Someone told this young man that he’s not a good writer. I’d like to have that person sued. THIS is a great read. Thanks for sharing, Nick.

ClairCares

Speling and Pooffreading?

Do you remember that assignment that you lost 5 marks on due to spelling errors? I bet you never got anyone to proof read it…

Why is spelling and proofreading so important? The other day I was studying for a test in Kip Tuckwell’s class and he suggested that we use the website, www.thethinkspot.ca, to help us study. I went and checked it out. I was taking a quiz and noticed a spelling error. Umm, hello! I’m studying for a marketing test and you misspelled the word ‘market’? I was mind blown. How can I trust this source? They can’t even spell! Did someone not proofread this?

I don’t know how many times I have heard Frank Armstrong, my writing skills professor, say how important it is to proofread. So take it from me. At first I thought, “Whatever, Microsoft Word’s spellcheck will pick it up.”…

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