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May 08, 2009, 03:09am EDT Report Abuse
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angryhippy May 08, 2009, 04:29am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
Your worried about speling? Probly should check out Firefox and there spell checker. I never used to spell picnicking corektly. thay say it's the most mispeled word. Until I when to check it out. Hapily, I finaly got it rite. I mean just where the hell did that K come from?

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leastcmplicated May 08, 2009, 09:04am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
definitely (had to have firefox change it for me lol). I always spell it like this definitly or defiantly, which is an actual word, so spell check never catches it >.<

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Afrow UK May 08, 2009, 09:07am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
angryhippy said:
Your worried about speling? Probly should check out Firefox and there spell checker. I never used to spell picnicking corektly. thay say it's the most mispeled word. Until I when to check it out. Hapily, I finaly got it rite. I mean just where the hell did that K come from?


Firefox's spell checker will not help you with incorrect spellings for different contexts - as in your incorrect use of the word 'there' :p

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Beavis Khan May 08, 2009, 11:04am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
Canceled and traveled. I always double the "l".

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May 08, 2009, 11:06am EDT Report Abuse
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Firefox's spell checker is more annoying than useful to me, since whenever I'm writing code to a forum, it freaks out. So I keep it disabled. Google is my usual spellchecker.

Firefox: elseif? strtcmp? Those aren't words, a**hole! >:-@

Bungle May 08, 2009, 11:34am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
necessarialy er... [runs spell check].... Necessarily

it is the bane of my existence.

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B May 08, 2009, 01:24pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
leastcmplicated said:
definitely (had to have firefox change it for me lol). I always spell it like this definitly or defiantly, which is an actual word, so spell check never catches it >.<

Same here. I am getting better and not making the typo anymore though.

Michael C May 08, 2009, 01:34pm EDT Report Abuse
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I find I put 'atleast' even though I know it's not right, weird.

john albrich May 08, 2009, 04:30pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
"the"

I almost always mis-type it as "eht" and I've set most word-processors I use to auto-correct it for me.

When I'm really typing fast, I tend to enter a number of short words totally backwards. No idea why...not even the tiniest bit dyslexic.

Gerritt May 08, 2009, 07:39pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
Almost everything!
I'm partially dyslexic, and it is hard for me.
I'm also left handed, so even more of an issue, given the way the hands work while I'm typing. John, the "hte" vs "the" and the derivatives are due to the same synaptic delay, thus not a truly misspelled, but a mistyped word.

So the worst that I see on a daily basis are:
to, too, two
their, there, they're
PWN (!)
etc.



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Scumbag Blues May 08, 2009, 08:08pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
I never ever remember to spell manoeuver correctly. I always spell it as manevour and Microsoft Word doesn't offer me the correct spelling, citing it as "unknown".

Sometimes, it p**ses. me. off.

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Gerritt May 08, 2009, 08:43pm EDT Report Abuse
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DsL.Dilbert said:
I never ever remember to spell manoeuver correctly. I always spell it as manevour and Microsoft Word doesn't offer me the correct spelling, citing it as "unknown".

Sometimes, it p**ses. me. off.

I THINK that may be a dual spelling! I work for US and International English markets, and the spellchecker isn't up to it.
The thing that kills me on a regular basis is center vs centre.

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john albrich May 10, 2009, 04:55am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
DsL.Dilbert said:
I never ever remember to spell manoeuver correctly. I always spell it as manevour and Microsoft Word doesn't offer me the correct spelling, citing it as "unknown"....


Huh. Mine sees manevour and flags it as mis-spelled. Might depend on country of purchase? Possibly looks at standard Windows settings, sees if you use British settings, and sets Word's dictionary to speak the King's (or Queen's) English.

You should be able to force Word to look for a specific spelling (even if spelled "right") and provide the one you want. Can't remember the exact way, but possibly by manipulating Word's dictionary.

Also, if there are sets of words you consistently mis-spell a certain way (that Word doesn't correct for you), you could write a Word macro that will look for and change them all.

