Who uses google as a spell check?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by da_head, Feb 6, 2009.

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  1. da_head
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    da_head A dying dream..

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    i find myself resorting to google to find out how a few tricky words are spelled. it gets the job done

    (this is assuming you're doing something that doesn't have a spell check built in, such as msn or something)

    EDIT: aww jeez. i did the poll wrong lol
     
  2. Joey Ravn

    Joey Ravn F*** you, Nintendo!

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    I do. I usually check with my virtual dictionary, first in Spanish, then in English. If it yields no results, I try Google, specially when I want to know how to use that word in a proper English context.
     
  3. WildWon

    WildWon EXTERMINATE!

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    I don't use it so much for spell check, but if i don't know how to spell it, Google is DEFINITELY my Dictionary. If a little red squiggly appears under ANYTHING i type, i double check in Google.

    Oddly enough, i learned that "Children's" isn't a proper term.

    (...reason being is that Wife® works at a children's center. A center for children [​IMG] No other reason, sickos. [​IMG])
     
  4. leonheart_a

    leonheart_a GBAtemp Fan

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    I do sometimes, beats looking through a dictionary [​IMG]
     
  5. Sstew

    Sstew GBAtemp's Grim Reaper.

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    Lol, I have. If I dont want to pull up my "Widgets Disctionary" - Mac
     
  6. logical thinker

    logical thinker GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I do, sometimes. But I prefer Wiktionary.
     
  7. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    i use the built in google toolbar spell checker in firefox
     
  8. science

    science science rules

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    I do all the time lol
     
  9. Hadrian

    Hadrian Everybofy knows badgers like MASH POTATOES!

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    I have since I got my new pc, I have still yet to install a dictionary add on for Firefox.
     
  10. UltraMagnus

    UltraMagnus hic sunt dracones

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    firefox has a spellcheck inbuilt
     
  11. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

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    I never use spellcheckers. Obviously did when I was writing assignments for uni, but not since then. So yes, google is my dictionary. Or more specifically, dictionary.com.
     
  12. qlum

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