"Misspell" is a word that people frequently misspell.

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02 Oct 2018, 6:42 pm

Ironically, a word that people very frequently misspell is the word "misspell" itself. They spell it "mispell". No, it has two d's. It means to spell incorrectly, not to pell incorrectly.



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02 Oct 2018, 6:55 pm

Space50 wrote:
...it has two d's.

Ah, no wonder I always seem to dmissdpell it. English spelling is so annoying for having all those silent letters! :wink:

Space50 wrote:
Ironically...

...this is a perfect example of Skitt's Law...
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Skitt's Law is an Internet axiom which states that people who correct other's spelling or grammar are likely to commit errors themselves.


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02 Oct 2018, 6:58 pm

"mispell"

mi = the way I do it :P


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02 Oct 2018, 8:40 pm

Trogluddite wrote:
Space50 wrote:
...it has two d's.

Ah, no wonder I always seem to dmissdpell it. English spelling is so annoying for having all those silent letters! :wink:


It has two s's. My phone auto corrected that to d's for some reason. I don't know why.



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02 Oct 2018, 9:30 pm

But maybe they mean mis pel!

They peled wrong, and that's why they have to do it over again, and repel!

Sometimes, to get it right, you gotta be repellant!



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02 Oct 2018, 10:49 pm

I pell "mispell" correctly.