Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 00:49:05 -0400

From: Ron Butters RonButters[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: smelled/smelt

The facts seem pretty well documented in the standard sources. Most American

dictionaries give SMELT as an alternative for SMELLED but do not label it as

"back in the woods somewhere" or whatever. Some will tell you that SMELT is

preferred in England.