Practical or diabolical? The humble spellchecker has been a saviour for some and a bane for others. The arguments for and against are passionately fought by both sides. Consider the poem on the right.
We live in a modern age with easy access to computers and mobile devices. So, why do we need to learn to spell when we have spellcheckers?
Because...spellcheckers are stupid! They are simple computer programs which have no real grasp of the complexities of human language! To understand English grammar alone would require some level of artificial intelligence. This brings me to my first point.
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