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Why is it that I never seem to be able to type the word “because” accurately? I know how to spell it, but somehow my fingers always seem to rush the U in before the A. 20 more words


Spelling and Misspelling

Last year I read a fascinating book that touches on HRfA’s areas of interest, although it deals with an American family from a generation before Jane Austen: … 600 more words


Weekend Wrinkle: Speling – I Mean "Spelling" – Troubles

I’m lucky. I was trained to be a good speller since I was a child. I’d ask my mother how to spell something, and she’d direct me to a dictionary. 194 more words


It's still not Manny Pacquiao

It’s happened before, and it’ll probably happen again after today. It’s the yahoo.com editors’ sad attempt at spelling Pacquiao:

Didn’t they learn anything from the last misspelling? Nope.


Rogue Words from A to Z: On To An Occasion

The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,

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-ed versus -t

When the past tense of a verb can be formed by adding either ed or t, Use ed: The milk was spoiled. Not the milk was spoilt.

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Long and Short Vowel Activities

Two products that we love using not only in the classroom but at home!  Early elementary students need lots of practice distinguishing long and short vowels!  302 more words