Proof read comments with spell check on

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Last Updated: 2022-12-01

Comments are the parts of the code that others are most likely to read. Therefore it pays, for both communication and reputation-related purposes, to leave a good impression. One trick is to enable spell check and re-read each comment, aloud, after being made. In addition, if any changes are made during this re-read, it ought to be proof read, from the start, once again.