Rid Of John Paul...Finally
Now that the recently-senile and always-bungling old pope is at last gone, perhaps...
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Non-Phonetic English Spelling
English spelling is much less phonetic than other European languages such as Italian...
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National Spelling Bee
I've been watching and I 've yet to see them present a word of English /Anglo-Saxon...
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Should I Use The British Or American Spelling...
If I am writing an article about paper money, to a world-wide readership, including...
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Interesting Article From The AUE's First...
"The centre/center question is a good example of why this is difficult. "Center"...
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves
I've just come across the above-named volume by Lynne Truss: ISBN 1 86197 6127 It...
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Salad?
Diane Mott Davidson I don't know why I torture myself by reading this lady's books...
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New Spelling
Saw this interesting spelling on the website of a young black person: "Dis part...
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Decline Of The English Language
Here is a mini lesson for those native English-language speakers that write as though...
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Why Are These Words Spelled Like This...
I'd appreciate an explanation of the English rules governing the spelling of words...
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Names Transliteration
Here's a new one for me, at least. I noticed this evening that BBC Radio 3 has been...
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To Realise / To Realize
Hi everyone. What is the correct spelling? To realise or to realize? I've seen them...
Use Of Contractions In Written English
Hi everybody, I thougt that you shouldn't use contractions in written english (uups...
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"Maths Is ..." Or "Maths Are ..."
Being a Leftpondian, I use the colloquial abbreviation "math", which is singular...
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Why American English?
Why did the Americans change the spelling of some words in the English language...
Salute To The Flag Of USA Was NAZI Salute
I missed an earlier thread where people inquired about the salute to the flag. I...
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The Failed Experiment
The America Mr Jefferson envisioned hasn't come about. The country is in a right...
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Initials And Spaces
In names with initials and abbreviations, such as J. R. R. Tolkien, Mr. J. Cale,...
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Spelling Errors More Common Than Ever
It almost seems to be an epidemic. I'm refering to the misspellings of basic English...
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'Centring'
I've long been familiar with the UK spellings 'centre' and 'theatre' as compared...
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