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From: "David Turnidge" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Re: spell-checking emails
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 19:57:21 +0100
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Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht
oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist
and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you
can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not
raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
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From: "jacqueline.cooper" <>
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 10:05 AM
Subject: [Ess] Re: spell-checking emails
>I hope this is not too contentious, but can I make a comment: this is an
>interesting and lively list but it would be even better if the emails were
>written properly. It's visually annoying, but easily remedied by using the
>spell check (and perhaps grammar) button. A very few of the email requests
>suggest that people are not taking time and trouble to set down exactly
>what interests them, and just expecting other listers to help them anyway,
>yet sometimes it is not at all clear what they are actually asking for,
>since the grammar and spelling are so poor. I hope this comment will not be
>thought pompous, it's just a plea for reasonably good English.
> J. Cooper
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