Why spelling is important.

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Old 06-19-16, 04:35 PM
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Why spelling is important.

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Old 06-19-16, 05:05 PM
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However, someone else that can't spell, might think it perfectly fine to want compost decking!
 
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Old 06-19-16, 05:37 PM
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My spelling is terrible thank god for spell checker, being dislectic does not help.
 
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I think those who just don't care just don't understand the difficulties they will face in future years. Our educations are accumulative and a poor foundation now will result in poor skills later in life. Our language is difficult enough without deliberately abusing it.

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Old 06-19-16, 06:57 PM
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Thank you, Bud. I have always said that communication is not the problem, communication is the answer.
 
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Old 06-19-16, 10:09 PM
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Look at the titles here.... it's a full time job to keep them corrected and understandable.
 
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Old 06-19-16, 11:15 PM
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Look at the titles here
Don't you just love when they just use Help or just their names.
 
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Old 06-20-16, 03:53 AM
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My spelling is terrible thank god for spell checker, being dislectic does not help.
Ah I think you mean Dyslectic.

And yes I rely on spell check also, but it doesn't always seem to help.

edit...that goes for the grammar also.
 
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Spell check doesn't help one little bit if the word is spelled correctly but is the wrong word for the context.

Spell check will find nothing wrong with, "It was there wish to die happy." Using the proper word the sentence would read: "It was their wish to die happy."

Then there is the problem when spell check doesn't even recognize the word. This is more common than one might think, especially with foreign words or special words pertaining to some trades.
 
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Old 06-20-16, 02:44 PM
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Chrome actually puts a gray underline under correctly spelled words it thinks are wrong in the given context. Sort of like grammar correct in Word.
 
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I think I tried Chrome when it first came out. I didn't see any advantage over Firefox at the time so I uninstalled it.

As for the grammar check in Word...I never found that of much use either.
 
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