Posts Tagged ‘grammar’

Spelling Isn’t Important

Friday, November 7th, 2008

“I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? yaeh and I awlyas thought slpeling was ipmorantt.”

I know everyone can read that. So, why is spelling important? I’ve seen threads in the past stating, “Spelling is must, etc, etc.” No, it’s not a must. When I first looked at that, I never knew they were scrambled. But, the thing is, who would take someone that spells like that seriously?