Date: Fri, 1 Dec 1995 09:49:20 -0600 From: "Kathleen M. O'Neill" Subject: Re: I before E >Although I feel I'm a fairly acurrate speller, spelling the word "receive" >always pauses me. Each time, including this note, I have to stop and dig out >the I/E/C rule to be sure I did it right. I have no idea why I have a mental >block on this word. Do others? > >-- Jim >(The spelling of accurate was a joke!!!!) How strange! I find myself in the very same boat. "Receive" is truly the only word which gives me pause when I write. Should we start a support group? =^] ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; ;Kathleen M. O'Neill ... Language Laboratory Technician I ; ;koneil1[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ... u55354[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ; ;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::; ;University of Illinois at Chicago ... Language Laboratory ; ;703 South Morgan Street (M/C 042) ... Grant Hall, Room 311 ; ;Chicago, IL 60607-7025 ; ;312.996.8838 or 8836 ... 312.996.5501 FAX ; ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;