Why does 'commit' have two M's while 'amend' only has one?

@Normandy often things like this fall to epistemology of a word

"Late Middle English: from Latin committere ‘join, entrust’ (in medieval Latin ‘put into custody’), from com- ‘with’ + mittere ‘put or send’."
@normandy yes. The amount of times I've typed "git commit --ammend" is too damn high. On the flipside, I don't think I'll ever forget how to spell "amend".

@chimo knowing myself I'll probably make that typo many more times before I fully get it.

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