Lauren Di Martino
Well, if it's in a professional context, I think it reflects very poorly on the person. When it comes to business, it is very important to give people the impression that you dot your i's and cross your t's and are very careful. Typos make someone seem imprecise and lazy. It's really not a good look.
High school student
When people don't proofread their emails and texts, they come off looking stupid and lazy and careless. A little effort goes a long way when it comes to stuff like that. I think it's much better to take a few minutes to proofread because a tidy, well-composed email or text shows that you care.
If the email is from family or friends, I couldn't care less. We totally understand one another, and that we are all very busy. But in a professional setting, I find it offensive. There, spelling and grammar count. It shows a lot about how a person chooses to represent themselves if they don't take the time to put together a clean and easy-to-read message.
I don't think anything about them either way, good or bad. I just figure the person sending the message is really busy.
I try to not be too judgmental. I don't know what the person who sends me the text or email has going on at that moment. I try to be careful, myself, when composing emails and texts, but I try not to hold it against others who may not be as precise and exacting as I am.
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