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DESCRIPTIONGrammar Fails. A brief look into how grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors do, in fact, make a difference. Also titled: Why Should I Care About Good Writing? . Why should I know how to spell, I mean, I’ve got Spellcheck right?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Grammar FailsA brief look into how grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors do, in fact, make a difference.
Also titled: Why Should I Care About Good Writing?
Why should I know how to spell, I mean, Ive got Spellcheck right?WRONG! Spellcheck DOES NOT catch everything, and its not always on!You look less than intelligent.People will not respect what you have to say if you do not respect yourself enough to fix your mistakes.
Seriously, whos going to judge me for my horrendous grammatical errors?
This 8 year old
You will be judged by anyone who reads your writing and thinks, Man, this person must not be very smart. Even if you are smart. Even if youre just on social networks.
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Ok, ok, so people will judge me, but my lack of knowledge in grammar and spelling wont affect important things like my job.Yes it will! What if you decorate cakes for a living?
Or make road signs?
Or any other type of sign or advertising?
Well, my carelessness wont affect my personal life.Well see about that . . . You could end up walking around like this:
A basic knowledge of good writing keeps you from sounding redundant,
Or just plain dumb.
The main point . . .(That goes for grammar and spelling too!)