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Sceptical or skeptical? #1 (permalink) Thu Oct 09, 2003 20:52 pm   Sceptical or skeptical?
 

Hello, could anyone please tell me what is right: 'sceptical' or 'skeptical'? Thanks.
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What is correct? #2 (permalink) Thu Oct 09, 2003 22:49 pm   What is correct?
 

In English I think it is sceptical. 8)
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'skeptical' vs. 'sceptical' #3 (permalink) Fri Oct 10, 2003 6:52 am   'skeptical' vs. 'sceptical'
 

Well, both versions are correct, I guess. As a matter of fact, I think «skeptical» is used even more often although usually words of Latin origing have the letter «c» where in other languages the words are spelled with «k».

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Examples? #4 (permalink) Fri Oct 10, 2003 22:33 pm   Examples?
 

Can you give me any examples?
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Examples #5 (permalink) Sat Oct 11, 2003 5:21 am   Examples
 

How about these:
«october» — «Oktober» (German)
«cassette» — «Kassette» (German)
«cable» — «Kabel» (German)
«coal» — «Kohle» (German)
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Sceptical - skeptical #6 (permalink) Sun Oct 12, 2003 3:27 am   Sceptical - skeptical
 

Sceptical is the British spelling. Skeptical is the American spelling.
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Examples #7 (permalink) Sat Aug 01, 2009 8:47 am   Examples
 

In Swedish we write
Oktober
Kassett
Kabel
Kol (coal)
kål cabbage
The two different words kol and kål are pronounced the same way.
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