Tag Archives: Spell

Simpl wurds movement simply not good for us

Yu no them kows from that chikin plac that tel yu to “Eat Mor Chikin?” There’s a groop of peepl in th U.S. hu want us awl tu start speling lik that. Thae want us tu uze simpl wurdz so we awl kan spel betr.

(According to an Associated Press report, supporters say kids would learn English faster and the illiteracy rate would go down. Opponents of the simple word philosophy believe the new spelling system would make things more confusing.)

Abowt using simplr wurds, awl we kan sae iz, “Itz abowt time!”

Don’t laff. Th simpl wurdz moovment goes back to peepl lik Andrew Carnegie and Prezedent Theodore Roosevelt. Thae cuudn’t get it dun, but simpl wurd sooportrz ar stil trieng. Continue reading Simpl wurds movement simply not good for us

May We So Live

Thomas S. Monson, “May We So Live,” Ensign, Aug 2008, 4-9

Suddenly and without warning, on a bright day in September almost seven years ago, two airliners crashed into the twin towers of New York City’s World Trade Center, leaving devastating destruction and death. In Washington, D.C., and in Pennsylvania, two other airliners came down, also as a result of a terrorist plot. These tragedies snuffed out the lives of thousands of men, women, and children. Continue reading May We So Live

Look at the First Letter and Guess at the Rest

Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny ipromoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer are in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe and the biran fguiers it out aynawy!

Spell Check

Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marques four my revue
Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.

Eye strike a key and type a work
And weight four it two say
Weather eye am wrong or write
It shows me strait a weigh.

As soon as a mist ache is maid
It nose bee four two long
And eye can put the error rite
Its rare lea ever wrong.

Eye have run this poem threw it
Eye am shore your pleased to no
Its letter perfect awl the weigh
My chequer tolled me sew.