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  1. Bob Phillips
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bob Phillips, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK; bob.phillips{at}

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I have struggled with spelling for most of my life and occasionally I still pronounce words incorrectly. (For about four Harry Potter books, I pronounced Hermione ‘Hermy-one’ in my head, instead of ‘Her-my-oh-knee’, for example.) So every time I see the word ‘incongruous’, I tend …

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