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For some reason, I always want to spell ad nauseam, “ad nauseum,” as if it’s the singular of a plural. It’s interesting to reflect on the way words get caught up in our brains a certain way. 142 more words


This is meant to be a criticism

My only criticism of this on yahoo.com? It’s a misspelling that would have been easily detected by a spell-checker or a person who knows how to spell:


Cn U rd ths? Iz ths nvntid spln?

Yes, this is invented spelling. Invented spelling (a term that goes back to the Swiss psychologist, Jean Piaget) is a kind of spelling that little children use as they learn to write. 568 more words

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Not a spelling genius

Someone at the Yahoo! front page came up with an ingenious new spelling:

Did I say “ingenious”? Sorry, I meant “wrong.”


Tagxedo Word Clouds

I did some homework at the weekend and I made my homework words into

a big cat.I did this at tagxedo where you get a wide selection of word clouds.

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