I’m no Scripps finalist myself but there are some misspellings/typos that absolutely drive me nuts. Breath/breathe is one of those.
“…can’t remember how to breath…”
You draw breath and breathe in air. That little e on the end makes all the difference.
It’s one of those typos that often happen when the writer is trying to make a scathing remark and insult the mental capacity of the target and instead makes the writer look like an idiot. The next time you are writing a screed on a forum or in the comments section of a blog do yourself a favor an make sure you remember how to spell breathe.
Next time, u and you; one of these is a letter and the other is a pronoun.