Well that's a given. But it depresses me to know how many people, whether blind or sighted, whose native language is English and yet they do that sort of thing all the time. I'll be the first to admit that in no way am I a perfect speller but I at least try to proofread. And I absolutely refuse to use that Netspeak nonsense.
We are the Knights who say...Ni!
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Hi Bryan,
That is certainly true. However, I’d rather an occasional mistake like
their instead of there or sail instead of sale if the rest of the
message is fairly well written and appears to have been proofread as
best as the author can to his/her ability. We’ll of course make some
exceptions for someone who is just learning the English language and
English is not his her native tongue, but even then a good
proofreading tool can help make the message more presentable to the
public, and should be used in any case if the author knows he/she is a
poor speller or is struggling with the language.

Cheers!



On 7/17/10, Bryan Peterson <bpeterson2...@cableone.net> wrote:
Just don't rely entirely on them since they don't catch misplaced words.
Words that sound the same as the one you want. If they're not actually
misspelled they won't be caught. Do, D O instead of due, D U E, that sort of thing. And if you misspell a word badly enough the spell checker won't even
be able to come up with the correct one.
We are the Knights who say...Ni!

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