The ability to spell is discounted by a generation with dictionaries on their phones and a word processor for every occasion.
Simply put, writing is a communicative process; you, The Writer, have an audience with whom you are trying to connect on some level. It really doesn’t need to get any more complicated than that.
After all, if people are going to write online, I would insist that they do so error-free.
If you’re someone with grammar-tuned ears, the internet becomes a tough place to live.
That game we all loved to play in college—you know, the one with a long board or table, two ping-pong balls, ten red Solo cups at each end filled halfway with beer, and two water cups—it doesn’t matter whether you call it beirut or beer pong.