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#SpellcheckFail

At work we occasionally play “Six Degrees of Laura Pearle” because I make weird connections to people. One of those is my cousin, Ralph, who ‘invented’ spellcheck (fun fact: Ethan once pointed out that the family last name, Gorin, would be changed to, well… you get it, right?). Anyway, it’s the end of the year and many people who are retiring or moving are selling items relatively cheaply. So it was no shock to see this in my email this morning:

But then, when I looked at the email….

And this is why we tell students to re-read their writing, not just rely on spellcheck.

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