Tuesday, May 22, 2007

the amount of times i mix this up=preposterous

whether...a sort of either/or all crammed up into one word, implying uncertainty between two choices

wether...a castrated ram

i just wrestled with those there homophones.

i generally pride myself on spelling while enjoying bad spelling by others...so much so that my friend joe and i had a thing going on where we would send emails back and forth to one another so terribly misspelled that they were nearly impossible to read. and the trick of the situation is that when i would write entire emails out in the worst possible spelling imaginable i had to work over time, retraining my brain to make mistakes and make assumptions on how a word would look based on the sound. during those months i undid years and years of basic elementary school lessons. it was bad. it was dark. it still springs up on me now and again.

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