So it's vittles after all

Victuals - Words Commonly Mispronounced | Merriam-Webster

English is difficult to spell. Like this word. What a relief.

I've imagined this about English speakers: People of my age know how to spell words they aren't quite sure how to pronounce; a lot of younger folks know how to pronounce words they aren't quite sure how to spell. I fancy this is because a lot of us geezers learned new words by reading them, while a lot of younger people learn new words by hearing them. That makes sense somehow, doesn't it?

Well, anyway, here's a little help on some of it.

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