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On my old pc i had a spell check that would turn the word red if it was spelt wrong which was a good thing for me ...

does anyone know which spell check that could be or are they pretty much the same ,any good ones please , thanks


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Do you mean for your web browser? Use firefox it has an automatic spellchecker.

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On my old pc i had a spell check that would turn the word red if it was spelt wrong which was a good thing for me ...

does anyone know which spell check that could be or are they pretty much the same ,any good ones please , thanks

Their are one or two spell checkers on pio that like to crop up if someone has not spelt something correctly:cute:, you could consult those :yes:

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Their are one or two spell checkers on pio that like to crop up if someone has not spelt something correctly:cute:, you could consult those :yes:

im with you on that andrew, ive never hid the fact that my spelling isnt up to much as in 1st class welding there isnt much call for spelling ,as long as i count my wages thats fine ,i think having a go at someone for spelling miss steaks is a form of bullying and is ignorant and should be frowned upon and if i were a mod on any site not just this one i would put the bully in the slammer for a day .i do know a certain mod that does make it clear that having a go at people who cant spell will not be tolerarted.....:notworthy:


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im with you on that andrew, ive never hid the fact that my spelling isnt up to much as in 1st class welding there isnt much call for spelling ,as long as i count my wages thats fine ,i think having a go at someone for spelling miss steaks is a form of bullying and is ignorant and should be frowned upon and if i were a mod on any site not just this one i would put the bully in the slammer for a day .i do know a certain mod that does make it clear that having a go at people who cant spell will not be tolerarted.....:notworthy:

 

 

There is one member who was so petrified at posting due to her spelling we converse over a visa matter by email.

Personally I think it is outrageous when members are attacked over their spelling, members with dyslexia should also be allowed to get their point over on a post without fear of recrimination!

I am not blameless on the spelling front:embarrassed: either.

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:daydreaming: I'm not the greatest at it , use to worry me , but not anymore .Lol if someone corrected it for me i don't mind , i'm glad they have so much time and interest in me ..to help fellow pio to understand what i have typed :rolleyes:


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I think not to be able to read or write must be such a sad black hole to be in Brides, therefore when someone is actually making the effort to write, I dont personally see the spelling (errors) I am looking to the content of the post.

 

I remember my kids being taught Pheonetic(sp??) English at one stage which moritified me, how that pilot scheme worked out I dont know but if it helped someone with difficulties than so be it.

 

Susie x

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I think not to be able to read or write must be such a sad black hole to be in Brides, therefore when someone is actually making the effort to write, I dont personally see the spelling (errors) I am looking to the content of the post.

 

I remember my kids being taught Pheonetic(sp??) English at one stage which moritified me, how that pilot scheme worked out I dont know but if it helped someone with difficulties than so be it.

 

Susie x

 

Yes it must be terrible Susie

 

I have made sure my children know what they are doing and i have learn't alot from them , its like when people use words i don't understand . I use to just either laugh or pretend to know what they were talking about :biglaugh: .

Then i met MR and he said just ask ! So now i just ask or look it up :wubclub:never to old to learn . Mind i do ask him what does etc word mean and he goes :swoon: "i don't know i use that word every day ":cute:

 

 

( i suppose i use the smilies to get my point across i have just noticed lol !)

 

 

Brides x


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I think it's awful for a person to feel uncomfortable about spelling. Persons aught not be judged for their spelling or grammer. I love words & language & have a lot of fun playing around with it, often in a florid way, but sometimes I write a word & initially it will appear correct, only for me to read it sometime later & I see the fault, so I'm a user of the edit a post to correct spelling mistake if I spot it.

 

However I know how miserable persons who have profound diffecaulty can feel. Personally I got off quite lightly as my father & all my brothers suffer with Dyslexia, they say it runs in families. I have a relative & friends who are actually illiterate because of the circumstances of their early lives where they missed out on education so don't even know if their problems are dyslexia or educational, but life is not easy in their circumstances. By no means are these people any less intelligent than those who read & spell perfectly.

 

A forum is an informal setting there aught to be scope for much flexibility in the way we post, as long as the poster can convey their point why nit pick at their posts, it seems terribly petty & shallow .

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On my old pc i had a spell check that would turn the word red if it was spelt wrong which was a good thing for me ...

does anyone know which spell check that could be or are they pretty much the same ,any good ones please , thanks

after many post on pio,and annoying me missus with how do you spell this--she showed me i had a spell check on me tool bar:confused:i'm a bit of an oldie now nick,but under the threat off a beating i got use to useing it--i cant tell you how it feels to use the word incandescent,and not have some pratt on here saying your spellings bad---before me spellcheck--i would have said incandesent---but who gives a fart,as long as the meanings there:wubclub:you can download a free spell check mate-but most PCs have an inbuilt one--im not that savvy on computer stuff:wideeyed:

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10 Most Misspelled Words in Blogs January 30, 2007

Posted by The Probabilist in : [Articles], Communication, Productivity, Studies, Words, Work, Writing, Blogging, Reading , trackback

Ok, so technically the following words aren’t misspelled. They’re misused. The reason you should review this list is because a spell checker won’t correct these for you. Make sure that you’ve got foolproof control over them (especially if you tend to write around 3:12 AM like I am now). Extensively misusing them throughout your posts may actually cost you a visitor or two every now and then because some folks do get caught up on these, which means they won’t focus 100 % of their attention on your incredibly valuable content!

