Monday, September 29, 2008

i fear for the world

For two and a half years now we have lived on Lilac Drive. Look closely at that word--lilac--it is not a strange word nor does it describe a strange plant. In fact, it is a glorious example of God's creative talents and proof (positive) that she wants us to be happy. It is beautiful and fragrant. What more could someone want?

And yet I am shocked on an all-too regular basis when I am asked to give my address, I enunciate clearly, and the Person Taking Down The Pertinent Information asks me how to spell it. !!!!! Get a grip, people! This is basic! Either there are a lot of really bad spellers out there, or it's time to go back to, spell it with me now, b-a-s-i-c-s.

1 comment:

Jayne said...

LOL... you are not alone. If it weren't for the cash registers which tell kids how much change they owe someone, they'd be fully flummoxed. It's quite sad really.

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