Spelling: A Rebuttal From Wired’s Copydesk Sat 31 Mar 2012 at 13:29 ·
Specifically, a rebuttal of Anne Trubek’s assertion that we should do away with spelling rules altogether. I’ve long argued about this, being both a subeditor and one who condones conversational grammar: we need to learn the rules before we can break them.
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