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DICTIONARY OF SPELLING

by Marvin Terban

What states does Connecticut connect to? 

New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

A balloon is shaped like a ball.

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Don't ride your bicycle on an icy road.

The dome on the capitol building is round like the "o" in "capitol."

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Why is spelling so tricky? One of the reasons is that English comes from at least a hundred different languages, maybe more! And when all those words came into English, they brought their own special spellings with them. So it's helpful to know some good spelling tricks.  Here are some.

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To remember that "cemetery"  has three e's, think of what  you  might scream if you saw ghosts in a cemetery.  

"E e e k!"