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    heyt is offline Member
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    beggar or begger?

    hi,

    the dictionary says the correct spelling (meaning someone who is asking for money on the street) is BEGGAR, but I can often see the word (meaning the same) as BEGGER. Is this spelling totally incorrect?

    thanks,
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    Re: beggar or begger?

    Quote Originally Posted by heyt View Post
    hi,

    the dictionary says the correct spelling (meaning someone who is asking for money on the street) is BEGGAR, but I can often see the word (meaning the same) as BEGGER. Is this spelling totally incorrect?

    thanks,
    heyt
    Yes it is, totally incorrect.

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    heyt is offline Member
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    Re: beggar or begger?

    thanks a lot for your quick reply

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    Re: beggar or begger?

    Did you notice that it was ambiguous? Which do you think is correct now?

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