English spelling is often inconsistent, irregular, and (some say)
insane. Andaas many have learned the hard wayaspellcheckers donat
always help. In fact, they sometimes hurt. Most writers have gaps
in their spelling ability and need help from time to time.
This easy-to-use dictionary gives you instant access to the
correct spelling of more than 25,000 words, organized with speed
and convenience in mind. Also provided are spelling tips,
suggestions, and rulesaas well as some all-important exceptions to
those rules. Scattered throughout are quick tips and memory hooks,
- aThe vacuum, a she said, ais for my husband to use (two Us)
around the house.a
- Most words ending in a aseeda sound are spelled a-cedea or
a-ceed, a but one word ends in a-sede.a You could say the rule for
spelling this word supersedes the other rules.
- "Dyeing" (changing color) is an exception to the rule aDrop a
final aea before adding ainga.a Other exceptions include "shoeing,
hoeing, " and "fleeing."
Whether youare writing a cover letter for a new job, a progress
report for work, or a newspaper article, you will be confident that
your good writing wonat be marred by bad spelling. This dictionary
takes the guesswork out of spelling and helps you make a good
impression on your readers.
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• Jane Mallison
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