#6970142, By erictheking "Dilemma" or "dilemna"?

  • erictheking 9 Feb 2011 02:35:11 104 posts
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    The erroneous spelling dilemna is often seen in common usage. It appears to have been taught in many areas of the United States and all over the world, including (but not limited to) France, London, Yorkshire, Jamaica and Australia. There is no prima facie reason for this substitution error and there is no erroneous parallel to be found with the word lemma, from which dilemma derives.

    Those bloody Jamaicans ruining our language!
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