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Rated 4 points - posted 15 years ago by mail4gigi in category Other.
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definitely Report Abuse
misspelled many different ways: definately, being one of the most common.
14 points - added 14 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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Yup - the most common word on the net - 350 million hits ! see: www. d-e-f-i-n-i-t-e-l-y.com Magic ! He beat me to it !
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Embarrass Report Abuse
13 points - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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Gets me every time..
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judgment Report Abuse
not judgEment
12 points - added 13 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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erm it's judgement in British English actually...
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mozzarella Report Abuse
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questionnaire Report Abuse
a lot of people spell it with only 1 n
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bourgeois Report Abuse
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A lot Report Abuse
A lot of people love to make it one word.
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Separate Report Abuse
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Vacuum Report Abuse
For some reason, I for one try to spell this with two c's.
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Jewelry Report Abuse
8 points - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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British spelling is jewellery :-)
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Indespendable Report Abuse
8 points - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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that word is not in my dictionary...indispensable is though.
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Cemetery Report Abuse
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Receive Report Abuse
7 points - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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I always make a mistake on this word
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Misspell Report Abuse
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Conscientious Report Abuse
Impossible to remember to spell this one right.
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Acceptable Report Abuse
Often spelled with an I.
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Rhythm Report Abuse
For a word that is so easy to say, why is it so hard to spell?
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Maintenance Report Abuse
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Conscience Report Abuse
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Believe Report Abuse
The old 'i before e except after c' rule is not always true.
4 points - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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but it is in this case!!!
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Argument Report Abuse
Often spelled with an extra e.
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restaurant Report Abuse
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Guarantee Report Abuse
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Foreign Report Abuse
1 point - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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i before e except after c
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Naval Report Abuse
"Navel" means belly button. Wonder if they teach exotic dancing in Navel Academy?
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Lieutenant Report Abuse
People spell it as "lutenant".
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ridiculous Report Abuse
Not rediculous!
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weather Report Abuse
not whether ot wheather
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receive Report Abuse
the i and e are so often inverted
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Until Report Abuse
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License Report Abuse
0 points - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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As a noun 'licence' is correct in British, Canadian and Australian English e.g. I have a driving licence. I am licensed to drive.
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Color Report Abuse
Half the flamin world spell it with just 1 ell. Tsk !!!
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Arctic Report Abuse
But it sounds like 'artic'.
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Quiet Report Abuse
I frequently see the word quite where the intended word was quiet.
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Accidentally Report Abuse
-4 points - added 15 years ago by mail4gigi - 1 comment
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i accidentally spell this word wrong!
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February Report Abuse
Most often spelled Febuary
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Calendar Report Abuse
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lose Report Abuse
so often confused with "loose"
-10 points - added 14 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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An awful lot of people on the internet, unfortunately. :(
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Who... the hell spells it loose?
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