Tuesday, May 1, 2012

accidently/accidentally: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

 You can remember this one by remembering how to spell “accidental.” There are quite a few words with “-ally” suffixes (like “incidentally”), which are not to be confused with words that have “-ly” suffixes (like “independently”). “Incidental” is a word, but “independental” is not.

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