Category Archives: Speller Beezy and Other Ailments

Difference between fowl and foul

Well, for foWl the w can kind of look like a pair of Wings.   Do you have a better idea? Please feel free to share in the comment section of this blog.

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Spelling Lightning

Good: Lightning Bad: Lightening   I consistently spell this wrong. If I pronounced this correct there would be no E. Here might be a silly way to remember no e. LightNING occurs in an instant. Light and zing it there … Continue reading

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Spelling infrastructure:

Good: infrastructure Bad: infracture   My mistake on this word is that the word structure is in the word. A foundation, organization or STRUCTURE of an item or a city. Thus infraSTRUCTURE.   Do you have a better idea? Please … Continue reading

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Spelling Per diem: 

Good: Per diem Bad: predium It will help if I remember this is two words. Everyone gets paid PER service. Thus PER diem.   Do you have a better idea? Please feel free to share in the comment section of … Continue reading

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Spelling prominent

Good: prominent Bad:  promentent   Right now I don’t have the best example to remember this middle of this word. Each of us may only have a MINute to be at the top of their game or proMINent in their … Continue reading

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Spelling Hyperventilating:

Good: Hyperventilating Bad: hyperventilating   I am just forgetting the I. HyperventIlating is when I have a hard time breathing because of panic. Thus remember the I.   Do you have a better recommendation? Please feel free to share.

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Spelling Spaghetti:

Spaghetti spacatti   It’s the GHE part of part of the word I consistently spell wrong. Sound-wise I always want the GhET (sounds like get) heaps of spaGhETti as often as I can.   Do you have a better recommendation? … Continue reading

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Spelling Asthma:

  Bad: Asma Good: Asthma   I don’t have a good mnemonic device for this one. AsTHma is difficulty in breaTHing.   Do you have a better recommendation? Please feel free to share.

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Difference between Complements and Compliments:

  Complete is a version of complements. It means to make something whole or complete.   I like nice things being told about me so of course there is an I in complIments. Difference between partition and perdition and petition … Continue reading

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Spelling Serpent:

Good: serpent Bad: surpant   Serpent has two E which can look like two EyEs of a sErpEnt.   Do you have a better idea? If you do, please share in the comment section of this blog.   <End>

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