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        Amen!
> On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, DonGarnett wrote:
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> > Remember, the way we talk is not natural, it is habitual.  We learned to
> > talk by imitating other people.
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>         While the above comment was made with regard to vocal instruction,
> it
> can be applied to writing instruction, as well.  I still find it hard to
> fall
> into step with folks who believe that we can allow our children to write
> as they please without correcting spelling, etc.  The "just get your ideas
> down on paper, honey; you'll learn to spell when you feel like it"
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>         Ah well, it does seem to ensure our positions as developmental
> educators
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