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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Practising and preaching

The Grammar Nazi was uncomfortable with this spelling! In British English, the verb practise is spelt with an S whilst the noun practice is spelt with a C. Ah, I feel better now ... Posted by Picasa


Anonymous Anonymous said...

In the latest version of the American Heritage dictionary, practice is spelled with a c in both noun and verb. Following the American definition the dictionary includes the se spelling, and states it is a variant of ce spelling for both verb and noun.

Library Lady of Boston

11:02 pm  
Blogger Turlough said...

Thank you Library Lady. I would have forgiven an American company (because you like simplified spelling), but this was a British company.

11:17 pm  

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