Monday, May 1, 2006

The InterWeb spells D-O-O-M

Technology is allowing us to make more mistakes faster than ever before!

Thanks to people like me that can't spell, but have internet access "traditional phrases are now more commonly misspelled than rendered correctly in written English." So says this article.

Common errors:

Common | Correct

straight-laced | strait-laced
just desserts | just deserts
font of knowledge or wisdom | fount of knowledge or wisdom
free reign | free rein
slight of hand | sleight of hand
phased by | fazed by
butt naked | buck naked
vocal chords | vocal cords
a shoe-in | a shoo-in

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