Spelling of noun for ‘absorb’ – ‘absorption’ or ‘absorbtion’

Can anyone tell me which noun should I use for absorbing; is it absorbtion or absorption? I read some articles in which (in my opinion) both words were used interchangeably. Or maybe it was a typo. Answer Absorption is the correct spelling. Absorbtion is a very common misspelling. Considering it’s absorb, absorbance, and a whole … Read more

What is the pronunciation of “gn”?

In Italian, the group gn is pronounced differently from English. (See for example magnolia, which is pronounced /ma’ɲoːlja/ in Italian.) What is the correct pronunciation of gn, in English, for example in the following words? Campaign Foreign Sign Signed Is there any word containing gn that is pronounced differently from the usual because of its … Read more