10 Words You Should Stop Misspelling

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10 Words You Should Stop Misspelling

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PLEASE visit this lovely site to give yourself a bit of spelling/grammar help during CoronaTime...you may find it enjoyable to look it.

"Oatmeal's 10 Words You Have to Stop Misspelling"

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When enough people misspell a word the same way, or mispronounce it, or use it for the wrong thing, eventually it becomes correct, that's just how language evolves. I wouldn't worry too much about mispelling things.
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As an editor, that's what I do. And, in most cases, you should worry about it, too :)

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Re: 10 Words You Should Stop Misspelling

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greeneggsandspam wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:49 pm
When enough people misspell a word the same way, or mispronounce it, or use it for the wrong thing, eventually it becomes correct, that's just how language evolves. I wouldn't worry too much about mispelling things.
Yeah, but "evolving" can take decades, and in the mean time you look like a rube.
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Potentially unpopular opinion: ‘colour’ has the letter ‘u’ in it.
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