Blme Txtng 4 Bad Spelin Stds

by Tanya Thomas on  February 14, 2009 at 5:48 PM Lifestyle News
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 Blme Txtng 4 Bad Spelin Stds
A new study has said that "text-messaging" is wrecking the English language and has brought spelling standards to a new low.

The research said that spell checkers also make people lazy about everyday words, reports the Sun.
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However, they are more careful when writing formal letters, such as job applications, said the internet search site survey.

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The most misspelled common words were: 1) accommodation; 2) accessory; 3) February; 4) opportunity; 5) embarrass; 6) eighth; 7) receipt; 8) guarantee; 9) license (confused with licence); 10) restaurant.

Source: ANI
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