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Writer also offers a reporting tool that lets you track your writers’ progress for a specific period, such as spelling, inclusivity, and writing style.

This story has been updated to correct the spelling of the Intelligence Squared CEO’s last name.

From Fortune

Many words, when borrowed, keep their spelling but acquire new meanings.

This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Carlos Kuchkovsky’s last name.

From Fortune

For instance, the spelling of city names clearly was not checked.

From Quartz

It features a young girl at a spelling bee who is asked to spell “Hagan.”

The current issue is also filled with dozens of grammatical errors and spelling mistakes.

The other two are da—meaning father—and te—an alternate spelling of ti.

Other new admissions to the dictionary include qayaq—an alternate spelling of kayak—and thongy.

In an ad called “Spelling Bee,” a young child spells “Pryor” as “O-B-A-M-A,” to which the judge says, “Close enough.”

For telegrams the spelling does n't matter; the people at the office correct it—or if they don't you can put it off on them.

The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.

By doing this he in about an hour learned the spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of nearly 100 French words.

Obvious printing errors have been corrected, while minor irregularities in the spelling have been retained.

I follow F. mainly, correcting the spelling; and give selected variations.


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