Babel | Jul 3, 2012 | 27:29

How important is spelling? (Episode 2)

Canadians love to spill on spelling -- now more than ever. The way we spell is being affected by the rise of technology (and American spell check) and the number of ESL speakers. We see incorrect spelling, and creative new spelling, everywhere from texts and emails to websites and research papers. And yet many of us stand by the traditional rules. We're asking: how important IS spelling these days?

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