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Paul F.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Spelling alternative

I think since 1990 and the contentious spelling reforms, there are now two acceptable ways to spell “onion” in French. I think the Academy even prefers “ognon” to be used over “oignon”. In the same way that you now allow “s’il vous plait” without the circumflex as well as “s’il vous plaît”, maybe you should add the new spelling of onion as an acceptable option? 

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Paul,

You are correct that "ognon" is a correct option for "onion" since the Spelling Reform.

It has now been added in the exercise. 

Merci et bonne journée !

Spelling alternative

I think since 1990 and the contentious spelling reforms, there are now two acceptable ways to spell “onion” in French. I think the Academy even prefers “ognon” to be used over “oignon”. In the same way that you now allow “s’il vous plait” without the circumflex as well as “s’il vous plaît”, maybe you should add the new spelling of onion as an acceptable option? 

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