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A real dilemma

by C1ay / January 24, 2006 10:35 AM PST

Why is it that my memory insists it's dilemna when the dictionary insists it's dilemma?

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I always thought that myself too --
by Evie / January 24, 2006 10:50 AM PST
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-- somehow it looks wrong. It's one of those words I tend to double check with a spell checker if/when used.

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We're all products of our accidental
by drpruner / January 26, 2006 7:23 AM PST
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exposures. Before I came across it I had learned there was some sort of logical thingamajig called a "lemma." So I never had any problem with either word. Plus my nateral genus.

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A guy I used to know was a terrible speller
by Diana Forum moderator / January 26, 2006 8:26 AM PST
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Then he really concentrated on spelling and, when the word was correct, it looked wrong to him.


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