11 Words That Everyone Misspells!

Give your friends and family a spelling bee pop-quiz with the 11 most common misspelled words in the English dictionary.

1. weird

Most commonly misspelled as “wierd”

The old ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’ rule shouldn’t even be a rule based on this weird word alone!

2. accommodate

Most commonly misspelled as either “acommodate” or “accomodate”

3. handkerchief

Most commonly misspelled as “hankerchief”
That darn “d” always throws most people off.

4. indict

Most commonly misspelled as “indite”

The silent “c” is a real pain for most to remember!

5. cemetery

Most commonly misspelled as “cemetary”

“Graveyard” uses the letter “a” twice, but not even one “a” is used to spell “cemetery”.

6. conscience

Most commonly misspelled either as “conscence” or “conscious”

7. rhythm

Most commonly misspelled as either “rythm” or “rhythym”

The only vowel used is “y”, and everyone forgets that “y” is sometimes used as a vowel!

8. playwright

Most commonly misspelled as “playwrite”

Playwrights do write, but ‘wright’ in this word actually refers to an occupation.

9. embarrass

Most commonly misspelled as either “embarass” or “embaress”

10. millennium

Most commonly misspelled as “millenium”

11. pharaoh

Most commonly misspelled as “pharoh”

That sassy ‘ao’ in the second syllable can be a real jerk.

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