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Understanding spelling errors

By Melissa

Part of what we do is think about language that is consistent and easy to consume on a screen. And that includes spelling.

Baden Euson’s latest article The absurdity of English spelling and why we’re stuck with it (The Conversation 27 July 2015) investigates what we spell incorrectly the most and why.

What chance do we have of knowing how to spell ‘government’ when our illustrious leaders in Canberra insist on referring to it constantly as the ‘goverment’ or even ‘govment’?