See, the thing is, I try not to be too particular about spellings, specially online. I tend to make a few random 'typos' here and there as well, mostly because I hardly look at the keyboard when I type. So, that can be excused. Plus, I can't expect everybody to know all their spellings and not make mistakes. And yet, it is so hard for me to not correct them when they do!
Like this guy I was talking to kept saying 'wierd' all the time, and every time he wrote it I had to stop myself from telling him he was wrong, out of courtesy. Till finally I gave up, and so as not to totally offend him, I said, "Yah, true, that is weird." I thought he'd get the message. But, no! There it was in the next line: 'wierd'. Ugh! And we were on Facebook chat, so if not me, at least that irritating red underline should have had some effect on him!!
Then there was that time in class, two girls sitting near me were talking and comparing some notes. English lecture, it was. One of them asked the other what the difference between 'advice' and 'advise' was. She coolly and confidently replied that 'advice' is correct, 'advise' is just the American spelling. Really, where do people learn such stuff!? Or do they come up with it on their own! I guess if I want to stay the non-rude person that I am, I'll never really know. Obviously, the other girl totally bought the explanation.
And lastly there's that girl who writes 'Chao', but I really hope she's just joking (or Spanish, but that I know she's not!).
(This post is for my sister who is capable of literally killing people for writing 'wierd')