Why do so many people collectively switch the i and e and leave off the s in addressing atheists?

15 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favourite answer

    Some people don't know how to spell. Others just do it deliberately to get a reaction out of it.

  • 1 decade ago



    cheque errs.

    or they are flat out lousy in school.

    nothing you can do about it. the more you complain, the worse they do it on purpose.

    and that is why the usa is falling into the toilet of third world nation status.


    they know who is the silly singer on some tv program, but can not name the prez, vp, or what the constitution says.

    they spend hours texting each other about foolishness, and can not figure out why they got and "F" in math.

    and, the school boards say give us more money to help these kids.

    no. get rid of the worthless teachers and get GOOD ones in there.

    kind of a bit of a tangent, but it is all connected.

    adieu, mon ami.


    Source(s): taught hi school & college . wasted effort? eh. paid the bills, even if the students did not care, i did.
  • It's like "How many licks does it take to get to the tootsie roll center of a Tootsie Pop?" The world may never know....

    The I and E thing kind of makes sense pronunciation wise as it's ay-theeeee- ist. The S dumbfounds me.

    My favorite is athesit.

    Source(s): Agnostic Wiccan and friend to "athesit"
  • Acorn
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    The ones who do are shall we say, not intellectual giants. They're probably the same people who put an apostraphe on every plural s and dont know the difference between then and than.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The i and e Violates the "Rule", "I Before e, Except After c".

    BTW, Shouldn't the "a" Be Capitalized?

  • 1 decade ago

    It's either just to piss us off, or they're morons. Probably a little of each. Like 95% to 5%. Guess which is which.

  • 1 decade ago

    the lord has not blessed them with the ability to spell properly

  • 1 decade ago

    I knew you were going to ask that. I must be physic!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    the same reason the non-theists write christian/s and god and so forth in lower case.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    athiest athesits athetits

    Source(s): dsylxeai?
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