Anxiety attack

26th June 2009 at 01:00

I would like to point out to you that there seems to be a mistake in the article "'I before E' rule: file it under 'U' for Useless, says guidance" (June 19). It states: "Without that extra knowledge, the rule breaks down, so 'eight', 'feisty', 'foreign' and 'anxiety' are all spelt 'ei'." Looking at the word, anxiety is clearly not spelt with an "ei".

Rene Koglbauer, Oxford.

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