(Closed) Why your spelling matters (or, why Romney’s app guy is in a crate on a car now)

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
1576 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Amen sister! You have no idea how often I cringe when I see the same spelling errors over and over!


Post # 4
9629 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

@sweetcrackers:    Thank you!!!    Kisses!!!   Kiss

Love it.

Post # 5
926 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@sweetcrackers:  GAH! Thank you. I cringe every time I see Vale.  Really, girls?  You can’t tell me you don’t see VEIL online every single day you’re searching for one.  

Or that if you type “wedding vale,” into Google that it doesn’t correct you.  It does.  Pay attention. 

Post # 7
11234 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Ugh yes. I don’t understand spelling mistakes in general, but I was to throw things whenever I see stupid ones.

Post # 8
586 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’m bad at spelling myself but it drives me nuts when the wrong word is written. Heck sometimes I write it in microsoft word to check my spelling before posting, granted it doesn’t catch if the wrong word is there.

Post # 9
114 posts
Blushing bee

I agree.  Our words, whether spoken or written, represent ourself.  There is no excuse for a written word to be bungled in the way your example showed.  There is no hurry to get this information out, and it should have been proofread.

Post # 10
5657 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2012

That looks more like a typo than a spelling mistake… I blame a lack of proof reading lol!

Post # 13
5657 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2012

@sweetcrackers: It’s pretty crazy that NO ONE caught that before it was launched! Geez!

Although to be fair, I doubt he personally checked over the app before it was launched.

Post # 14
63 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Haha, bad spelling is my pet peeve. I went to a venue set up for a wedding and their table names were flower names: “Lilly” and “Fressia” – looked like they’d been professionally done as well… if it were my reception I would have been sooooooo miffed!

Post # 15
2825 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

My friend totally used that app and posted it on facebook saying “sorry, I think I’m going to pick someone who can spell”. lol  so funny, and could really hurt his campaign.  I mean, SOMEONE should have picked up that AMERICA was spelled wrong before the app came out!

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