Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Spell Check Fail
You want to be a professional writer? Then write like a professional.
Know the basics.
Start sentences with a big letter and end with one of those tiny dots.
When you've done some writing for a while, hit the button with the crooked arrow on it. This makes a thing called a paragraph.
Oh, and don’t make stupid spelling mistakes.
Like this one, for example, from my work elevator.
severly severelly severoliry a lot concerned.
Seriously, we trust these guys to install lifts? That seems like complicated engineering. I'm not sure they should be trusted to tie their own shoes.
Not only can they not spell severe, they can’t even misspell it with any consistency.
(Although, to be fair, I think a “sever cyclone” is what happens when a cyclone flings a piece of rusted sheet metal at your neck and decapitates you. Yeah, I think that’s a thing.)
Here are the words I usually screw up without spell check:
What words do you commonly misspell?