Category Archives: Speller Beezy and Other Ailments

Spelling prejudices:

Good: prejudices Bad:   prejustices   People have a prejudice of people who game with dice. See part of JUdge and DICE in the word.   Can you think of a better idea? If yes, please do so in the comment … Continue reading

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Spelling tournament:

Good: tournament Bad:   tornament The following may be a way to help me remember the spelling of this word. There are two words inside. Tour for there may be fans who tour around the countryside following a big name. Tour–Name-nt. … Continue reading

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Spelling caliber:

Good: caliber Bad:   calaber   The caliber of a person can be illustrated by their Integrity. See the I in Integrity. You should not have to work or labor to be a person of caliber. So there is no labor … Continue reading

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Spelling instrument:

  Good: instrument Bad:   insterment I may be getting desperate on this one. We’ll see if it works. It’s the u I always forget. So think of the U as a 1. Upside down drum. 2. The tunnel of a … Continue reading

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Spell suffocate: 

Good: Suffocate Bad:    Sufficate I keep wanting to spell an I instead of an O. this visual image may help me remember the use an O. When someone gasps for air while suffocate I open my mouth to get … Continue reading

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Difference between Inevitable and Inedible:

I get these two words mixed up: Inevitable     =unable to be stopped. Here’s a way to maybe remember this. EVIdence show that this is definitely                        going to happen … Continue reading

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Spelling squirrels

Good: squirrels Bad:   squirls   Since the word is in the plural, think of the Rs looking like the fluffy tails of the squirrels.  The little e that can look like a cute face of one of those squiRRels. Do … Continue reading

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Selling jealously:

Bad:    jelousy Good: jealousy   This is a hard one for me but we’ll try this. Jealousy involves the emotions of Envy and Agitation. Thus thinks of EA in jEAlousy. Do you have an alternative recommendation for spelling or remembering … Continue reading

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Spelling mosquito:

Good: mosquito Bad:    masicatto   Mosquitos are such pests. They attack MOStly in the morning and evening.  They bit and bite and bit and you wish they would just quit bothering you.  The word QUIT is in MOS-QUITo.   Do you … Continue reading

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Spelling cooperate:

Good: cooperate Bad:   cooporate I will use a visual image. The way you RATE if teams can cooperate is by seeing how well they work together. There are two teams, one is two Os. The other is two Es with … Continue reading

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