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Poster of Winnie-the-Pooh characters with quote from Christopher Robin about spelling is difficult enough at the best of times, and impossible in the rain.

Shades of Spelling – Part V

Christian monks adapted the Latin alphabet to English in the 6th century. When the Normans arrived with their French influence,. they added to the pronunciation changes already happening. Suffixes appeared, sounds changed places, all leading to changes in spelling practices, exceptions and analogies. Christopher Robin jumped onto the tree stump […]