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  • Textism: Is spelling over?

    By Marty Kaplan

    October 9, 2013 | 10:28 am

    f u cn rd ths, u cn bcm a sec & gt a gd jb w hi pa.

    You can tell that’s not a text message.  When secretaries were getting good jobs for high pay, no one was texting.

    Those School of Speedwriting ads were everywhere in New York in the 1950s and ’60s, and in New Jersey, where I...

  • You spell Kadafi, I spell Gaddafi

    By JewishJournal

    October 20, 2011 | 6:37 pm

    It seems like almost every publication has a different spelling for the late Libyan dictator’s name.  Here are the top 10 spellings and the publications who use them.

    1)  Gaddafi (Reuters, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Jerusalem Post, Wikipedia)

    2)  Gadhafi (CNN, ABC News,...

  • Un-bee-lievable Spellings

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    June 8, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Of the viewers who watched ABC's broadcast of the 79th National Spelling Bee on June 1, how many would have spelled the word meaning "kosher approval" the way the judges did? The Round 8 word trumped the young lady who had to spell it, too.

    When Saryn Hooks spelled it...

  • Endpaper

    By Tom Tugend

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Israel has never seen anything this glitzy. True, there have been neon menorahs for Chanukah and light bulbs outlining Israel's numerical age on Independence Days. But this is another ball game altogether. Hundreds of thousands of people driving on the Israeli freeway this week have...
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