "Her". Fails to capitalize "sweden" and "homestar runner".
being mean Types a period instead of a question mark after question None None
email thunder The sentence in the body is a run-on Misspells "us" as "use" None
imaginary None None "My" should be capitalized.
dictionary Describes Strong Bad as the "superest", "awesomest" guy ever Spells "for" as "fo" None

[edit] Other Poorly Written Emails

This is the list for bonus emails in the strongbad_email.exe extras.

Email Poor Grammar and Punctuation Poor Spelling Poor Capitalization
E-mail Birds Bettina's email is missing punctuation; Jeffrey uses the word "dork" too often; Naomi has a tenuous grasp on the English language None bettina's email has no capitalization
Videro Games There are two cases for the first sentence: "What is your opinion of the effects "of in" video games on children?" has an unnecessary "in", or it is missing a word between "of" and "in". None None

[edit] Emails that spell Strong Bad/Strong Badia as one word

Strong Bad and Strong Badia are often misspelled as one word. This usually goes unnoticed by Strong Bad, and has recently been happening more so than usual.

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