If you half been reeding this blog for any time at all, you hav noticed lots of speling erors. Heer is the deel, I don’t spel too gud. Never half. Even tho I half a editer, misstakes get thru. To those off you who don’t notice or don’t coment, I say thanks. For others who catch my erors, plees don’t tell me. I half zero interest in lerning to spel beter. Life is short and gting shorter. Fug it. Plees keep you corection to your selves. For reesons that go deap into my tweisted psychy, I’d rather be RONG than be corected.
Oh, BTW, Aug 28 New York Times said: “There is not much scientific evidence that spelling well is connected to high intelligence… Focus on what people say, not how they spell it.” Ha.
2 thoughts on “Speling Erors.”
Spelling isn’t everything. I have an irrepressible urge to correct everyone, sorry. I once had a very intelligent colleague at work, let’s call him “Bob,” who had learned English basically from reading (I don’t know what language was spoken at his home). Though his spelling was perfect, his pronunciation was awful and of course I was always on his number. Finally he asked me in a frank, open way, to stop correcting him, even if it was for his own good. Of course I agreed. Shortly thereafter, Bob was telling me that he wanted a copy of something — didn’t have to be exact, “just a reasonable faces smile.” I had to flee his office immediately, my fist in my mouth. Sorry.
How wreid is tihs?
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervbey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig!
I am not so relaxed about grammar, but I could not agree more with you about spelling! Don’t tell me to go “lay” down (grrrr) or that you feel “badly” about something (double grrrr). But spell any old way you want. (And I NEVER correct grammar or spelling unsolicited!!!! Good way to lose friends quickly.)