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Why is it....?

Why is it that it seems that people can't spell anymore?? I read through posts on this website, and I'm just amazed at how bad some people write. Not like I'm awesome or anything, but at least I can put a sentence together! Just sayin'! (I'm bored at work - can you tell??)

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Asked by crystalbean2 at 4:38 PM on Jul. 20, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • LOL! Couldn't agree more!!!!!

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 4:39 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • dis prob won ev chan ya no?

    Answer by ABusyBee at 4:40 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • Seriously I know lol! ! Run on sentances are my favorite! What happened to periods and commas??

    Answer by minimommy816 at 4:42 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • No kidding! It's absurd!

    Answer by justnancyb at 4:44 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • It's the texting/shorthand generation.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 4:46 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • Yes, I've noticed that, lol. I don't get it either. I mean...I understand spelling a word or two incorrectly here and there, but when they're words that you learn to spell in the 2nd grade, that's pretty bad. The run-on sentences, OMG...sometimes I see entire paragraphs without one capitalization, comma, period...or anything, lol.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 4:48 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • I'm in the texting generation, too though! Well, the tail end of it, I guess. But - I should say that my text messages are always a mile long! lol

    Comment by crystalbean2 (original poster) at 4:49 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • If I can't read I don't respond. If you can't take the time to re-read and spell check why should I take the time to compose a well thought out response?

    Answer by JessWulf84 at 4:55 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • People are human, mistakes happen. Personally, for me, to truly avoid mistakes I MUST prove read what I write several times and even then I don't always catch everything. My mistakes are always the worst when I don't take the time to PROOF read! I don't appreciate the calling out either, because honestly in most cases it's simply a typo and nothing more. Not everyone is a perfect typer!

    Answer by SAHMinIL2 at 4:59 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • 1. Some people really can't spell.
    2. Some people do not care about how they spell (and they prove it).
    3. Some people do not have good English (but that's hard to tell when reading it in print).
    4. I'm sure there are more reasons. =)

    Answer by firenicecream at 6:20 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

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