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The Impotence of Proofreading

Oh, how we rely on technology… Everything’s good here, right?

Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marques four my revue… 116 more words

Shared Experience

I'm Reading YOUR Blog, Writing 101!

My goal: to read at least one post from every blogger participating in Writing 101.

Help me out—comment below with a link to your favorite piece. 107 more words


Please Stop Changing My Werds

Spel-czech…duz it help or hert?

Just a few musings on the auto-correct feature. Rebel against the tyrant!


’til next time…Adios.

Random Meditations

I Cannot Spell

Hi, allow me to introduce myself: I can’t spell. I am terrible at it. I have been since I was little and, hopefully, I won’t be as bad as grow older. 251 more words

The Hanable Invasion

Outwritten by Spellcheck (Embarrassing)

It’s always a shame when spell-check outwits the writer.  Everyone knows the dread of spell-check so I won’t extol its evils or lay them bare on this page (there are plenty elsewhere).  216 more words


Teed off

If you don’t know what’s wrong with this picture (or rather, T-shirt) and you intend to write

—a literary masterpiece or a letter to Grandma—you need an editor.

Call me.


the language police

Two weeks ago I was doing the final read-through and final edit for Deception Bay. Part of that process is using WordPerfect’s Grammatik, which tells me what sins I’ve committed against proper usage, and the spell-check program, which can unerringly discover place and people names that it’s never heard of, but can’t tell me when I’ve typed the wrong word, as long as it’s spelled right. 266 more words

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