Friends Don’t Let Friends Rely On Spelling and Grammar Checking Programs

So, I was helping a client with her dissertation this morning and before I sent her chapter back, I ran a quick spell check as a prudent last step. Well, wouldn’t you know it, THIS is the “correction” that Word suggested. And no, there was nothing wrong with the spelling or grammar to begin with. I just don’t even know.

Anyway, I sent this screenshot to my client with her chapter and we both got a good laugh out of it, so I guess it was worth something.


Okay, Word, I’ll take your spell check and raise you one reality check.

About quillsandqueries

My editing experience includes a wide variety of books, articles, and commentary in both fiction and non-fiction. I work with authors of novels and short stories, students preparing for their dissertations, and corporate clients who publish in the financial and education sectors.
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