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Pretty Little Liars

So I watch this show on a fairly regular basis, mainly because I think it has one of the most honest potrayls of lesbians on tv. I think the coming out process is very honest. Each week I find Emily becoming a stronger more independent more sure of herself person. I enjoy the mystery of the show and all the main characters, but is it just me or is this one of the worst potrayls of disability I have seen in awhile maybe since million dollar baby.


They continue on the old steryotype of people with disabilities being evil and do it so intensly. She isn't just blind she is forcing her brother to have sex with her. They keep showing this girl as this sooo intensly evil person that just by looking at her the main charcters are so obviously frightened. They not only show her as intensely evil but also push this idea of pittying her for her disability. I keep hoping the show will some how stop the way she is potrayed but they never do.

So my delema has been I love watching this show for o…

Spelling

Mark Twain once said something upon the lines of if you can only think of one way to spell a word you are very dull. I have recently seen a complate on someone's facebook for the lack of spelling currently used. Saying if you can get to high school you should be able to spell. Clearly I can't, I have worked my butt off to be able to spell as good as I can.  For me there are very few times spelling really matters.  I usually state when I do a presentation that I can't spell so don't expect it.

I spent hours upon hours learning to spell in a way I know very few people do, however still this lack of spelling is seen as a sign of lazyness and uneducatedness. I get tired of it in fact my biggest pet peeve is people who really care about spelling.

I think one of the reasons I don't get it is because I do not read how most people do. I don't read word for word so not understanding a word or how it is spelled for me effects nothing. However I have been told many people…