100 Commonly Misspelled Words
Correct spelling for 100 hard to spell words
The following rules can help you to decode the mysteries of English spelling.
Doubled consonant before -ed
stopped, equipped, distilled
Doubled consonant before -er
redder, gladder, propeller
winning, spamming, formatting
Magic E and no Magic E minimal pairs
not note, strip stripe, glut glute
British and American Spelling
colour, color; practise, practice; tyre, tire
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