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Because the e at the end of a syllable determines the pronunciation
of the other vowel in the syllable, I would opt for scaleable (sounds
like pale as opposed to scalable (sounds like pal). There may be
exceptions to this rule. But, this is generally true.
Subject: Time: 11:00 AM
OFFICE MEMO Spelling Date: 7/19/94
I need some quick help on spelling -
The word is <scalable> or <scaleable>
meaning that something (a technology) can be scaled to handle a large number of
I cannot find the word scalable or scaleable in the dictionary - and even if it
might be another MADE UP WORD where I work, it's going into a presentation for
upper management. Since so many of those MAKE WORDS UP PEOPLE work here, I
have to use it.