While I sniff at my lily of the valley soap from Yardley, I am thinking of the spelling mistakes I am reading
M & S tell me
After 30 minutes have past you cannot change your order
Surely it is passed? Minutes pass.. pass is a verb.
Yesterday a journalist wrote about putting someone in a straightjacket
I think it should be straitjacket and probably is derived from Strait
If someone has a good degree, you’d expect them to know but
I find myself making spelling mistakes when typing but not when using a pen
A strait is a naturally formed, narrow, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger bodies of water. Most commonly it is a channel of water that lies between two land masses.
Strait - Wikipedia
Some I made up
She suffers stomach panes
Can you see inside her?
He had a paned expression
Flat and made of glass?
I find love is full of panes
Draw the curtains!
She past out when she took too much GNT
Where is your husband?
Oh, he has past
No,I mean he’s dead,passed on, passed over, passed by
I never knew your son had past history
He passed geography as well
But he’s been in jail
Not because he passed geography?
No, because he stole a hearse
Difficult to get away with that
He hid in the coffin
Lucky he was not cremated!
I like strait skirts on slim ladies
Is it bondage?
You must stand up strait.
That is hard when chained,
We sailed straight through Dover
You mean the Straits of Dover,I guess.
I past all my exams
Except English, they saw you hiding