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Found this ad on craigslist and it gave me a chuckle:)

 

 

RETIRED TEACHER SELLING TEACHING AIDS FOR PRIMARY LEVEL

books( over 500),white boards,storage containers,baskets,

pockets charts,resource books ciriculum books

craft supplies and much more

 

 

 

ETA: I have nothing against ps teachers, I am not trying to bash anyone. Everyone makes mistakes, myself included.

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That is funny. But here is another perspective from a senior citizen, who once won money in competitive spelling bees in an era when boys were told we didn't need to take typing, and is now forced to type on a computer. Namely I noticed one spelling error above is substituting one letter for another which occurs next to it on the keyboard, and the other is a lack of repetition of a keystroke. These things and other errors were rampant in this message until I edited it over and over before posting. So who knows for sure???:)

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That is funny. But here is another perspective from a senior citizen, who once won money in competitive spelling bees in an era when mainly girls took typing, and is now forced to type on a computer. Namely I noticed one spelling error above is substituting one letter for another which occurs next to it on the keyboard, and the other is a lack of repetition of a keystroke. These things and other errors were rampant in this message until I edited it over and over before posting. So who knows for sure???:)

 

I remember learning typing on a manual typewriter (1970's). :001_smile: I know I make more mistakes now on my computer keyboard because it is faster and sooooo easy to correct.

 

Remember those eraser pencils with the whisk top and carbon paper? I still remember being in awe of those electric typewriters that had the erase button (type over with white). :lol::lol:

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I remember learning typing on a manual typewriter (1970's). :001_smile: I know I make more mistakes now on my computer keyboard because it is faster and sooooo easy to correct.

 

Remember those eraser pencils with the whisk top and carbon paper? I still remember being in awe of those electric typewriters that had the erase button (type over with white). :lol::lol:

 

I remember the typewriter, too. I still have some carbon paper laying around and had to show my kids how to use it.

 

Like Mathwonk, I do try to give the benefit of the doubt for spelling errors, but when it's the same words misspelled over and over, well, my cynical side comes out and I tend to think it's a spelling problem rather than a typing one. :tongue_smilie: I guess I figure if my mother can proofread and correct her keyboard typing errors, then others can, too, and if they don't, well.... it 'tells' me something.

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