Tag: spelling

76 What's the difference between "center" and "centre"? 2013-10-21T06:08:49.100

64 Why is the correct spelling "eating" and not "eatting"? 2017-01-09T17:04:37.413

61 How do native speakers 'guess' the pronunciation of the letters in a word they see for the first time? 2015-06-12T08:06:33.017

57 "Conveince": A word commonly used in Pakistan having to do with transportation but no English person knows about it 2017-09-19T15:13:06.653

51 How do I avoid misspelling "receive" as "recieve"? 2016-02-02T10:09:51.227

40 "I can't login" or "I can't log in"? 2014-04-03T07:05:32.260

38 Is "thru" for "through" acceptable? "Tho" for "though"? 2013-01-23T21:37:38.527

35 Why is a 'ph' or 'gh' used instead of an 'f' in commonly used English words like Elephant and Enough? 2015-12-03T06:14:08.103

32 How to write a plural form of 'ex' (ex girlfriend..etc) 2016-05-17T08:12:13.723

29 How are silent letters important? 2013-02-02T18:48:25.090

23 What does web-mistress imply as a job title 2016-06-06T04:05:34.313

22 What is the spelling of `~`? 2017-01-06T11:21:19.767

21 Is it common to use "gonna" in written English and even in business English? 2013-01-24T08:40:07.503

21 "Its" and "it's" - how to remember? 2013-01-27T21:00:22.803

20 "severe" as a verb: is it acceptable usage? 2015-11-24T09:28:30.400

19 Why do they use small van in van Gogh? 2014-06-16T22:13:48.893

17 Spelling a word with two U's in a row out loud 2016-05-24T10:45:54.830

16 When do we double the consonant before '-ing' affix? 2013-01-24T01:08:42.850

16 Spelling/pronunciation of "gross" different from "moss","floss", "loss", "toss" etc 2018-05-03T14:57:20.777

15 Should I use diacritical marks? 2013-01-31T12:33:47.087

15 Why should the "T" in "T-shirt" be capitalized? 2013-02-09T11:50:39.817

15 Does the notion of check word exist in English? 2016-03-01T09:45:01.020

14 "the US." or "the US" 2020-05-21T09:29:39.553

13 I before E- A good rule or not? 2013-01-28T05:48:55.227

11 Visualization or visualisation 2013-04-24T19:01:53.137

11 Spelling "brute force" 2015-09-02T15:20:59.740

10 Is there a strategy Japanese ELLs can use to spell English words derived from Japanese? 2013-03-26T11:44:38.153

10 I think "Thank you for letting me knows" is incorrect. Am I right? 2015-07-08T16:55:57.367

10 Are there any circumstances when the article 'a' is used before the word 'answer'? 2016-10-22T18:51:35.547

10 Why is there one P in "hoping" and two P's in "hopping"? 2020-05-21T10:07:56.323

9 Spelling of noun for 'absorb' - 'absorption' or 'absorbtion' 2013-01-30T10:22:25.090

9 Words to Disambiguate Alphabet Letters from Others 2016-03-18T06:34:59.103

9 Why 'receive' and 'relieve' have different spellings? 2017-03-12T08:07:18.763

9 Is "anyways" a correct word in English? 2017-03-24T17:45:34.393

8 Lite instead of Light 2013-01-24T09:52:13.767

8 When should I use "phantasy" rather than "fantasy"? 2013-01-24T09:57:00.480

8 Plurals ending in -es in words for which the last letter is not e 2013-01-26T11:46:47.173

8 When is the suffix -tor and -ter used? 2013-06-14T14:51:14.540

8 When to pronounce ‹s› as /z/ in the middle of words? 2014-07-29T07:31:31.903

7 Spelling: "number", "enum(b)erate", "num(b)erator", and so on 2013-02-10T15:25:17.547

7 Modelling or Modeling: When writing in British English, should you use US Spelling when quoting the name of a US book? 2014-05-19T11:39:51.967

