This has been really getting on my nerves lately... - page 5

Okay, it's HIPAA, not HIPPA. And, it's JCAHO, not JACHO. And, another one that's been getting to me lately: it's spelled "definitely", not "definately". Thanks for listenting. Okay. Much... Read More

  1. by   ElvishDNP
    On our nursery flowsheet, there is a box to check if they baby has "Mongoliam spots." I have pointed this out numerous times but nothing has been done so far. Drives me bonkers every time I see it.

    I can forgive someone if they are not a native English speaker, just as my husband overlooks the many errors I have made in speaking his language. But someone who has lived here their entire life??

    My current peeve is when someone says "I'm looking a pencil" as opposed to "I'm looking for a pencil." Grrrrr.
  2. by   Simplepleasures
  3. by   Tweety
    Guilty as charged....of all of the above.

    It's nice to know I irritate you guys. Makes me feel better about being human.:smiley_ab
  4. by   moongirl
    Quote from Tweety
    Guilty as charged....of all of the above.

    It's nice to know I irritate you guys. Makes me feel better about being human.:smiley_ab
    you call it a chester drawers too??!??!?!
  5. by   ElvishDNP
    Quote from Tweety
    Guilty as charged....of all of the above.

    It's nice to know I irritate you guys. Makes me feel better about being human.:smiley_ab
    And you call them Mongoliam spots, and you look things too?
  6. by   Spidey's mom
    Quote from moongirl
    you call it a chester drawers too??!??!?!
    I say "chesterdrawers" but mean "chest of drawers" . . . . . my family is from Arkansas.

    steph
  7. by   Spidey's mom
    ok, i have one i haven't read as of yet . . . .

    supposebly . . .not spelled that way but pronounced that way.

    steph
  8. by   jollyjenny
    Quote from stevielynn
    ok, i have one i haven't read as of yet . . . .

    supposebly . . .not spelled that way but pronounced that way.

    steph
    ooooohhhhh! i forgot all about supposebly! i have a friend who says that all the time!

    :spin:
  9. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    I knew who said 'supposebly.' She had a speech impediment (something to keep in mind).
  10. by   CRNI-ICU20
    are you trying out for the spelling bee? just kiddn' ya!
  11. by   CRNI-ICU20
    And then there was the Texas cowboy who took a French 101 class with me back in the day....
    Au revoir was pronounced......AYE-REZWARVORE!

    my prof. nearly quit teaching.
  12. by   Captain Tripps
    ameodarone??
    amioderone??
    amoderone??
    amieordarone??
    amiordurone??
    amiodoarane??

    it's a m i o d a r o n e damnit!!!! :angryfire

    peace,
    tripps
  13. by   RN4NICU
    Supposably is a word

    http://m-w.com/dictionary/supposably

    Nitch, however, is not a word. The word is niche - I see this one a lot.

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