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So You Think You Can Spell?: Killer Quizzes for the Incurably Competitive and Overly Confident

4.71 of 5 stars 4.71  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  4 reviews

A cornucopia of spelling challenges—from the deceptively simple to the truly vexing—for good, better, and exceptional spellers (or those who want to be). So You Think You Can Spell? is a handy way to go one on one, pencil to paper, against hard, harder, and heartless words. The challenges vary from three- and five-word mini-quizzes to fifty-worders, from tests of quite fam...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 6th 2009 by Perigee Trade (first published 2009)
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Gary
Nov 01, 2009 Gary rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: logophiles; angry illiterati who post in web forums.
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You think you know. ...But you don't know.

(I did find one typo in the answer key, but it wasn't a spelling error).
Kate
Good grief. I enter and pronounce at spelling bees and have seen many manuals and cute little test books. For just about all of them, I've chuckled and said, "Oh, fie! I know the difference between "-able" and "-ible." So when someone told me to get this book, I did so, my nose in the air.

Ah, how the mighty fall! That nose fell quickly out of joint, and I am now in the process of realizing that, while I'm no slouch orthographically speaking, I'm not a know-it-all. The book is roughly 200 pages o...more
Kelli
I've always prided myself on my spelling ability. This book knocked me down quite a few pegs. Loved it!
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