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What do we call a person who is concerned with words' spelling? This person likes words without spelling mistakes.

If this person's name is typed incorrectly or if the person sees incorrect spelling, then he or she is disturbed by it.

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meticulous, pedantic, a school teacher. –  Mitch Sep 9 '12 at 18:48
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A person can't be a sentiment. I'd edit this question to fix the gross grammar errors, except I can't make heads or tails of it. (For one thing, I think "sentiment" might be a false friend with a word in your native language, or something: you're using it so incorrectly that it's apparent you have no idea what it means.) –  Marthaª Sep 9 '12 at 19:36
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The person who is annoyed by this is either 'a normal person' or, if annoyed by the rare misspelling, the items in my first comment. –  Mitch Sep 9 '12 at 19:58
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@XavierVidalHernández diEcho may have meant "bothered" or "annoyed" rather than "disturbed", but I did not want to alter the question's stated intent too much in my edit. Keep in mind that if something "disturbs" you, it may "inconvenience" you, not make you mentally unstable. diEcho, did Mitch's suggestions answer your question? I don't think we need to look at this as a psychological disorder. Look up the definitions of "disturb", "bother" and "annoy" and see if these apply to the person's experience. –  Zairja Sep 9 '12 at 20:16
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@XavierVidalHernández: I think it would be perverse to interpret OP's "disturbed" as having clinical implications. I won't go so far as to say I'm disturbed by your presumption, but I'll certainly say it's uncalled-for. –  FumbleFingers Sep 9 '12 at 21:32
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There are more general terms, such as pedant - one who pays undue attention to ... formal rules, but I'm pretty sure there isn't a specific word for the type of person OP describes.

The problem is it's unlikely anyone would have that particular personality quirk in isolation. Anyone who's a "stickler for orthographic correctness" in OP's sense is likely care as much about, say, punctuation as they are about spelling. And they'd probably be more fussy than average about correct verb tenses, and wouldn't like people writing in green ink, ball-point pen, etc.,

Noting that some people have used the relatively transparent coinage malorthography, OP might wish to consider my neologism

malorthographobe - one who intensely dislikes incorrect orthography (specifically, misspellings).

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Shouldn't it be malorthographophobe? –  user16269 Sep 9 '12 at 20:39
    
@David Wallace: Technically speaking, you're right. But since it's my neologism, I shall propose my own version. By re-using the "ph" from "graph" and "phobe" I'm saving the world's dwindling ink reserves (if it takes off and gets printed in lots of dead-tree publications! :) –  FumbleFingers Sep 9 '12 at 20:59
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Would any of those 4 downvoters care to justify themselves? ELU has a long history of proposing extended phrases and neologisms if no existing single word meets some request. –  FumbleFingers Sep 9 '12 at 21:02
    
@Xavier Vidal Hernández: Okay, thanks (you posted while I was making the previous comment). I disagree that justication here, obviously. You will also note that I did provide evidence that some people have used the term malorthography, and I respectfully suggest I do not need to cite sources for the -phobe suffix. David Wallace's demurral being duly noted and discounted, I maintain that my answer is valid in this context. –  FumbleFingers Sep 9 '12 at 21:03
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Yeah, jeez, read the FAQ! You're never going to get to 50k reputation with answers like this! Also, I'm really excited! (mocking aside, +1 for pedant) –  Cameron Sep 9 '12 at 21:08
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