Monthly Archives November 2018

Oh, the English Language… (Week 3)

Why isn’t a baby cat a citten? Or an adult kitten a kat? Is this just somebody’s idea of a joke? A dirty rotten trick? Or is there a method to the madness? In last week’s video blog, we asked you to come up with as many spellings as you could of the /k/ sound. The answer? There are at least 4 ways of spelling this one sound: “c,” “k,” “ck,” & “ch” (not to mention the “que” in “plaque”!). No wonder spelling is such a difficult thing to master, especially if your brain is wired at all differently. However,
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