 

1. Your - You’re

As mentioned above, your message might lose impact if you’re not paying attention to this number one word maltreatment. If you find it particularly difficult to separate them from each other, stop using ‘you’re’ altogether and notice how you are starting to improve your spelling.

 

2. Then - Than

The next step is then to tell yourself that it’s better late than never to get that vowel placement in order. Then your readers might find something more useful to comment on than your apparent spelling impediment.

 

3. Its - it’s

It’s best to write an article and its words properly for optimal reader engagement. Again, if you still fail to tell the difference without effort, just write how great it is not having to worry about misusing or misspelling words.

 

4. To - Too - Two

To write two posts per day, or not to write two posts per day. That too is the question.

 

5. Were - Where - We’re

Where in the world were you? We were at Billy’s and we’re staying for another day. Make sure your blog visitors do that too.

 

6. There - Their - They’re

They’re moving their cursor over there. By focusing more attention on proper word use, your visitors won’t highlight and pinpoint your mistakes.

 

7. A - An - And

A flawlessly written article serves as an eye-opener and should provide lasting value. Remember also that an abbreviation like SUV starts with a vowel pronunciation and requires an ‘an’ in front of it.

 

8. Off - Of

Of all the mistakes you could prevent from appearing, start off by checking out this common mix up. You should have paid attention at school when they told you not to write ’should of’. Or off your visitors go.

 

9. Here - Hear

Hear ye! Hear ye! Here is a blog worth reading. You can almost hear the distant clicks of new visitors finding their way over here this very moment.

 

10. Lose - Loose

But if you’re too loose on your writing discipline, you will end up losing those readers after a while. You’d have a bolt loose if you don’t apply these 10 writing rules from now on with greater care. You win some and you don’t lose anyone.

 

 

 

Think i am guilty of them all, and a lot more besides!!!!:wubclub:


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I think it's awful for a person to feel uncomfortable about spelling. Persons aught not be judged for their spelling or grammer. I love words & language & have a lot of fun playing around with it, often in a florid way, but sometimes I write a word & initially it will appear correct, only for me to read it sometime later & I see the fault, so I'm a user of the edit a post to correct spelling mistake if I spot it.

 

However I know how miserable persons who have profound diffecaulty can feel. Personally I got off quite lightly as my father & all my brothers suffer with Dyslexia, they say it runs in families. I have a relative & friends who are actually illiterate because of the circumstances of their early lives where they missed out on education so don't even know if their problems are dyslexia or educational, but life is not easy in their circumstances. By no means are these people any less intelligent than those who read & spell perfectly.

 

A forum is an informal setting there aught to be scope for much flexibility in the way we post, as long as the poster can convey their point why nit pick at their posts, it seems terribly petty & shallow .

 

i would normally look it up but this fits the subject, what does "Florid" mean Goth...?nice post too......


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i would normally look it up but this fits the subject, what does "Florid" mean Goth...?nice post too......

 

Florid means flowery, but in this sense it means to use language in a fancy way for the fun of it :wubclub:

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Had problems once when trying to book a holiday in Wales at a place called:

 

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (real word by the way)

 

Spellchecker at one time asked for prozac before shutting down with a, 'Pfffffffftttttttttttttt' No Way Boyo :nah::nah:.

 

Cheers Tony.

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can someone please simplify how to get a spell check onto my tool bar (that stays there all the time when im on line )....thanks


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When you're talking to someone you have visual clues, emphasis and context to help you. The problem with forums is that your use of the written word is virtually the only way you can get your point across. If you use the wrong words and the wrong punctuation your meaning can be completely changed, and while it's obvious to you what you're trying to say, it really isn't to others.

 

Take the following sentance: "She said you took her money". You can interpret that six different ways depending on where the emphasis is placed, and a couple more by adding question mark or exclaimation point.

 

Look at the differences between "A woman without her man is nothing", and "A woman; without her, man is nothing"

 

Also bear in mind that there are people here who don't have english as their first language, and whn ppl writ lik this its rilly hrd to understand.

 

We all make mistakes and it is very difficult to proof read your own writing. I know I let errors slip through simply because I type too fast and don't see them go in. No-one expects fantastic essays on a forum (leave that for IELTS) but a little effort really does help with the broader understanding for everyone else.

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The only time poor spelling and grammar irritate me is when someone educated outside Australia bags the education system here in a poorly worded and atrociously spelt post.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The problem I have with spell checkers is that often they use American English and will correct my English spelling to the American usage. :nah: This I do not appreciate so I don't use them.

 

I will admit to having been the sort of person who picks up on spelling errors, I don't say anything to anyone, mind you. I'm not a bully, been on the receiving end of that myself and actually I think that's why I became so pedantic about spelling and grammar tbh, it's one of the few things I've got going for me. :biglaugh:

 

I'm learning to chill about it though....


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