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  • n. Plural form of spelling.


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  • I keep reading "Joanna, Ernie or or Errie or JBanna" Maybe the wrecker wasn't sure on the name spellings and put in a couple of alternatives, along with a surplus of ors, just to be sure.


  • A fixation of spellings is a sign of paranoid personality disorder – based on your paranoia about abortion, you should look it up sometime.

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  • I chose Maj Hugins (Huggins) The reason for the two spellings is the bracelet has the spelling with one "G" and I did a search and you have the spelling with "GG".

    Letters and Notes

  • But quite early in Old High German, when such sounds still existed in German, spellings th -, dh - are found for thorn and edh, sometimes indiscriminately.

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  • Some startup founders try unusual word spellings to make their business stand out, but this can be trouble when customers 'Google' your business to find you, or try to refer you to others.

    Marty Zwilling: 10 Rules for Picking a Company Name That Sticks

  • Many of the spellings are actually options in both countries, anyway.

    I say pyjama…

  • In addition, he said, maps of the area are largely decades old, with "foreign" village name spellings that are not used by reporting organizations or local people.

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  • I used to see a lot of kreatif name spellings when I taught school, but come on, people!

    The Name Game

  • [Link] For other examples of surname spellings changed to conform to pronunciation, see Gary R. Toms and James Pylant's "Talliaferro is Tolliver: Surnames Sound a Challenge for Researchers."

    There Was No Beating Gough

  • It will be written very informally (often in “unicase”: long stretches of lowercase with ALL CAPS used for emphasis) with slang spellings, yet will not be as informal as instant messaging conversations (which are riddled with typos and abbreviations) …

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