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No coal in Elmo’s stocking

By Debra Dobbins

Elmo deserves a check mark in the “nice” column this Christmas, if only for correctly spelling “sincerely” with an “e” between the “r” and the “l.”

If Santa’s grading on a curve this year, Elmo’s likely to get high marks because numerous folks omit the second “e” in this word.

For a list of the 200 mostly commonly misspelled words in English, go to

http://grammar.about.com/od/words/a/misspelled200.htm
 

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