I just read a blog about stupid people, willfully ignorant and know it alls. But it seemed to sugest that if you use abreviations and/or spell how you would on a text message then people will asume some level of stupidity.
I think this is a bit harsh, the english language is evolving all the time. American english for example has simplified many words like ‘colour’ and ‘through’ (to good effect too, theres no need for all them letters) even within english words get shortened like the word ‘olde’.
Also I’m dyslexic and struggle to spell words correctly but if anyone were to say I was stupid I’d laugh at them. during my dyslexia test i had to do an IQ test which put me in the upper quartile of the population.
maybe i can agree that poor punctuation can change the meaning of text, but not using capital letters or using well known abreviations shouldn’t make any differance at all. The post that got me on to this also said that the OP hated people that refused to except criticism and take onbord new ideas.
Well abreviations are an improvement on full words in that as long as meaning is not compramized then it is more effecient, and leaves you more time to lift weights and eat food (rather that type all day)
After reading the original post I’m going to put in extra effort to spell all words fully in the hope of avoiding the stupid brush, but I strongly disagree with this premiss.