Why was this comment removed? The only explanation I can conceive is that some moderator has taken a special personal dislike to me, and removes some of my comments as soon as he or she sees that I am their author, without bothering to read them very carefully first. Yeah, I think I'll just post all of my comments here first from now on, then cut-and-paste into the HuffPo readers' comments.
I'm responding to This Huffington Post article about language "mistakes" :
“This obsession with spelling rules is only a couple hundred years old.
"Thiss ubseshun wth speling rools iz onnleeuh uh kuppel hunndrid yeers oldd.
"'Or how about a word that really gets under your skin when mangled or mixed-up?'
"Wot gits unnder mah skinn izz thuh unnderlai-ing uhssumpchun thut langwuj rools r evur more thn sumwuns arrbatrairee pursunul uhpinnion.”