Wednesday, October 23, 2013

expecially/especially: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A spelling checker will catch the common misspelling “expecially,” but there are also many people who mispronounce “especially” with the first syllable sounding like “ex-” even when they know that the correct spelling begins with “es-.”

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