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Spelling tips – separate

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Spelling Bee circa 1984
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There is always ‘a rat’ in ‘separate’:

Sep A RAT e

Separate

You will see ‘separate’ spelt ‘seperate’ everywhere. Just remember the rat to avoid this all too common error:

  • Separate
  • Separated
  • Separately
  • Separation

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Written by Wordwatch

24/12/2009 at 6:25 pm

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