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The el spelling is much less common than le. The el spelling is used after m, n, r, s, v, w and more often than not after s.

camel We rode to the pyramids by camel.
tunnel The cave explorers had to wriggle through the tunnel.
squirrel The red squirrel is an endangered species.
travel We love foreign travel.
towel The baby was wrapped in a towel.
tinsel Tinsel is a sparkly decoration.

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camel
tunnel
squirrel
travel
towel
tinsel

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