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Spell Checker Fun - Ode To a Spell Checker

Far too many people blindly accept correction from spell checker software while failing to recognize that they must differentiate between the similar words. With homonyms, since both examples are valid words, your spell checker will not pick up the mistake.

We submit the following humorous examples to demonstrate how easily we can all be led astray by blindly accepting spell checker conclusions and corrections.

(Most spell checkers will find no errors in the following fun items.)

Ode To a Spell Checker
I have a spelling checker -
It came with my new pea sea.
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss steaks aye can knot sea.

Eye ran this poem threw it,
Your sure reel glad two no.
Its vary polished in it's weigh,
My checker tolled me sew.

A checker is a bless sing,
It freeze yew lodes of thyme.
It helps me right awl stiles two reed,
And aides me when aye rime.
To rite with care is quite a feet
Of witch won should be proud.
And wee mussed dew the best wee can,
Sew flaws are knot aloud.

And now bee cause my spelling
Is checked with such grate flare,
Their are know faults with in my cite,
Of nun eye am a wear.

Each frays come posed up on my screen,
Eye trussed to bee a joule.
The checker poured o'er every word,
To cheque sum spelling rule.

That's why aye brake in two averse
By righting wants too pleas.
Sow now ewe sea why aye dew prays
Such soft wear for pea seas.

Spell Checker Fun

Won of the plains past hear too avoid the reel heavy reign over the hi mountain pique.

Sum of the thyme clothes out sails can help pour pea pull may Ken's meat.

Dew ewe no it awl weighs reins on the planes?

Did yew here? Eye eight awl four tee cook ease!

Their awl coming to sea if its four reel.

Two bee, oar knot two bee, that ease the quest shun.

Marry hat hey lid tell lam, ids fleas woes wide has know.

Wee took hi weigh eight tee to get two the big sail at wall mart.

Macon ends meat is maid awl the moor Dee man ding bye hi in flay shun.

To thymes too eek wells fore.

Ate thymes too eek wells sick Steen.

Tree thymes ten eek wells third tee.

Surely tried two reach four the tale of the run a weigh hoarse witch flu down the rode.

Our ewe stoop Ed? Your Macon know cents!

It wood bee best if ewe awl weighs used the spell checker on you're pea sea, eve in though it some thymes pro deuces miss steaks.

A letter to Ann Landers

Dear Ann Landers,
Sum won tolled me wee wood knot knead two learn
how too spell because computers wood dew it four us.
Eye disagree. Dew ewe?

Ann Lander's response:

Ewe our write.
Sank ewe four a good clothes look at what progress has dun fore education.

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