Spelling Variants This is a list of British English words that have different American English spellings, for example, colour (British English) and color (American English). Word pairs are listed with the British English version first, in italics, followed by the American English version: spelt, spelled Derived words often, but not always, follow their root. Thus "neighbour/neighbor" give "neighbourly/neighborly", "neighbouring/neighboring" [...]

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Here are more homophone pairs than you can shake a stick at – just ask this pear of bares! It's quite likely that you will find some pairs on this list that are not homophones in your region. For example, boy and bouy are pronounced differently in some dialects, while they are pronounced the same in others. In order to make this [...]

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Common Misspellings

Correct spelling Spelling advice Common misspelling accommodate, accommodation two cs, two ms accomodate, accomodation achieve i before e acheive across one c accross aggressive, aggression two gs agressive, agression apparently -ent not -ant apparantly appearance ends with -ance appearence argument no e after the u arguement assassination two double s’s assasination basically ends with -ally basicly beginning double n before the -ing begining believe i before e beleive, belive bizarre one z, double -r bizzare business begins [...]

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