A spell check won't always save you

Friday, February 25, 2011; 7:40 PM

In his Value Added column in the Feb. 21 Business section, Thomas Heath quoted software executive Wayne Jackson as saying: "The morale of this story is, if I hadn't been at work . . . I wouldn't have gotten the phone call." The moral of this letter is that relying on spell-checking software makes the use of a wrong word more likely. That is not good for morale.

Donald R. Juran, Rockville

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