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  1. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    14 Jun '14 19:24 / 1 edit
    Some of the greatest minds were terrible spellers! So then why do people get criticized for misspelling!? Most IQ test if not all have no spelling in them really at all.

    http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2012/01/24/15-famous-thinkers-who-couldnt-spell/

    http://m.theweek.com/article/index/246092/11-historical-figures-who-were-really-bad-at-spelling
  2. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    14 Jun '14 19:28
    It is grammatically incorrect to start a sentence with a conjunction.
  3. 14 Jun '14 19:34
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    It is grammatically incorrect to start a sentence with a conjunction.
    Nice dodge. Insert grammar as well as spelling. Most great writers use spell checkers and editors to correct their grammar and spelling. Most people's expertise is somewhat vertical.
  4. 14 Jun '14 19:38
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    Some of the greatest minds were terrible spellers! So then why do people get criticized for misspelling!? Most IQ test if not all have no spelling in them really at all.

    http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2012/01/24/15-famous-thinkers-who-couldnt-spell/

    http://m.theweek.com/article/index/246092/11-historical-figures-who-were-really-bad-at-spelling
    Picasso was also a poor colourist
  5. Standard member redbadger
    Suzzie says Badger
    14 Jun '14 20:24
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    Picasso was also a poor colourist
    I as a black witch can cast a spell of any colour over anyone/result suntan
  6. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    14 Jun '14 21:28
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    It is grammatically incorrect to start a sentence with a conjunction.
    Freedom of Speech. Lets get back on track. We all know Benjamin Franklin was smarter then you and I, so why is he part of that list?
  7. 15 Jun '14 01:38
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    Freedom of Speech. Lets get back on track. We all know Benjamin Franklin was smarter then you and I, so why is he part of that list?
    I think you've made your point and most here agree that nitpicking over spelling and grammar are overdone.