Don’t Rely on Electronic Spell Checkers

Electronic Spell Checkers can miss errors, especially when you have used the wrong word but spelled it correctly.

For example:

  • “I might need some new shoes for gym,” Harry told our Aunt Ann.
  • “Eye mite knead sum knew shoos four Jim,” Hairy tolled hour Ant an.

An electronic spell checker would not have highlighted any error in the second sentence.

Adaped from: Fact Monster: Ten Tips for Better Spelling (

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