Spell It Write
In This Chapter
Dealing with typos and spelling errors
Adding or ignoring unknown words
Correcting words automatically
Fixing grammatical boo-boos
Reviewing your document
Customizing proofing options
Checking AutoCorrect settings
There’s no such thing as spelling in English. Spelling in English evolved over time. Even the venerable Bard, William Shakespeare, spelled his own name several different ways. It wasn’t until the notion of the “dictionary” appeared that spelling became more or less standardized.
The same feeling of randomness can be applied to English grammar. Despite all those schoolteachers and editors out there, English is not Latin. English grammar has more exceptions than it has rules. That makes English a remarkably flexible and poetic language, ...