Tag Archives: spelling errors

What a Waste

While reading an article on politics on a popular news Web site recently, I reluctantly ventured into the comments section. I normally won’t read the comments section of an article on politics since it often seems to be just a … Continue reading

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Cancel One L

Remember that spelling rule you learned in elementary school about doubling the final consonant before adding -ed or -ing to a verb? Well, if you were listening carefully, then you know that there was a little more to the story … Continue reading

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Political Pundits

Being a political pundit must be a great job. That has to be the case with being able to provide opinion, mainly critical, without having the responsibility to do any better—especially when it’s done on national television or in a … Continue reading

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The “C” in Arctic Stands for Cold!

While the blast of bitterly cold Canadian air will be the major weather story across the country for the next several days, I thought that it was a good time to correct a common pronunciation (and possibly spelling) error. The … Continue reading

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Definitely an Error

Definitely has quickly become one of the most commonly misspelled words on the Internet. In fact, hardly a Web page scrolls by where I don’t see it spelled definately. Again, the correct spelling is definitely. Think of the other words … Continue reading

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This Is Definitely an Error

Definitely must be the most misspelled word in the English language. I’ve seen blog after blog and comment list after comment list littered with this error. When it is misspelled, however, at least it’s done in a consistent manner; it’s … Continue reading

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Spelling and Pronunciation Errors

Today, I’ll tackle a few spelling and pronunciation errors that I come across more often than I think I should. Sometimes, we just get into bad habits, automatically repeating another person’s pronunciation or spelling without realizing that we’ve seen or … Continue reading

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