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Why is W Pronounced Double U and not Double V?

    Scribes of Charlemagne ingeniously wrote two ‘u’s’ side by side with a space in between to create a sound similar to ‘v’ at the time. As a result, the letter ‘W’ was worth its weight in gold.


    February Most Misspelled Month

      That silent “r” in February makes the shortest month the most misspelled month of the year and one of the most mispronounced words in the English language.