Be Friendly

The above matrix and word sums demonstrate (once again) the morphological nature of English vocabulary. Once you have established the correct spelling of the base <friend> : fri + end or f.r. (i)e.n.d as shown here you can used the above matrix and word sums to build on the words in this morphological family. This... Continue Reading →

Clues of History Buried in “Friend”

Fri + day --> Friday Fri + end --> friend Fri (e) nd --> friend Friend is one the most frequently misspelled words: misspelled by both children and adults alike. Why is that? Why do children have difficulty learning the correct spelling of a word they know so well and use so often both in... Continue Reading →

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