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I Like Spelling Bees!

Postby Barnyard » Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:25 pm

I used to enjoy watching a school spelling be. To see young people spell words I had never hear of made it heartening to know they cared about their education.

Unfortunately texting has created a whole new generation who spell it as it sounds. The following is a perfect example of what we are seeing more and more of these days. Don't get me wrong, I am not belittling the poster. I am sure he/she is doing the best as they have been taught.

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Re: I Like Spelling Bees!

Postby Bob Perry » Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:53 pm

baneard ure fuienei goy butt i doent cee wot yeour takein abott
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Re: I Like Spelling Bees!

Postby Scrivet » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:58 pm

My guess is posted from a "smart" phone from the lack of CAPITAL letters, fat fingered spellings, and short sentences. It's easier to hit send than proof read and correct.

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Re: I Like Spelling Bees!

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:55 am

Lots of spelling errors, in the Craig's List postings, here. Sometimes, I read them, just to get a chuckle. I've forwarded some, to a former English teacher, for entertainment or harassment. Ed
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