So, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was taken to task by the mother of a serviceman killed in Afghanistan, over a poorly-spelled letter of condolence.
 
A heartfelt response, from the bereaved mother? Probably.
 
A gaffe, seized upon by a ravenous press, for political purposes? Perhaps.
 
What’s undoubtedly true is that poor grammar, spelling, or punctuation reflect badly on you. Whatever the circumstances.
 
And they’re avoidable.
 
Spell check.
That’s what dictionaries, thesauruses, and those little book icons on your word processor are for.
 
Proofread.                                                                                                                           Look for spelling mistakes you may have missed, poor grammar, and incorrect punctuation.

Get a printout, then proofread again.

You no it makes sense.

Sorry. Cents.

Peace.

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