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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Criminal Sentence 469: Two Spellings

From a Web site:

"The linked stories primarily circle out from two principle characters..."

One spelling: principle. Incorrect here.
The other: principal. Correct here.

1 comment:

Westley said...

I'll bet they were using the 'rule' that the boss of a school (princiPAL) is your pal, so they just used the other spelling. Sorry, but the word generally means the top or foremost in ANY category, not just a school.