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Spelling

Eighth-grader Thomas Hurley III knew the right answer, er, question, in his Jeopardy round was Emancipation Proclamation, but he misspelled it and lost some three thousand dollars. He added an extra “t”, making it “emanciptation”. Oops. When I first heard … Continue reading

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Devolution of Culture?

Grammar, spelling and pronunciation have declined in American culture, and the change is accelerating. Does it matter? Continue reading

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