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Monday 13th January - Reactivating the Testers Team

Post 81

Superfrenchie

*Now, where's my pedant's hat. Ah, there it is!*
The past tense of spell is usually spelled "spelt". smiley - winkeye

smiley - run


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Post 82

Icy North

I once wrote that you make bread with wholemeal flower. The teacher crossed it out and said it should be spelt flour.


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Post 83

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

You'll have to take it up with Oxford Dictionaries, Superfrenchie
smiley - winkeye

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/forum

smiley - pirate

PS. Good one, Icy smiley - ok


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Post 84

Peanut

How are the viewing figures going?

smiley - pggb


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Post 85

Superfrenchie

Well, well... And here I was, thinking they were a paragon of Britishness. smiley - erm

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/spell?q=spell

" verb (past and past participle spelled or chiefly British spelt) "

Look like they have a consistency problem, then.
smiley - shrug


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Post 86

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

That's just it - I'm not British smiley - winkeye

smiley - pirate


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Post 87

~ jwf ~ scribblo ergo sum

smiley - bigeyes

Somebody musta put a spell on you! You been spelt.

smiley - magic
smiley - wizard

~jwf~


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Post 88

Superfrenchie

Oh I'm not blaming you, Pierce. (I would *never*!).
I'm blaming the Oxford dictionaries.

... Did 2legs write the Oxford dictionary ? That would make sense. smiley - biggrin


Monday 13th January - Reactivating the Testers Team

Post 89

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

Yes. Yes it would smiley - biggrinsmiley - ok

smiley - pirate

PS: And smiley - ta for not blaming me smiley - blush


Monday 13th January - Reactivating the Testers Team

Post 90

Nosebagbadger {Ace}

2legs can't have written the OED, there aren't nearly enough smileys!


Monday 13th January - Reactivating the Testers Team

Post 91

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

Interesting point, NBB smiley - geek

smiley - pirate


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