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  • There but for the grace of spellcheck go I.

    October 5, 2007

  • ...well, just remember that Cincinnati has 3 Ns and 3 Is...and Mediterranean has, uh...2 Rs, 2 Ns, 2 As...oh, forget it (write it on your palm in permanent ink!). :oD

    October 5, 2007

  • Now I should like it very much if someone would teach me how to remember the correct spellings of Cincinnati and Mediterranean. :D

    October 5, 2007

  • That's a good one Colleen. I remember it by thinking of the pronunciation - Cari-bEan not Ca-RIB-ean.

    October 5, 2007

  • The mnemonic I was taught to for spelling this was to remember the "carib bean grows in the caribbean."

    October 5, 2007

  • Caribbean

    October 5, 2007