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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2012, 12:14:30 AM »
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2012, 12:35:10 AM »
okay watched the video, awesome fred. hurray, you may be a new hero.
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2012, 12:57:41 PM »
I think spelling is important, but sometimes my finger's go faster than my brain. ;)

I am taking a break from reviewing the transcipts of a deposition I gave.

I remember the whole deposition very well (all six hours).  It is really intersting to see how often my thoughts out-paced my words.  I thought I was a better speaker than that. 

Either that, or the court reporter really sucks...   :D
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2012, 04:30:10 PM »
Capitalization is also important:

"Capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack off a horse and helping your uncle jack off a horse."
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2012, 05:38:10 PM »
I am a member of the Society of Redundancy Society and I work in the The Department of Redundancy Department.
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2012, 10:11:02 PM »
I used to call the airport paging line (while I was in the terminal) and say, "This is Daniel Off, would you please page my brother Jack for me?"  The look on peoples' faces when the page was made still makes me laugh, 30 years later.
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2012, 08:44:19 AM »
Well...read this and make your own assessment.  :)

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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #22 on: February 12, 2012, 04:22:20 PM »
Just because you can read misspelled words though, doesn't mean spelling isn't important.
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #23 on: February 21, 2012, 04:27:04 PM »
nthn imprtnt wth spllng, just ask the spellng Polizitzei
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #24 on: February 22, 2012, 12:00:52 PM »
I get annoyed at things like using 'there' in place of 'their' or saying 'a email' instead of 'an email', but that's all grammar stuff and not so much to do with spelling. 
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2012, 12:31:21 PM »
I get annoyed at things like using 'there' in place of 'their' or saying 'a email' instead of 'an email', but that's all grammar stuff and not so much to do with spelling.

So basically you are saying your point is mute  ;D
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2012, 12:41:19 PM »
I get annoyed at things like using 'there' in place of 'their' or saying 'a email' instead of 'an email', but that's all grammar stuff and not so much to do with spelling.

So basically you are saying your point is mute  ;D
;D I see what you did their. ;D
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #27 on: February 22, 2012, 04:29:58 PM »
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #28 on: February 22, 2012, 04:32:42 PM »
I get annoyed at things like using 'there' in place of 'their' or saying 'a email' instead of 'an email', but that's all grammar stuff and not so much to do with spelling.

So basically you are saying your point is mute  ;D
;D I see what you did their. ;D

that sure is an clever idea!
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Re: How important is spelling?
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2012, 09:07:22 PM »
I think spelling is important, but sometimes my finger's go faster than my brain. ;)

I am taking a break from reviewing the transcipts of a deposition I gave.

I remember the whole deposition very well (all six hours).  It is really intersting to see how often my thoughts out-paced my words.  I thought I was a better speaker than that. 

Either that, or the court reporter really sucks...   :D

I'm sorry you had to be part of a six-hour deposition!  That blows.  Was it videotaped?  Those are the worst.  You have to really remember not to pick your nose.   :P
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