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Old 08-10-2018, 07:16 PM
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Holy crap in a bundt pan, I just looked up a clearance swamp job posting for Optician and it contains the following "words": teamthat, bestcare, Promotefrom, Competitivewage, Teammatediscount, Excellentbenefits, jobtraining, Provideexceptional, effectivedecisions, Strongwork and Enjoyworking.

I wish I was making all that up, I really do.
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Old 08-10-2018, 07:28 PM
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Take 1: Maybe it cost too much to put in the extra spaces.

Take 2: Maybe whoever wrote the job posting was spaced out.
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Old 08-11-2018, 12:03 AM
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Or perhaps they forgot the hashtags...
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Old 08-11-2018, 02:12 AM
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Quoth taxguykarl View Post
What we have here are examples of why proofreading with spell-check alone is a bad idea.
There is so much more to effective communication than spelling. Sentence structure, punctuation, and appropriate wording matter.
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Old 08-11-2018, 11:14 AM
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Honestly, in my opinion, I'm generally willing to forgive some grammar mistakes, because they can sometimes make a sentence look or sound weird.

Spelling, on the other hand, I'm less likely to forgive, as well as things like knowing the difference between "there", "their", and "they're" and "sail", "sell", and "sale".
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