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    Error in English dictionary

    It seems MS Word 2007 and 2010 has a spelling error in the dictionary. This applies to English UK / US or South Africa. Whenever I type the German surname Bonhoeffer (correct) the dictionary wants to change it to Bonheoffer (reversing the e and o, which is incorrect). Is it only on my PC's or is this a general problem? If it is, how does one correct it? I acknowledge that it is not a commonly used word, but in an article about this theologian, it gets to be a pain.

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    Add the spelling you like to the dictionary and it will not attempt to change it again.
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    RussB, thanks. That solves the one problem (the document now accepts Bonhoeffer as correct) but creartes another one (it also accepts Bonheoffer* as correct). I.e. the dictionary will never correct a mis-spelling of the word. Is there a way of getting the wrong word out of the dictionary? Where does one contact Microsoft about this problem? Any ideas?

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    I think you need to use an 'Exclude Dictionary' to resolve the problem. Have a look at this article to see if that helps http://support.microsoft.com/default...en-us%3B211306
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