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s2hwhite

The words: were, where, ware & wear. These always confused me growing up. I think I got it now.
IE: What will I wear today to go shopping for a crystal vase? Where were the wares displayed in the department store?

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vcribb

No-tour-e-us-lee (notoriously) and Dif-a-cult (difficult)

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mdolberry2000

I cannot tell the difference between from and form on the keyboard.

It is hard to tell where this comes form, but it surely is bad from not to catch my own errors.

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clarkh

Aside from words that the iOS's self-corrector falsely "corrects," here are some with which I have trouble, and which I have actually found myself needing to use:

Frontispiece
Contractual
Gubernatorial
Portmanteau

and, for some reason:

House

Yrs.,
Clark Humphrey

PS: The possessive for of "its" NEVER HAS AN APOSTROPHE, dammit.

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lilsproutnlou

I am embarrassed to actually admit this , since I am a former middle school spelling bee champ, with 2 years under my belt. However, the word that seems to always give me grief is, convenient. To the i before e comment how about recipe?

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sumomum

"Receive" I have to think about the spelling everytime and unlike most words it doesn't look any more obvious when written down.

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brandon.morris

I can never spell restaurant without spell check.
I think getting at EyeTV will help me!

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ryagas

Sometimes, I'll be typing so quickly, that I type "THe" instead of "the" at the start of a sentence.

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cherylwong

the 's

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nick.buth

It's not such a misspelling thing, but fingers getting ahead of themselves, but I can't type out the name of my school half the time. Morningside. Often comes out Mornignside or with an extra "D," Morningsided. The fingers just get moving too quickly.

Weird gets me often. Things like that, though it depends on the day.

Oh, and it took me a second or to to get misspelling right. It has a pair of s's.

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jtran

Well, I tell you this. Being a Vietnamese/American living in America is a blessing, I love this country so much that I can't even imagine any normal usage of a daily word is difficult where I can't learn to overcome it. But since you ask and I will tell from my perspective of some difficulty of some words, actually I'll tell you "two".

1, those damn words in the "Captcha" area where you fill out a form before submitting... that's so squiggly... imagine as a new immigrant learning english online... LOL (YES! I do know those are designed to eliminate spams from bots)

2, Steve "Baldy" Balmer! Here is my point "youtube.com/watch?v=wvsboPUjrGc" I'm having a very hard time reading the excitement that he exuded and almost had a heart attack himself, I'm actually a little surprised that no one call 911 to help the man out! I guess that is how they do in windoz arena.

iPad 2 my man!

UPDATE - Oh Yeah! Now, I know why he was jumping up/down so happily! He just found out that the "ZUNE" team are dismissed.

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agrudsky

Well, to tell you the truth, I always had a hard time spelling the word
sincerely. I always thought is was spelled sincerly. Sounds weird, huh?

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philroy

Like @johnspear, I occaisionally have issues with ocassionally.

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jasonbaum

windoze

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macpug

I usually misspell words that my iDevice incorrectly "autocorrects" for me. An occasional occurrence of embarrassment. Just today, "soonish" was ac'd to "Zionism". WTF? Anyway, would love to win the eyetv, have had my "eye" on it for awhile. Trying to choose between it and Apple's. eye or i?

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darkmac

Words with s sounds like counsellor, I sometimes replace the s with a c.

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chuck B

Occasion occasionally kicks my butt. It just really seems like there should be a second S in there....

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kerner

Would love to win this !!

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poppa

anemone. As in sea anemone, a sea-dwelling, predatory animal. I keep wanting to spell (and even say) anenome instead.

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runner

The eyeTV sounds real cool. I hope I win it.

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masuhada

Does it make sense to ask for mispellings and then set the spam filter to be wound so tightly?

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usastarsandstripes

lay, lie,layed and laid all give me a tough time!

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tfrohl

Eye spel awl wurds purrfectly sew Eye gess Eye kant nter thuh kontest.

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viscara

I need one to go with my new shinny imac it will help me never to miss my favorite tv show with Ava "Justified" on FX.

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maclover09

significant

Kept on spelling it signifigant.

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blueeyeleo

i have troubles with beautiful and psychotic are the 2 I have fits with no matter how many times I seem to type them I am so thankful for spell check on these 2 word BIG time

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trotterl

"Immediately" is one that have to take a second look at.

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dtambo19

Kind of funny and ironic, but I have always had trouble with the word "misspell".....Usually forgetting if it has a second "s" or not!

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JIMYSUE

monkeystinks

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adcockcole

control, i always type it controle then correct it.

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leobush

February...I always miss the r Febuary

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georgeman

I have problems spelling a lot of words, spell check is a life saver, the words I mess up the most are probably purpose (confusing it with the animal) and fire (I have to write it so many times it comes out as fore quite a bit, which unfortunately is an actual word).

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randall155

I would say Rhythm has always been one of those words for me, never have managed to get the h's in the right place... Spell Checkers are my friend! :-D

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wardgkr

windoze

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talktothetoe

I always misspell until. I always spell it untill.
idk why.

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talktothetoe

I always misspell until. I always spell it untill.
idk why.

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TheBlueScorpion

I am a terrible speller, I depend heavily on spell check, I often remind myself, I before E except after C.

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iBod

You connect-i-cut.....

(non us)

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Numbuh One

wierd or weird. never sure until i type it.

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d6a4s5

The words that always got me mixed up when it comes to spelling (and sometimes even definition...) are "consciousness" and "conscientious" and their roots, "conscious" and "conscience".

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pkopco

Look at the third sentence from the post by "writeasrain." Now look at the first sentence of this article. The past tense of "lead" is "led," as used correctly by writeasrain, not "lead" as in the past tense of "read." I would think professional internet website article writers would know that. But maybe not. But maybe from now on.

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bigblaster

Ever since my divorce, I found it was hard to get the spelling right on my ex-wife's name. Seems I kept instinctively starting with "b."

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kiwiinexile

I used to live in a place called "Taumata whakatangihanga koauau o tamatea turi pukakapiki maunga horo nuku pokai whenua kitanatahu".

Sometimes mis spelled that one but this is officially the longest place name in the world - fair to say we were pretty glad when they started using post codes....

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TheTick

Remember citizens, "i before e, except after c." Weird huh...?

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mypowerplace

I always had trouble spelling believe,receive,mischievous . I even had to Google them before posting these words here.

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gryphster

JAMCCOR - you're missing an "i" in supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

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gryphster

Shark15 - bad news. There's another one. Their.

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Stepbyrd

Reading threw all these comments makes me laugh as I take a walk down memory lane.

I use to think I was a good speller then I got a spell checker. Man was that a blow to the ole self esteem.

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brsing

supercalifragilisticexpialidocious need I say more?

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johnspear

Thank you for this occaission to try to spell ocaission correctly. I do get it right occasionally.