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Chlorophile
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Can you think of any words that look like they should be spelt differently? I was recently looking at the word "Lens" and thought it really ought to be spelt "Lense".
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Science. It's the I before E expect after C "rule"...
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Psychology. Not a big fan of the silent P, also Physics. Not a big fan of that Y.
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I don't know why, but I've always had trouble processing "solute" as a word. No matter how much I write it, it always looks wrong, although I couldn't give you a reason why, or a better spelling.
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Pursue should be spelt persue in my opinion.
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(Original post by somemightsay888)
Psychology. Not a big fan of the silent P, also Physics. Not a big fan of that Y.
Physicist is worse, I even had to spell check it to make sure it was right...
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Physicist is worse, I even had to spell check it to make sure it was right...
Definitely agree with that.
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Queue. What even.....
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Science. It's the I before E expect after C "rule"...
The actual rule is "I before E except after C when then sound is "EE""
There is no long E sound in "Science", it's actually written relatively phonetically; if you swapped the I and the E it would sound completely different (more like "SAY-NS")
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