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    Frišur is offline Newbie
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    Default Tricks of the trade

    Are there any ways such as poems of little songs or such to remember how to spell common English words such as because and environment?

    If you know any I will be happy to read them!!


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    Default Re: Tricks of the trade

    The "trick" you're searching for is called a mnemonic. There are thousands of mnmonics for use in remembering everything from spelling quirks to the colors of the rainbow to the proper calculation of certain mathematic formulae. It's just a matter of narrowing down your search to whatever spelling words are giving you trouble, and then searching for an appropriate mnemonic. Best of luck, English spelling can be extremely confusing!

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