Chandra, a "recovering grammar snob" who works as an English teacher, has a smashing trio of essays on Literacy Privilege -- the invisible privilege that accrues to people who have the facility to write well and clearly, and who have absorbed the "correct" conventions of English. I know I've been guilty of dismissing people because of their grammar/spelling errors
Back that truck right the f*ck on up there, Cry Dctrw. Being able to run spell check is a privilege? Writing in a clear and concise manner is so hard you can't expect just anyone to pick it up?
This privilege shit has gone too far: bullshit, bullshit, bullshit.
Spelling counts. Concise expression beats a stew of muddled krep any day.
Favor baffling bullshit over clarity? The hell I will.