You may take your seat, Emmeline, and you will remain at the foot of your spelling
class for a week as punishment for passing the note.
In itself the book had no literary merit; Captain Jim's charm of storytelling failed him when he came to pen and ink; he could only jot roughly down the outline of his famous tales, and both spelling
and grammar were sadly askew.
This is the first class in English spelling
and philosophy, Nickleby,' said Squeers, beckoning Nicholas to stand beside him.
Similarly he had arrived at a strange and wonderful spelling of his own name.
To follow Tarzan's strange system of spelling would be laborious as well as futile, and so we shall in the future, as we have in the past, adhere to the more familiar forms of our grammar school copybooks.
The words-of-three- letters lesson in the old blue spelling
book begins with Piggy's biography.
She volunteered to copy many of his letters, and adroitly altered the spelling
of them so as to suit the usages of the present day.
Nevertheless, like all fervid writing, the task was done in less time than usual, and if the spelling
differed from Mrs.
The white-headed boy then put an open book, astonishingly dog's-eared upon his knees, and thrusting his hands into his pockets began counting the marbles with which they were filled; displaying in the expression of his face a remarkable capacity of totally abstracting his mind from the spelling
on which his eyes were fixed.
It is also possible that subjects' familiarity with different possible spellings
might differ from the frequency of those correspondences in the English language.
This organizational principle of English spelling
can result in a great deal of variance from simple sound/symbol-based spellings
because the English spelling
system also tends to employ single combinations of letters that vary in sound value to represent a given morpheme (Venezky, 1967).
LONDON, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent survey of spelling
out today shows that more than half the adult population of the USA had problems with one or more spellings
in a test of ten everyday words.