Re: " Ode to the Spell Checker!"

From:LuAnn Anderson <>

Responding to the message of 
from Mike Kirby <>:

Hi Mike,
I, for one, Loved it!!! Thanks for starting my day with a smile!

> Honourable Histoneters.
> I shall, no doubt, incur the wrath of the "Thought Police" and the "Histonet
> Gestapo", but I think the following little ditty best sums up the hot debate
> on "ze Engleesh, as she is spilt"
> (I shall now retreat to my bunker and await the verbal barrage)
>   "Ode to the Spell Checker!"
>   Eye halve a spelling chequer
>   It came with my pea sea
>   It plainly marques four my revue
>   Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.
>   Eye strike a key and type a word
>   And weight four it two say
>   Weather eye am wrong oar write
>   It shows me strait a weigh.
>   As soon as a mist ache is maid
>   It nose bee fore two long
>   And eye can put the error rite
>   Its rare lea ever wrong.
>   Eye have run this poem threw it
>   I am shore your pleased two no
>   Its letter perfect awl the weigh
>   My chequer tolled me sew.
> M.Kirby. ("Warthog")
> Johannesburg.
> .

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