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50 of the Most Commonly Misspelled Words in English

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Calendar

Calendar has two “a’s” and one “e,” not one “a” and two “e’s”

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Canceled

People in Maryland and Oklahoma aren’t sure how to spell canceled, according to Google Trends. And while one “l” is the preferred spelling in America, thanks to Noah Webster, two are still acceptable and more common in Britain.

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Caribbean

Caribbean has one “r” and two “b’s” — make sure you get it right when you’re booking your vacation.

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Chaos

According to Google Trends, this was the most common “how to spell” search in South Dakota. Sounds a bit ominous.

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Connecticut

This state is misspelled so often, a character in the Woody Allen movie “Small Time Crooks” said, “I’ve always wanted to learn how to spell Connecticut.”

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