20 Incredibly Simple Words That Most People Spell Wrongly!

Time for a spelling bee! Let’s

see how well you do. If you realize you actually

misspell all the 20 English words below, don’t

sweat it too much, you are in good company.

Ernest Hemingway, Winston Churchill, Jane Austen

and John Keats were all notoriously terrible



1. Wrong: Embarass

Correct: Embarrass


2. Wrong: Writting

Correct: Writing


3. Wrong: Accomodate

Correct: Accommodate


4. Wrong: Seperate

Correct: Separate


5. Wrong: Alot

Correct: A lot


6. Wrong: Truely

Correct: Truly


7. Wrong: Tommorow/ Tommorrow

Correct: Tomorrow


8. Wrong: Definately

Correct: Definitely


9. Wrong: Mispell

Correct: Misspell


10. Wrong: Alright(this may be allowed)

Correct: All right


11. Wrong: Maintainance

Correct: Maintenance


12. Wrong: Recieve

Correct: Receive


13. Wrong: Occassion/ Occassion/

Correct: Occasion


14. Wrong: Occurence

Correct: Occurrence


15. Wrong: Momento

Correct: Memento


16. Wrong: Priviledge

Correct: Privilege


17. Wrong: Miniscule

Correct: minuscule


18. Wrong: Neccessary

Correct: Necessary


19. Wrong: Pronounciation

Correct: Pronunciation


20. Wrong: Wierd

Correct: Weird.


The good thing about the smart phones we have

now is that they all come with dictionaries pre-

installed, if you are not sure of a spelling, simply

type it out on your phone and let it correct it for



And please, don’t get too attached to chating abbreviations because you may unconsciously use them when writing an examination or formal write-up.


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