☆ミルキウェイ☆ (milkyway85) wrote in linguaphiles,
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I have a question about the word -blanket-.
Recently I saw it written like -blancket- in some print media. I am not a native English speaker, so I was wondering if this is perhaps some kind of British English / American English thing?
Is -blancket- also grammatically correct?
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