With an accommodating chaperon who knew no German, the couple could do and say what they pleased.
It is a collection of lists and examples that seem to be just stuff the author has amassed and decided to throw together. The subtitle is actually somewhat misleading here, since it's not actually about why nobody can spell, but rather just a series of anecdotes and quizzes about spelling in general. Vivian Cook is professor of applied linguistics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. [1913 Webster] Syn: To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange. "They accommodate their counsels to his inclination." --Addison. To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc. To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings. To show the correspondence of; to apply or make suit by analogy; to adapt or fit, as teachings to accidental circumstances, statements to facts, etc.; as, to accommodate prophecy to events. English spelling is fiendish, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun with it.
As amusing as he is informative, Vivian Cook thrills the reader with more than a hundred entries -- from photographs of hilariously misspelled signs to quizzes best taken in private to schadenfreude-rich examples of spelling errors of literary greats -- that will tickle the inner spelling geek in every reader.
Eventually the city became the second-largest city of Congress Poland.Łódź was once a small settlement that first appeared in written records in around 1332.