7 How do I pluralize a proper noun that is also an English word? 2015-12-02T21:08:41.653

7 Why is innovation spelt with 2 n's while renovation is spelt with 1? 2016-11-08T16:29:28.830

7 "Optimiser" vs "optimizer"? 2017-03-11T11:53:52.740

7 What's the meaning of "that's you done" and what does "'s" stand for? 2017-06-05T12:06:24.500

6 Is there a mnemonic that helps remembering when I should use "hate," and when "ate"? 2013-01-24T14:24:29.253

6 What is the pronunciation of "gn"? 2013-01-28T01:11:25.850

6 Why is there a hyphen in ‘to-night’? 2013-03-03T06:09:46.380

6 Shortening similar compound words in an enumeration 2013-06-25T12:47:24.997

6 What is the use of letter "Q" instead we can spell using letter "C" or "K" 2013-10-28T07:22:47.867

6 Past participle of verbs that end in r - When do you add an extra r? 2013-12-28T19:05:25.947

6 Why "truly" instead of "truely"? 2015-05-15T16:54:54.570

6 When to use "extend" and when to use "extent"? 2015-11-03T18:53:53.293

6 Which one is correct? "cancelled" or "canceled" 2016-03-09T23:48:51.547

6 What's the correct spelling of 'shmare'? 2018-10-13T13:16:55.783

5 Why do some words end with -or and others with -er or -ar? 2013-01-29T21:46:36.113

5 How is "parking" split (hyphenated) at the end of the line? 2014-03-16T19:52:12.967

5 "grey" vs "gray" are both common equally in use? 2016-03-23T23:41:44.857

4 Pronunciation of "bush" versus "rush" 2013-01-30T23:43:42.333

4 Is "Nanjing" as likely to be understood as "Nanking"? 2013-04-14T11:30:50.120

4 Have words' spellings anything to do with its origin? How to make a spelling by knowing its origin? 2014-04-17T12:36:02.370

4 Plural form of the words which end in 'o' 2014-09-20T05:31:42.803

4 When to double the consonant before the suffix "-able" 2014-09-23T16:45:43.793

4 Why does Register become Registration (no e)? 2015-01-14T14:46:37.843

4 How is “mechanism” split (hyphenated) at the end of the line? 2015-06-09T09:38:52.620

4 Why can't I write a space between "an" and "other"? 2015-07-28T09:14:46.020

4 But may be you might of heard tell 'bout the price on her head 2016-06-05T19:02:27.000

4 Verb to Adjective "inviteable" or "invitable"? 2018-01-01T17:53:59.540

4 Expressing potayto-potahto, tomayto-tomahto correctly in writing 2020-06-19T08:44:24.027

3 How many consonant and vowel combination types are there in English? 2013-02-23T11:40:22.080

3 In American English, why is the past tense of "plan" spelt "planned"? 2013-09-25T12:00:37.233

3 How to identify the correct pronunciation for letter "g" before "i" or "e" 2014-03-11T08:30:39.527

3 "accidentally" - Is "accidently" also acceptable? 2014-04-16T08:59:41.657

3 What is the term used for adding an 's onto a name? 2015-01-29T11:17:52.657

3 Is it Lac or Lakh? 2015-03-12T08:59:20.370

3 It was a tough question. I thought it through, though. Rules for 'ough'? 2015-05-29T20:52:48.783

3 "Forecastle/fo'c's'le/fo'c'sle" - number of apostrophes and do you have to contract with speech? 2015-07-01T06:24:09.687

3 Subquestion or sub-question? (British English) 2016-09-29T09:44:52.830

3 Fruit vs. Build vs. Ruin vs. Guide - Difference in pronunciation 2016-12-13T11:01:13.407

3 How should the names of Hindu deities be spelled? 2017-05-01T19:31:59.320

3 Dividing words into syllables between vowels 2017-09-11T09:44:56.093

3 How to cure bad spelling? 2017-11-23T21:15:43.877

3 correct spelling of "carruffel" (fuzz, hustle, all that jazz) 2019-05-12T18:06:47.857

3 A (imaginary) point or An (imaginary) point 2019-08-06T18:24:11.370

2 Which are the most reliable pronunciation guidelines? 2014-01-04T17:50:23.330

2 What is the correct spelling, swordmaster or swordsmaster (with an "s" in the middle)? 2014-06-04T19:33:28.757

2 Pronunciation of doctor 2014-12-28T02:37:16.703

2 Pronunciation of "chase" 2015-06-04T07:38:35.840

2 Phonograms and Spelling (Optical, Optimal, etc.) 2015-09-02T12:46:21.790

2 Is there a difference between "revoke" and "revocate"? 2015-12-23T10:00:27.160

2 Spelling of first-year/first-year’s 2016-02-12T19:48:51.060

2 Do English speakers accept the word "ostarthritis"? 2016-08-12T02:03:51.147

2 Where can “porosimetry” be hyphenated? 2016-08-14T13:34:35.913

2 n page document or n pages document 2016-10-15T10:54:01.643

2 Idiosyncracy or Idiosyncrasy? 2016-12-08T20:29:20.047

2 Learning correct pronunciation 2017-01-17T19:58:35.330

2 Hyphenating a Hyphenated word: tree-trunk-like legs 2017-05-04T16:20:05.893

2 Which spelling is correct? Theatre or Theater? 2017-08-15T19:44:33.857

2 Since English is not spelled as pronounced, who decides on how to write it when a new word has been created? 2018-02-22T10:20:13.937