Supersede v Supercede (Proof by Google)


I have recently shown that collectible v collectable is an English vs American English thing. I thought I’d try my hand at supercede – I mean supersede.  This is another word which dictionaries give two valid spellings for. However, running a google ngram search on their corpus shows supersede to be the clear preference:

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Similar results are obtained whether or not the corpus is restricted to English or American English.  Yet another proof by Google….

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