Very true and interesting.
Spelling is becoming a lost art in our modern world. Weekly spelling tests, formerly a staple in an elementary student’s academic diet, have been rendered useless by technology. Microsoft Word has a spell check feature to point out and correct errors as you make them. When texting, an activity that encourages brevity and misspellings, there is no need to be perfect; just start typing a word and the auto correct feature will complete it for you. While it may not be the word you intended to use and it may not convey your message accurately, it will be spelled correctly. There are flaws in every system.
In ancient times few people learned to read and write. Individuals who possessed these skills were revered and held most of the power. People who couldn’t read or write were often duped out of their money or property. Oh, how times have changed. Now, there is no glory…
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