I do that for global document British=>"Colonial" translation all the time. e.g. kerb=>curb, lounge=>living room, bonnet=>hood, torch=>flashlight, car park....etc. Sometimes it will get it wrong (like if you're really talking about a flaming type torch) but most of the time it works great.

What I'd really like is a Word macro to OpenOffice's Writer macro import tool. I've got a bunch of very large Word macros and re-writing them for Writer is a real pain in the bum.

Supreet Virdi May 10, 2009, 03:30pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
"Teh" = The

mothow May 10, 2009, 08:17pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
My name..tummy

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Suspended User May 10, 2009, 10:41pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
leastcmplicated said:
definitely (had to have firefox change it for me lol). I always spell it like this definitly or defiantly, which is an actual word, so spell check never catches it >.<



Ditto. Definetly, definitely, defenitly, defenitly......argh.

angryhippy May 11, 2009, 02:11am EDT Report Abuse
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I use the word processor in Windows Works 6. I got the program off a Compaq recovery disk that had Windows ME. I always forget to save the data in the program files so I lose all my spell checked words. Do it every time I reinstall. Really ticks me off at me. Why is everyone OK but every time can't be everytime? It messes up every thing. Or is that everything?

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Dr. Peaceful May 11, 2009, 02:18am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
Here are some of the words I often misspell. Some are because they sound different from how they spell.

Appearantly instead of Apparently.

Pronouciation instead of Pronunciation.

Strick instead of Strict

Nineth instead of Ninth

Twelveth instead of Twelfth

Fourty instead of Forty

Sargent instead of Sergeant

Surgent instead of Surgeon

Deductable instead of Deductible

Indispensible instead of Indispensable

Concensus instead of Consensus

Occation instead of Occasion

Catagory instead of Category

I still confuse between Effect and Affect. Also sometimes confuse words with "t" and "ce" ending, e.g. Different / Difference, Important / Importance, Patient / Patience.

Here are some American English words that spell differently from traditional English (British). Note that some spell checker programs mislabel them as misspelled words.

Acknowledgment vs. Acknowledgement

Judgment vs. Judgement

Argument vs. Arguement

Encyclopedia vs. Encyclopaedia

Mustache vs. Moustache

Analog vs. Analogue

Enrollment vs. Enrolment

Program vs. Programme

Tire vs. Tyre

-er vs. -re (e.g. Meter vs. Metre, Center vs. Centre)

-or vs. -our (e.g. Color vs. Colour, Honor vs. Honour)

-ze vs. -se (e.g Analyze vs. Analyse, Memorize vs. Memorise)

-se vs. -ce (e.g. License vs. Licence, Defense vs. Defence)

Maneuver vs. Manoeuver

Aluminum vs. Aluminium

Sulfur vs. Sulphur

Pharmacopeia vs. Pharmacopoeia (this word has 4 vowels together)

Skepticism vs. Scepticism

Check vs. Cheque

Mom vs. Mum

Airplane vs. Aeroplane

Gray vs. Grey

Donut vs. Doughnut

Plow vs. Plough

Draft vs. Draught

Traveling vs. Travelling

Ass vs. Arse (you all know this ;) )


I used to say Albeit as Al-Bait, but it's Al-Be-It. English sometimes is a pretty strange language! LOL ;)

Edit: Adding more U.S. vs. British words.

angryhippy May 11, 2009, 02:30am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
I woke up and took stock of the morning. It was cool and crisp.
I went into the stock room and grabbed a can of beans for breakfast.
I went into the garden to pick some celery stalk for dinner.
It adds flavor to my chicken stock soup.
I went to my workshop to see if my rifle stock needed another coat of varnish.
I saddled up and rode out to check on the stock in the north 40 and count calves.
Back home later my girlfriend called saying she was being stalked.
I went to the gun room to check my stock of bullets. I'll teach him a lesson.
I took off my shoes to lay down when I noticed there was a hole in my stocking.
I picked up the paper to see how my stock was doing.
An article said English wasn't that confusing a language to learn.
I have to agree.

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Supreet Virdi May 11, 2009, 10:28am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: What words do you always misspell?
Sometimes I misspell fcuk :(


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