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Re: [Lingo] British English

On 2 February 2011 15:33, CL <> wrote:

> However, I /was/ scarred for life in the third grade when a student
> teacher killed off all chance for a school record one full year of 100
> point spelling tests when he insisted that the word "plough" should have
> been spelled "plow" and counted it wrong.

Having grown up a) reading mainly English authors (think Tolkien,
Susan Cooper, Beatrix Potter, C.S. Lewis, et al.) and b) in home
school until grade 5, I had a similar experience with words like
neighbourhood. :(


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