It's because they are common words. Although a smurf is not real, it is well known.
Most likely spell check is not proficient with recognizing brand names. Even with spell check the writer still got to proofread to make sure that the proper grammar is used in regards to capitalization.
by Russ Moran2 years ago
Is your spelling getting worse?I prided myself as a kid on my excellent spelling. As the years go by it's getting constantly worse. I think it's the fault of Spell Checker, a blessed little program but one that makes us...
by Lisa5 years ago
How dependent are you on Spell Check?Seeing made up words and misspellings all over HubPages made me wonder how dependent most people are on spell check. I do just fine checking my own work and using a dictionary...
by Peg Cole5 years ago
I was looking over someone's profile page the other day and noticed a misspelled word in one of their summaries. It was clear what the author was trying to say so I just moved on to another hub, happily oblivious. Then...
by Ben Zoltak4 years ago
Anyone know how to turn spell check on an HP laptop?My spelling is not so great! Haha, got this here new/used hp laptop and the spell check is turned off, how to turn it on? Bad spellers untie!
by mrblueishmouvesky4 years ago
Hi, I recently decided to click "ignore" on one of the words flagged by the spell checker, after this it has decided to ignore every single mis-spelt word on any hub, is there any way to turn it back on?
by IzzyM6 years ago
We are all writing custom summaries now I hope, but is it possible to put a spell check feature there? I am seeing quite a few hubs, even from prominent hubbers, with glaring typos in the summary. This is the worst...
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