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Why you should have your work checked professionally
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14130854

We found this link on the BBC's web site and it proves that even after twenty years, word processing packages and spell-checkers are not quite tuned in to the human mind.

Eye have a spelling chequer,
It came with my Pea Sea.
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss Steaks I can knot sea.

Eye strike the quays and type a whirred
And weight four it two say
Weather eye am write oar wrong
It tells me straight a weigh.

Eye ran this poem threw it,
Your shore real glad two no.
Its vary polished in its weigh.
My chequer tolled me sew.


Is "publish or perish" biaising science? 
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2010/04/is-publish-or-perish-biasing-science.ars

A time-line of the development of the English language
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/launch_tl_ages_english.shtml




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