This is a wonderful way to limber up the mind. I always try two words that sound the same but mean different things, like: mean,to and two, watt and what, blue and blew, raise and raze. You get the drift. I confess to being a bit OCD so this is one of the ways to get control of my mind. - Barbra-Lee -
I spell OK, but OK is pretty bad for someone who used to be a "Contender" for the title. I'm less concerned with the rules than I am sounding like I'm half literate. Spelling is becoming a lost art. I glad if I can just get a point across.
I was having a problem with 'maintenance' last night. I wrote 'maintainance', but knew it looked wrong. The dictionary didn't help me either, because I didn't know how to spell it. Hmmm - then a page on Hubpages told me HP was down for 'maintenance' and the problem was solved, except I'd already posted my message using 'repairs etc.'.
I find the more I think of how to spell a word, the more confused I become.
There are a few glaring errors I've been seeing too often lately. Some are here; others are elsewhere on the Internet. There's no accounting, of course, for the comments on such places as Face Book; it's not...