First up - "Me and Dan are going to the beach."
When you are with a friend and you are describing what you are doing, the correct way to say it is "Dan and I are going to the beach." You NEVER EVER EVER say "Me and Dan are going to the beach." The point is obvious - you don't talk about yourself first, you mention others first. As a matter of grammar, try taking the other person out of the sentence - you would never say "me going to the beach" - you say "I." So stop saying "Me and Dan!!!"
Second - "There" - "They're" - "Their"
Stop using there for 'their' and 'they're' - please.
Their is possessive: "It is their turn on the surfboard."
They're is a contraction of "they" and "are" as in: "They're going to be there."
There is there and that is all there is!
Third - MAJOR INFRACTION OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE! Please stop Facebook updates repeating the last letter of your update as if this draws out the word. It doesn't.
Example: "Going to the shoreeeeeeee" - the way we read this is like "Going to the shore - EEEEEE" as in "Glee." Please - when you want to draw out a word - draw out the vowel sound - not the last letter. Like this: "Going to the Shooooooore!" THIS IS A HUGE DEAL - PLEASE CHANGE TO MAKE ME FEEL BETTER ABOUT READING YOUR UPDATES!!!
Fourth - Overuse of 'amazing.'
Everything is officially 'amazing.' "We had an AMAZING time." "That song is AMAZING."
Unless you were amazed (and few people truly reach that state) think up a new word. The word is used so much I don't even know what it means anymore (because repetition destroys meaning - see last week's blog entry - before the end of the world happened).
Fifth - There is no such word as supposubly.
The word is supposedly. There is no reason to change the d to a b - they aren't even close to each other on the keyboard.
Sixth - There is no such word as irregardless.
It is regardless - "Regardless of what you think, Ocean City NJ is the best place in the world." Irregardless defeats the point and makes it say the opposite of what you want to say.
Seventh - I could care less.
Smack yourself with a hammer even when you think this thought. If you COULD care less . . . well then it isn't that annoying to you. You mean to say, "I couldn't care less."
Eighth - It's not 'could of' - it's 'could have.'
"I could have been at the beach today but I had to work on the boardwalk."
Ninth - It's versus Its
This one is a tough one for me sometimes - "It's" means "it is" and "its" is a possessive.
"It's going to be a great day for surfing."
Tenth - Please know the difference between going down the shore and going to the beach.
"We are going to the beach."
You can only use this sentence when you are at the shore. When you are not at the shore, you say, "We are going down the shore." It is local speak, learn it.