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GHOST WORDS: HOW MEDIEVAL SPELLING MISTAKES MISLEAD MODERN AUTHORITIES

GHOST WORDS: HOW MEDIEVAL SPELLING MISTAKES MISLEAD MODERN AUTHORITIES

by Arts, The University of Auckland
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HSB1, Level 3

Human Sciences Bldg

10 Symonds St

Auckland, 1010

New Zealand

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Applied Language Studies and Linguistics

Even when spelling was a matter of personal choice, “errors” were still possible. Some of these “ghost words” have been accepted by authorities like the OED. Hear about examples Dr Montgomery discovered in a 15th Century manuscript.


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Ghost words: How medieval spelling mistakes mislead modern authorities at HSB1, Level 3

Human Sciences Bldg 10 Symonds St, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

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