Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

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Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby chaos » Thu May 26, 2016 5:03 pm

Massachusetts - :lol:


http://time.com/4349629/common-misspell ... te-google/


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The Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State, According to Google
Lisa Eadicicco @lisaeadicicco 4:11 PM ET

The words that still trip us up

With features like autocorrect and spell check built into our computers, we can learn how to spell any word almost instantly. But that hasn’t stopped us from using Google.

Google crunched data from its search engine to put together this map that shows which spellings people search for the most frequently in each state. Several of the terms appear more than once, such as “desert,” “cancelled,” and “vacuum.”

The chart coincides with with round four of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which took place on Thursday.
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby creep » Thu May 26, 2016 5:12 pm

i always spell definitely wrong. i actually just spelled it wrong typing this but auto correct saved me again. i spell it "definately". not sure why i can never get it right.

some of those words are odd. how many times in your life do you have to spell diarrhea or leprechaun? by the way i spelled both those words wrong too. :dunce:
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby nausearockpig » Thu May 26, 2016 8:01 pm

creep wrote:i always spell definitely wrong. i actually just spelled it wrong typing this but auto correct saved me again. i spell it "definately". not sure why i can never get it right.

some of those words are odd. how many times in your life do you have to spell diarrhea or leprechaun? by the way i spelled both those words wrong too. :dunce:


just remember that the word "finite" in it, that should help...
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby Bandit72 » Fri May 27, 2016 2:16 am

Colour not color :thumb:

Favourite not favorite :thumb:

:tiphat:
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby guysmiley » Fri May 27, 2016 4:36 am

Bandit72 wrote:Colour not color :thumb:

Favourite not favorite :thumb:

:tiphat:

Centre.......Cen Tre? Are you guys French or something?
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby nausearockpig » Fri May 27, 2016 5:05 am

guysmiley wrote:
Bandit72 wrote:Colour not color :thumb:

Favourite not favorite :thumb:

:tiphat:

Centre.......Cen Tre? Are you guys French or something?


English speakers matey, not u crazy septics...
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby erotic cheeses » Sat May 28, 2016 4:04 pm

Australian Cockney rhyming slang?
(Septic tank = yank btw)

Actually a lot of our language is from when the Normans invaded and a desire to sound sophisticated like what the French were..
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby nausearockpig » Sat May 28, 2016 4:13 pm

erotic cheeses wrote:Australian Cockney rhyming slang?
(Septic tank = yank btw)


Not Cockney, but yes to the rest. Though I can't remember the last time I've heard someone use rhyming slang in an actual conversation. I don't think it's really a thing anymore, except maybe in true rural areas.
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby Bandit72 » Wed Jun 01, 2016 2:06 am

nausearockpig wrote:
erotic cheeses wrote:Australian Cockney rhyming slang?
(Septic tank = yank btw)


Not Cockney, but yes to the rest. Though I can't remember the last time I've heard someone use rhyming slang in an actual conversation. I don't think it's really a thing anymore, except maybe in true rural areas.


I use it occasionally.

"Look at the Bristols on that!"

"Would you adam and eve it"

"My plates are killing me"

etc...

It's probably more common than you think. Well, in the UK anyway.
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby erotic cheeses » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:41 pm

Bristols?
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby erotic cheeses » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:42 pm

It always amazes me how offensive calling someone a "berk" really is

Berk = Berkeley hunt (cunt)
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby nausearockpig » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:44 pm

erotic cheeses wrote:Bristols?



(UK) tits - From cockney slang "Bristol City = Titty"
Your sister's got great bristols mate. How much to squeeze 'em?
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby nausearockpig » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:45 pm

Bandit72 wrote:
nausearockpig wrote:
erotic cheeses wrote:Australian Cockney rhyming slang?
(Septic tank = yank btw)


Not Cockney, but yes to the rest. Though I can't remember the last time I've heard someone use rhyming slang in an actual conversation. I don't think it's really a thing anymore, except maybe in true rural areas.


I use it occasionally.

"Look at the Bristols on that!"

"Would you adam and eve it"

"My plates are killing me"

etc...

It's probably more common than you think. Well, in the UK anyway.


Must be over there, over here it's not really heard much any more. Not in hip urban areas, anyway..
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby blackula » Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:52 pm

[quote="creep"]i always spell definitely wrong. i actually just spelled it wrong typing this but auto correct saved me again. i spell it "definately". not sure why i can never get it right.


That's my word too! I'm so off that auto correct usually fills in defiantly.
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Re: Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State

Postby erotic cheeses » Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:00 pm

Well I knew bristols went that but never understood why so thanks for that!
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