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"Three 'a's, of course, in Barbara?"
"I'm afraid Colbert's role in the free-speech controversy will remain a minor one."
Tags:free speech, free-speech, freedom of speech, controversy, controversies, scandal, scandals, protest, protests, protest movement, protest movements, protester, protesters, spelling, spellings, spelling mistake, spelling mistakes, picket line, picket lines, protesting, human rights, democracy, democracies
"No, it's not a typo."
It was an amazing gesture...almost.
Let's learn English.
'They're words, Billy, assembly required.'
"Ain't isn't a word, and you know it."
Tags:word game, word game, word-game, word-games, wordgame, wordgames, dictionary, dictionaries, competitive, competitiveness, scrabble, boardgame, boardgames, duel, duels, shootout, shootouts, gunfighter, gunfighters, gunfight, gunfights, grammarian, grammarians, grammar, spelling, spellings, outlaw, outlaws
"You asked if I could type blood."
Tags:blood, typing, blood type, blood types, doctor, doctors, hospital, hospitals, md, mds, gp, gps, general practitioner, general practitioner, clinic, clinics, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, literal thinker, literal thinkers, literal interpretation, literal interpretations, computer, computers, spelling, spellings
"So, … do you prefer possum or opossum?''
'Can somebody please find Y?'
"Oh, vowels are so 2019!"
Tags:vowel, vowels, spelling, spellings, out of fashion, acronym, acronyms, shorthand, out-of-fashion, fashion, fashions, fad, fads, trend, trends, language trend, language trends, linguist, lingusits, linguistics, etymology, etymologist, etymologists, workplace, sign, signs, directions, out of date, old fashioned
'How are we supposed to show any creativity when they've already made up their minds how these words are spelled?'
'And you thought I didn't mince words.'
"We capitalize 'Internet' out of respect for its power."
Tags:internet, the internet, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, respect, respectful, show of respect, display of respects, modern life, spelling, spellings, capital, capitalisation, capitalization, proper noun, proper nouns, capital letter, capital letters, teacher, teachers, spelling bee, spelling bees, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness
'It's for my teacher. Do you have one with love spelled right?'
'She could've given me a point or two for originality.'
'Copy and study this list of text message spelling words. We will have test tomorrow.'
"There's been one change to the menu. We're no longer spelling brussels sprouts with a capital 'B'."
Tags:spelling, spellings, restaurant, restaurants, grammar, grammatical error, grammatical errors, dining, food, foods, waiter, waiters, change, changes, waitress, waitresses, server, servers, menu, menus, special, specials, insignificant, unimportant, food service industry, hospitality, customer service
'Did you know that a spell checker is useless on math word problems?'
'I installed my spell check backwards and discovered the boss is an SOB.'
'But Dr johnson ov wat yuse wil thsi dicshunary ov yors be?'
"It's all learning-is-fun and invented spelling then - bam! - second grade."
Tags:kid, kids, child, childhood, spelling, spellings, spelling test, spelling tests, first grade, first grader, first graders, elementary school, primary school, learn, learning, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, sandpit, sandpits, sandbox, sandboxes, bad attitude, bad attitudes, lazy, laziness, learning is fun