English teacher (teaching class): It's two words. A lot is TWO WORDS.
Student note being passed around: She screams alot lol
(Teacher picks up note, reads it)
(Teacher loses marbles)
1. Illiterate spelling of a lot
2. Broken keyboard way of spelling a lot.
1. i liek zmokn crak alot!1111111
The retarded way to spell "a lot."
Alot is supposed to be two seperate words, you fucking moron! Take a fucking grammar class!
A non-existent word in any language.
The most irritating spelling mistake ever.
A lot. It's two words.
People like to use this non-word "alot".
A wrong and alternative way of writing the word a lot.
Often called a fake word since it does not show up in the dictionary.
If you use write 'a lot' 'alot' then you probably didn't pay attention in your 3rd grade English class.
The Alot is an imaginary creature used as a coping mechanism used by lovers of proper grammar. Instead of becoming angry at the incorrect use of 'a lot' found throughout the internet, the Alot allows the grammar-lover to imagine a sentence that actually makes grammatical sense.
The Alot looks like a cross between a bear, yak and a pug dog, and was created by the author of Hyperbole and a Half. Original description (with pictures) can be found there.
"I am sad, Alot." (I am sad a lot.)
"I care about this Alot." (I care about this a lot.)
A world that is used primarily on internet site.
It cannot be found in the dictionary and drives many people crazy as it is incorrect.
Allot means to share/ divide space or things- this is where allotment came from, an allotted space of land.
lot- meaning one of a set of objects/ a way of deciding (similar to vote) or the decision or choice made by such a method.
a lot- Very many, a large number; also, very much.
Now, the word 'alot' doesn't appear in any correct dictionary, so it is not a word. It is a popular misspelling- done by those who seem to have missed basic spelling classes in Primary school.
Idiot- OMG I luv him alot
Person with correct spelling- a lot, you LOVE him a lot.
1. A great deal
2. More than one by a bunch.
That's a lot of Nuts