Seriously, why are allegedly literate people unable to figure out…

Seriously, why are allegedly literate people unable to figure out that “would of” and “could of” are incorrect, and that this represents “would’ve” and “could’ve”, as a shortening of “would have” or “should have”?

Particularly when this is pointed out to them, and they double-down on the error, insist on not changing, and claim some sort of high road of literacy.

Yep, I guess that ‘allegedly’ is used appropriately.

Seriously, why are allegedly literate people unable to figure out that “would of” and “could of” are incorrect, and that this represents “would’ve” and “could’ve”, as a shortening of “would have” or “should have”?

Particularly when this is pointed out to them, and they double-down on the error, insist on not changing, and claim some sort of high road of literacy.

Yep, I guess that ‘allegedly’ is used appropriately.

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