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i use both.


on the big machine IE7 is installed and i had to do a bunch of nerdy stuff to get it to work. It still wont play embedded videos.


on the laptop i have IE6 which works perfect.


i use firefox as well when IE does not want to work.


but i prefer to use IE just because i am so used to it.


technically firefox is probably heaps better than IE. imho

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 Originally Posted By: me jane
No, but I know the difference and they are not typos. I mean things like typing "teh" for "the".

A typo is anything that is not correctly typed. It can be "fat finger syndrome" such as 'thenm' when two keys get hit at once - and the spellcheck will usually get them - OR when the word used isn't correct - try "it's" (contracted it is) when its (possessive) is meant. Both are correctly spelled but wrong, wrong, wrong!

I found the poem, it's called An Owed to the Spelling Checker

by Jerrold H. Zar

I have a spelling checker.
It came with my PC.
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss steaks aye can knot sea.

Eye ran this poem threw it,
Your sure reel glad two no.
Its vary polished in it's weigh,
My checker tolled me sew.

A checker is a bless sing,
It freeze yew lodes of thyme.
It helps me right awl stiles two reed,
And aides me when aye rime.

Each frays come posed up on my screen
Eye trussed to bee a joule
The checker poured o'er every word
To cheque sum spelling rule.

Be fore a veiling checkers
Hour spelling mite decline,
And if were lacks or have a laps,
We wood be maid to wine.

Butt now bee cause my spelling
Is checked with such grate flare,
Their are know faults with in my cite,
Of none eye am a wear.

Now spelling does knot phase me,
It does knot bring a tier.
My pay purrs awl due glad den
With wrapped words fare as hear.

To rite with care is quite a feet
Of witch won should be proud.
And wee mussed dew the best wee can,
Sew flaws are knot aloud.

Sow ewe can sea why aye dew prays
Such soft ware for pea seas,
And why I brake in two averse
By righting wants too pleas.
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Thanks, lin.


That came from way back aeons ago, when I was teaching IT to High School leaving level students. They insisted that they had no spelling errors in their submitted works until I gave them that electronically to check, and then read back to me. The only error that was flagged was o'er (which is an old english contraction for over) and there is nothing wrogn when the stuff is read aloud (or should that be allowed?)

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