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98% Of Americans Couldn't Spell These 17 Medieval English Words

The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people. Are you?

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Richard Perkins
fenalminel spere
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Oct 17, 2021 10:01AM
Dario Gritti
17/17 - Only 3 were words not really in use today!
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Sep 10, 2021 1:30PM
melflowers
16/17, phenomenal speller. I didn’t recognize one word.
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Sep 5, 2021 2:26PM
Irma Rivera
15/17 You’re a phenomenal speller!!!
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Sep 2, 2021 11:08PM
Linda Stegall
Missed #8. That was a new word for me.
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Aug 9, 2021 11:25AM
shootit
I didn’t realize how many archaic, medieval words we still use today.
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Jul 10, 2021 5:02PM
buhlemann
only 3 of these words are archaic, and none is "medieval". Orthography was not even standardized until after the Renaissance.
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Jun 6, 2021 1:05PM
brianknows
Have always been a good speller, one of my few claims to fame
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Jun 4, 2021 10:08PM
Raymond Cardona
Phenomenal speller interesting choice of some old fashioned words Bonnie
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May 28, 2021 1:07PM
Darlene Davidson
16/17. Phenomenal speller.
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May 26, 2021 6:34PM
ear
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Yes, I am a phenomenal speller. I don't know why, but I have been most of my life.
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May 15, 2021 4:13PM
Sybilla
17/17. I am not North American.
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May 12, 2021 10:51AM

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