Re: Scalable vs. scaleable

Subject: Re: Scalable vs. scaleable
From: Paula Steinhart <psteinha -at- CYMBAL -dot- AIX -dot- CALPOLY -dot- EDU>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 1994 00:22:58 -0700

as far as i am concerned, "alot" is not at all acceptable. i am tired of
correcting student papers where this error "endures and prevails." paula
psteinha -at- oboe -dot- aix -dot- calpoly -dot- edu

On Mon, 25 Jul 1994, Margaret Redding wrote:

> I edited a lot of documents where the word "scaleable" occurred. Now,
> the MSWord spellchecker accepted this spelling, but not "scalable." On the
> other hand, FrameMaker and WP5.1 preferred "scalable," and rejected
> "scaleable."

> When I asked people what they felt the spelling of scaleable (scalable)
> should be, without exception they chose scaleable, saying scalable would
> sound like scallable. What is the preferred spelling of editors on this list?

> By the way, I am forever reading "a lot" spelled as "alot." Is this acceptable
> now?

> M.R.
> --
> Margaret Redding ab555 -at- freenet -dot- carleton -dot- ca
> Ottawa, Ontario

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