From m. David Stone at PC Magazine
Proofreading text or numbers you’ve entered from an original, whether by typing or by way of an OCR program, usually works best with two people—one to read the original out loud while the other checks it against the copy. With Office 2003, however, you can dispense with the second person and let Office read the copy instead. You can even have Office read your e-mail to you, if you know how.
If you know how, and the article gives detailed instructions. you can set up Word or Excell so that as you type in words or numbers the computer says them back to you.
Read the whole article HERE