Spelling Rules: I Before E, Except . . .

spelling rule: I before E

Spelling rules work
most of the time,
except for the
thousands of exceptions.


For example:

I before E,
except when
you get eight
receipts for
a sleight heist
from a feisty
weird beige
foreign neighbor.


Case closed.

Don’t you just love
English spelling?


And here’s a variation based on the names of a few Facebook commentators:

I before E, except when you get eight receipts for a sleight heist from a feisty weird beige foreign neighbor named O’Reilly or Steinemann.
Spelling rules: i before e

 

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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