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I think I am losing my ability to spell in English. Today, I did a search on the nutritional content of pecans. I kept spelling nutrición (without the accent mark) instead of nutrition and couldn’t figure out why my search returned pages in Spanish instead of English. Then there is my new tendency to forget to capitalize words like English and Monday . Despite my preference to spell color, colour and some other blatantly British spelling variations, I have always been good at spelling. My first job was correcting papers for a blind elementary school teacher. Originally, I was hired to do bulletin boards but my main job ended up being correcting papers. My first bulletin board was in the teacher’s lounge, where I was supposed to make the background resemble the Italian flag. I only remember because I ran the stripes in the wrong direction. Another symptom of my diminishing English language skills, Husband and I were watching tv, ...

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