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Brain Game: Short Spell #9

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Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game is filled with words that seem to break the "I before E, except after C" rule; only one of them doesn't. Good luck with Short Spell #9:

Just ONE of the five words in the following list is misspelled. Identify the culprit:

ALLEGIENCE CONSCIENCE FOREIGN NEIGHBOR SOVEREIGN

Here is the ANSWER.

THE ANSWER:

The misspelled word is ALLEGIENCE.

The proper spelling is ALLEGIANCE.

Thanks for playing! Tomorrow: Think Thursday.

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