The Spellchecker is a surprise...why was Hammersmith not OK?

  Aitchbee 17:36 20 Aug 2011
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The introduction of the spellchecker might throw up a few anomalies. But I welcome it.

  Aitchbee 18:06 20 Aug 2011

Castlemilk, Govan, San Bernadino ....no it's not route 66, but a spell-checker test...

  Aitchbee 18:11 20 Aug 2011

It's a winner. HB

  rdave13 18:16 20 Aug 2011

I'm lost on this one. I use Speckie.

  Aitchbee 18:44 20 Aug 2011

rdave13 - I was typing in a post, this afternoon, when suddenly, a red line appeared under Hammersmith,the speel-cheekkker had kicked-in.I might dispose of my trusty big dictionaries now.

  morddwyd 19:59 20 Aug 2011

??

  lotvic 20:19 20 Aug 2011

Depends on which version of Firefox you have installed, US or UK.

May I suggest you install the addon - English (British) Dictionary if you find that FFox underlines in red the word colour and doesn't underline color

More info for Firefox spellchecker http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Using%20the%20spell%20checker

Dictionaries to choose from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/

  Woolwell 20:38 20 Aug 2011

Spell checkers are not good with place names. Place names are often not in dictionaries. Hammersmith, etc isn't in mine.

ps are you bored?

  Mr Mistoffelees 20:57 20 Aug 2011

If the spell checker in Opera is to be believed I don't even know how to spell my own surname!

  Woolwell 21:07 20 Aug 2011

Speckie doesn't know Speckie or AitchBEE or Mistoffelees or Woolwell. So what?

  Forum Editor 00:19 21 Aug 2011

The spell-checker you refer to is in your browser, not on our site.

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