I before E except after C

I before E except after C. OK, but how do you spell "weird"?

Perhaps the best known mnemonic device for an English spelling rule, the full rhyme goes:

I before E except after C

Or when sounded as A

As in "neighbor" or "weigh."

I before E examples

believe

thief

I before E except after C examples

receive

deceive

ceiling

conceit

I before E exceptions

E before I

weird

caffeine

protein

height

I before E after C

species

efficient

conscientious

ancient

What exceptions did we miss?

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