That's not Achaean! - Achaea Online Help
4.13.7 That's not Achaean!
A few words have crept into Achaean usage that really don't belong. Join us in our crusade to cleanse the tongue of our beautiful lands! Not Achaean Is Achaean! | Not Achaean Is Achaean! | alot -> a lot | kahwe -> kawhe alright* -> all right | nevermind -> never mind anymore -> any more | noone -> no one appolog[y|ise] -> apolog[y|ise] | occurrance -> occurrence arguement -> argument | perminate -> permanent catagory -> category | priviledge -> privilege challange -> challenge | publically -> publicly congradulations -> congratulations | reccommend -> recommend definate[ly] -> definite[ly] | rediculous -> ridiculous devine -> Divine | responce -> response dieing -> dying | rouge*** -> rogue discernable** -> discernible | schedual -> schedule dosent -> doesn't | sence -> sense elixer -> elixir | seperate -> separate embarass -> embarrass | sirrocians -> siroccian[s] existance -> existence | skeptical++ -> sceptical faught -> fought | speach -> speech firey -> fiery | thankyou -> thank you genious -> genius | tounge -> tongue grammer -> grammar | truely -> truly greatful -> grateful | vile+ -> vial harrass -> harass | visable -> visible heighth -> height | wierd -> weird independant -> independent | withdrawl -> withdrawal * "Alright" is acceptable informally, though "all right" is preferred. ** Some dictionaries now allow "discernable" as an _alternate_ spelling, doubtless to accommodate the legions of those unable to spell it properly. We reject this line of thinking! *** Rouge is colouring applied to the face. Rogue is a kind of person, or way of life, or many other things we will not list here. + Vile is a proper word meaning morally reprehensible. Vial is a small container for liquids. ++ We do not generally list regional variations in UK vs US spellings here. For skeptical (US) and sceptical (UK) we make an exception.