There is an epidemic currently plaguing Connecticut. Maybe it’s been around for a while and we’ve only just started to notice it – but it’s something that shouldn’t be, and something that needs to stop immediately.
We’ve forgotten how to spell. We’ve forgotten how to proofread. And we are worse off for it.
Maybe it’s because of spellcheck (in fact, I’m sure it’s because of spellcheck). Microsoft and Apple have created a world where we no longer need to know how to spell anything correctly. With every iOS update, the iPhone gets smarter and we as a population get dumber.
The evidence is overwhelming: