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Is that a new word in sports?

Is this such a new word in American sports that the writers at Yahoo! Sports had to resort to using the British spelling?

This isn’t the worst offense possible; it’s just a slap in the face of American readers, who are used to see offense.


Vocabulary Test Takes Away Spelling Bee Drama

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WASHINGTON (AP) – For viewers of last year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw. 738 more words


Spelling tests - we've passed this week, term 2, week 4

Students in my classroom have a weekly spelling test to complete. They need to score at least 23 out of 25 to pass their level and move up to the next. 26 more words

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Week 8 Spelling Words

Next Monday is a holiday, so your next spelling test will be Monday of Week 8, June 8th.

Here are the words you will be tested on: 26 more words


Cancel that

This cancelations come up one letter short on the Yahoo! front page:

Although canceled and canceling is the preferred spelling in the U.S. (in other English-speaking countries, it’s… 13 more words


Whilst I was reading

I thought I was reading the U.S. version of Yahoo! Style, until I stumbled on this:

In the States, sundress is one word, the preferred word is… 20 more words


Different forms of racism

Racism is a difficult subject to tackle; the most commonly accepted view on racism comes down to the colour of skin or the persons country of origin but, much like many things in life, there is a broad scale of racism that creeps into everyday life. 396 more words

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