What may be most disturbing, however, is the role that serendipity could play when young kids search for items on search engines, and mistakenly misspell words that may lead to hate sites.
It irked me almost as much as people who misspell the word ‘irk’.
Your students probably have some type of personal word book with words they misspell and words they want to remember from theme studies and their writing.
Are there any words folks misspell or incorrect uses of words that simply drive you insane?
At each performance, several audience members are invited to join the spelling contest, sitting in the bleachers with the cast until they misspell a word.
I have very poor spelling and misspell words when I am typing.
So for a U.S. representative to misspell the word respresentative in the first sentence of his home page is, let's say, not a sign of mindful communication.
Certainly, I make typos all the time, and I have a couple of words, such as independent, that I misspell repeatedly.
It gets mispronounced or misspelled , but you get used to that after a year or two in school.
In fact he cites seven words and misspells two of them.