Words you can never seem to spell right

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Words you can never seem to spell right

Post by Juneberry » 2 months ago

I actually thought of this thread because of some chatter at work. You probably know them- those words you just always type wrong the first time around, and then find yourself wanting to hit your head on something for getting it wrong so easily.

For me, some of the words I use a lot that I just can't seem to get right on the first time include occasion, accommodation and weird. I'm slowly getting used to getting them right once in a while, but... For the most part, they still tend to allude me, which is frustrating.
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Post by lonelyhollowdays » 2 months ago

I remember “privileges” was one that I always misspelt, until I got more proficient at SQL. LOL.
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Post by Juneberry » 2 months ago

That's certainly one way to get used to a word! xD
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Post by Megan » 2 months ago

Off the top of my head especially and apologize.
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Post by Juneberry » 2 months ago

Especially was hard for me for a long time. But it was better than tomorrow. That one always has had a thing for making me mess it up half the time.
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Post by Kyng » 2 months ago

I had a hard time with 'foreign': I never knew which way around the I and the E went.

Another one was 'minuscule', which I always used to spell as 'miniscule'.

Then there's Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch', which I still have a hard time spelling without looking it up :lol: .
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Post by Spook of the lost » 3 weeks ago

that last one scottish?
or maybe it's from the necronomicon?

for me it's something a lot simpler.

I confuse weather and whether a lot.
like saying the weather is nice or whether or not I'm going outside today because of it.
little things like that trip me up all the time :lol:
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Post by Juneberry » 3 weeks ago

I think we all have words like that though, Spook. You should see me trying to remember if I want to write affect or effect. For some reason, it trips me up...almost as much as gray over grey.
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