When Spelling Goes Wrong

You get dramatic readings.

In this case, a 14-year old gamer named William (aka Axman13) passionately displays his affinity for the highest form of rhetoric. His review of the flash game “Press Space Bar to Win” or PSBW marks the ubiquitous decline of spelling and grammar on the internet…and leads to comedy of the highest order.  The game itself is a parody of other popular RPGs and online games, in which the player only has to hit the space bar, literally, to win. Apparently Axman13 didn’t get the joke, but sometimes the world produces wonderful mistakes. William’s brand of English will make you rethink the text messages you get from friends, and emails that you send.

Enjoy the dramatic reading by Deven Mack, animated by graphic designer, Mick Lauer.

About the Author: Abigail Browning

aba-city-lights-poet-picAbigail Browning, Founder and Managing Editor, a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received her MFA in Poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Abigail has poems either published or forthcoming in the Yemassee Journal OnlineThe Greensboro Review, Linebreakand RHINO Poetry. In addition, she was honored to receive the Amon Liner Poetry Award, the Noel Callow/Academy of American Poets’ Prize, and was a finalist for the Linda Flowers NC Arts Prize. She also has a passion for jazz music and dance, and teaches swing-era dances in her free time: www.abigailbrowning.com. Currently, she is studying Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media as a PhD at NC State in Raleigh, NC.

2 Comments on When Spelling Goes Wrong

  1. This is fabulous. Thank you for sharing!

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