Friday, October 12, 2012

Common Misspelled Words

I admit, I am guilty of misspelling some words when I blog especially when the words has double "s" or "r". Thankfully, word doc has auto correct feature. Words with "ie - ei" and th - ht can be confusing as well.

Here are some common misspelled words:

• absence   • address  • advice  • all right  • arctic
• beginning• believe• bicycle• broccoli• bureau
• calendar• camaraderie• ceiling• cemetery• changeable
• conscientious• conscious• decease• deceive• definite
• descent• desperate• device• disastrous• ecstasy
• embarrass• exercise• fascinate• February• fiery
• fluorescent• foreign• government• grateful• guarantee
• harass• height• humorous• independent• jealous
• jewelry• judgment• ketchup • knowledge
• leisure• library• license• maintenance• mathematics• mediocre
• millennium• miniature• miscellaneous
• mischievous• misspell• mysterious• necessary
• neighbor• nuclear• occasion• occurrence
• odyssey• piece• pigeon• playwright
• precede• prejudice• privilege• pumpkin
• raspberry• receive• rhythm• sacrilegious
• science• scissors• separate• sincerely
• special• thorough• through• truly• until
• Wednesday• weird• you're



  1. Scissors is my doom! Hehe. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. dahil hi-tech na ngayon, may spell-check and you can even google words, parang nakakahiya na ma-wrong spelling noh? heheh

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  3. tama! buti may spell checker na

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  4. ako naman sa occasion namamali.. argghh

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  5. My dad's advice on the IE/EI confusion, remember the name ALICE.

    If it's L, then IE. If it's C, it should be EI. e.g. believe, receive, etc.

    So pano yung leisure? Hahaha. FAIL.

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  6. Thank god for auto correct hahaha!

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  7. Broccoli naman sa akin, at marami pa buti na lang may spell check na nga!

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  8. ok yung tip ni dad mo ah .. siguro exception na ung leisure hehe

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  9. Yes, thank goodness for spell check. Ako madalas sa mga double letters namamali. What I usually do is I write both spellings then titignan ko alin mas ok tignan... that is kung paper and pen. :)

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  10. I'm not gonna be embarrassed to say that I tend to misspell the word embarrass :)

    Just thought I'd add that the words mentioned above are spelled using American English. We have to keep in mind that British English also has a different way of spelling words, e.g. judgement, colour, centre, cheque, neighbour, analyse, licence, etc.

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