Mighty Red Pen

September 8, 2007

Idiot-proof spelling

Filed under: Overseen,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 9:15 am

 Helen’s Dad made a point of mentioning he took this photo at his hometown parade.


MRP isn’t sure I’d be quick to point that out, necessarily.



  1. Now I feel like I’ve betrayed my hometown with that submission. Hope you don’t think we’re all stuipid morans !

    Comment by Helen's Dad — September 9, 2007 @ 2:21 pm | Reply

  2. Don’t be too embarassed, Helen’s Dad. Idiot’s abound everywhere and idoiot’s, too.

    Thanks for the blog! I just started reading it. I, too, am a person who thinks grammar and spelling are more than just silly rules. Where will our communication end up without it?

    I don’t blog about it, but I’m attempting to provide as many tips as I can on my site. For more, visit http://www.shawnshearer.com.

    Keep up the great work! And thanks for caring.

    Comment by Shawn — September 9, 2007 @ 8:18 pm | Reply

  3. Hi Shawn, I agree that grammar is more than just silly rules, and I’m intrigued by ways of exploring rules about language without being too didactic about it. I also think that talking about language should be a lot more fun than it is . . . Thanks for visiting — your site is interesting, too!

    Comment by mightyredpen — September 11, 2007 @ 7:32 pm | Reply

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