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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 76
02-10-2010, 06:01 AM
Originally Posted by SaintHazard View Post
Actually, I was making a point. He probably understood every word of what I said, even though I made a point of using the egregious misspellings listed in that article. I do think that the whole "go back to English class," "you're an idiot for having imperfect spelling and grammar" thing is extremely pretentious.

I have near-perfect spelling and grammar myself, and I have no problem understanding posts that are MUCH worse than the one I made earlier in this thread.

Quit *****ing about other peoples' spelling and grammar when you can still understand what they're trying to say. It's not THAT important, and it's just plain rude to do so.
While I would agree that it does come off as elitist, most browsers come with a spell checker. You can spell a word wrong, and it gets underlined in red. You just have to right click it and click the word in a menu to spell it right. You don't even have to know how to spell anymore.