2 MAY 1987, Page 45

No. 1472: Dizzy spells

A study of the work of examination- takers shows that spelling is becoming more amusing as well as worse. A building was described as 'a terest house', another as an 'icesaw'; and one candidate com- plained of 'invidulators clip-clopping up the isles' in noisy shoes. You are invited to Produce an extract from a pupil's essay containing equally delightful mis-spellings (maximum 150 words). Entries to 'Com- petition No. 1472' by 15 May.