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Don’t rely on your spell-checker!
Do not rely solely on your spell-checker, as this will check only that strings of characters are in a specific order. Read the following to see why using a spell-checker alone is not enough – all of the words in the poem are spelt correctly.
I have a spelling chequer,
It came with my pea sea,
It plainly marks four my revue,
Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.
Eye strike a key an type a word,
And weight four it two say,
Weather eye am wrong oar write,
It shows me strait a weigh.
As soon as a mist ache is maid,
It nose bee fore to long,
And eye can put the error rite,
Its rare lea ever wrong.
Eye have run this poem threw it,
I am shore your pleased two no,
Its letter perfect awl the weigh,
My chequer tolled me sew.
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