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Consensus - the word

The word 'consensus', one so basic to League procedure and philosophy, has the dubious honor of being perhaps the most frequently misspelled word in our vocabulary. Many people have attempted various reminders to get it right. You probably have heard the saying, "Remember, there's 'sense' in consensus."

For those of you who nevertheless 'slip' on this word sometimes, here's another approach to jogging your memory about those pesky c's and s's:

Said a Leaguer on spelling consensus,

"Don't consent to these constant offenses.

It won't do to make guesses - First, one c, then three s's

There's no sense in implying a census!"


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