Spelling is my Waterloo, or is it Waterlu?
I utilize every tool I can think of to edit my writing; spelling is a great concern.
Sometimes I yell out to anyone in the house to spell a certain word for me.
Generally, they tell me to “use spell check”.
In reality, they can't spell it either.
Spell check can be tricky, especially when I am using a word like “Nephelococcygia”.
I had to add it to my computer’s dictionary, but will probably only use it 10 times in my lifetime.
Look it up, it’s really a word.
I read somewhere that intelligent people are the worst spellers.
I believe it, and I must have an “Einsteinesque” IQ.
(I don't think that's a word.)
It’s hard to remember all the rules of spelling, because there are always exceptions.
Do I double the consonant before adding “ed”?
How about for "control" and "spell"?
Seems like it works for "controlled" but really wrong for "spelllled".
Is it really potatoes or potatos?
I think Vice President, Dan Quayle had it right.
(I had to use Google to spell his last name correctly…)
So, I have to ask “Why learn them at all?”
Right now every English major is burning me in effigy.
I saw a T-shirt in a catalogue that I should buy. It says:
“I before E except after C” Weird huh?”
Have a great dictionary free day. I'd love to hear from you at email@example.com
Why don't you tell me the words you have problems spelling and I'll tell you mine...