Spelling and Grammar

Toni Brooks
Toni Brooks
Actor

It really puts me off when grammar and spelling are bad in castings. I do wish posters would get someone to check their post before submitting. A teacher if necessary. It looks so unprofessional too.


  • 2 weeks ago
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Tony Coughlan

Yeah a proof reader would work.


  • 2 weeks ago
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Simon Boughey

Toni - I agree 100%. The misuse of the possessive apostrophe is particularly prevalent. It puts me of applying to such jobs.


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Sue Parker-Nutley

I completely agree, Toni.
Some of the scripts I've received have been diabolical too, even allowing for English not being the first language of the author.
By the way, Simon, it's rather apt that you've put "of" instead of "off"!!
Sue


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Andrew Gruffudd

Yes indeed. As a writer myself, I am always disappointed when a professional position is represented by bad linguistic presentation. Of course, I understand, and can accept, where someone is dyslexic, or they don't have a full understanding of the language, and they cannot get things proofed - but for businesses et al to let slip a blatant disregard for the written word when there are so many reasonably-priced proofreaders, not to mention free spell-check facilities, is beyond the pale.


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