Did you forgo looking at a dictionary?

It looks like the editor at yahoo.com chose to forgo looking at a dictionary when choosing this word:

fp forego

According to the American Heritage Dictionary: “The verb forgo, meaning “to abstain from, do without,” has forego as an acceptable variant. Thus, one can forgo or forego dessert, though the spelling without the e is far more common and is preferred in most dictionaries.”


2 Responses to “Did you forgo looking at a dictionary?”

  1. LilStarks Says:

    so you’re dinging editors for being correct? what am i missing?

    • Laura Says:

      I did not “ding editors,” I merely observed that they did not use the preferred spelling of a word, which I would expect from a site that is read by millions of people around the world.

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