In today's society it is important to be able to spell. Some of us are lucky enough born with the gift of being able to visualize the spoken word. I used to proofread my husband's legal papers before he sent them out. I didn't understand them, but I was still able to catch his many errors. Not being able to spell will limit your career choices. OK, you can still become a successful attorney, but imagine your life as, say, a tattoo artist. These could be samples of your work:
I don't know if this counts, but it's funny!!
You'd never become a successful street painter:
Or sign maker:
They corrected the one on your right:
Would you eat here?
They'd probably hide these letters from you:
Don't even try to make team uniforms:
Or operate a mortuary:
You might want to avoid texting or tweeting:
(I think they meant holocaust & mediocre)
These people think I'm totally wrong:
This is a true story from notalwaysright.com:
Me: “Thank you for calling [internet provider]. How can I help you?”
Caller: “Yes, I am trying to provision my personal modem for your internet and I am having issues. Could you help?”
Me: “Sure. May I please have your modem id?”
Caller: “001, E as in igloo, A as in apple, 3251, E as in igloo.”
Me: “So that was 001, Echo, Alpha, 3251, Echo?”
Caller: “No. E as in Igloo!”
Me: “Sorry, sir, but igloo begins with an i.”
Caller: “The heck it does! Igloo is spelled E-G-L-U-E. I have a G.E.D.—you can’t pull one over on me, Mr. Fancy Pants!”
Punctuation is important, too:
Want to take a middle school spelling test?
On Nameless' 3rd grade report card, her teacher had written a note; "She has been a real chalenge to have in class."----fishducky