[Ads-l] tepee or teepee or tipi

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Jul 14 14:30:30 EDT 2018


For the spelling of an Indian tent I've seen "tepee", 5M google hits, lately instead of "teepee", 20M google hits, with which I'm familiar.  And yet "tipi" gets 210 M hits.  The two that auto correct here doesn't like are "teepee" and "tipi".  Unfortunately "tepee" makes the least phonetic sense since the vowels are the same and should be spelled the same.

Tom Zurinskas,
Originally SWConn 20 yrs,  college Tenn 3,  work NJ  33,  now FL 14.
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