I Check For Spelling Errors

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    Moving To Norman

    Moving to Norman Oklahoma I was out with my friends one night I came home and my parents were sitting on the couch they told me to sit down. They began with how trying new things and how my life is going to change I started to get scared I thought someone had died; but no it was...
    desireesoftball19 desireesoftball19
    Nov 4, 2012

    I Am A Total Hypocrite...

    I always cringe at other people's spelling errors in posts and stories. "Why so sloppy?" I think. But I can be just as guilty. I am a terrible typist and sometimes in a chat or in a comment, I hit "enter" before I check my own work. Ugh! Look what I did! Yep, I'm a hypocrite for...
    76starships 76starships
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 21, 2013

    I Can't Help Myself... Good Habits

    Like Dragon56, I am an editor and a proofreader. It's my job to check for spelling, grammatical, factual and logic errors in educational publications and websites, and it's a hard habit to break, even when I'm reading recreationally. I don't mind people using whatever...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Nov 21, 2009


    My grammars pretty poor still. I don't really care if somebody writes something to me and it's not spelt right as long as if I can understand it. :P
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989
    22-25, M
    8 Responses Nov 18, 2009


    I will be the first to admit that not all my stories read without an occasional typo or the occasional grammar glitch. What gets to me is when someone obviously doesn't know how to spell words they should have learned in 5th grade. I followed the random commenting link out of...
    FluidMind FluidMind
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Apr 17, 2008

    Can't Help It

    Once an editor, always an editor?
    Dragon56 Dragon56
    61-65, M
    Nov 18, 2009

    I Always...

    ....check for spelling errors. I get upset when I misspell something.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2010
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