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Friday, September 13, 2013

11 Weirdly Spelled Words—And How They Got That Way

Have you ever wondered why certain words (like thought, asthma or colonel) aren't spelled as they are pronounced? Mental Floss takes a look at the history of English spelling told through 11 words.

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