What is happening to English spelling? Can anyone tell me, is it going the same way in Italy or France?
It`s not only the dumbed down version of words to fit into sites like Twitter, but examples of bad spelling are everywhere you go.
Recent efforts I`ve noticed in South London (an area not noted for high literacy standards) are JESIS SAVES on the wall of a church and FUK on a viaduct. And they were not referring to French Connection UK: they just couldn`t spell!
How many people cannot differentiate between lose and loose?
And the number of people applauding something, written as `Here! Here!` is mind boggling.
A generation is growing up with no knowledge of correct spelling at all.
It`s already evident in Hawaii, judging by this grab from the TV news.
Can U C wot I meen?