Special Report

50 of the Most Commonly Misspelled Words in English

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Millennium

People often leave out an “l” and/or an “n” from this word. Let’s hope Millennials get it right.

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Mississippi

With two “p’s,” three “i’s” and four “s’s,” it’s easy to see why Mississippi might often be misspelled.

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Misspelled

Ironically, misspelled is often misspelled as mispelled.

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Neanderthal

So easy a caveman could spell it? Maybe not. People often leave out the “h.”

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Nocturnal

This word looks simple enough that it shouldn’t keep you up at night. According to Google, however, nocturnal was the most common “how to spell” search in Nebraska in 2018.