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misspelling

mis S pe ling

  • n  a spelling that is incorrect
  • v  spell incorrectly

  • Still, Jason Sudeikis crams a lot into a little bit: the gestures, the Muppet voice, the chin and the misspelling (cf.
  • Anchors and commentators misspoke frequently, but most gaffes were on the modest level of ABC's misspelling Republican Senator Jesse Helms' first name as Jessie in proclaiming .
  • You have called people "morons" at least three times this week (including your comment about Beck misspelling "oligarchy"), but you keep writing it as "morans".
News & Articles

  • 'Florida' misspelled on highway road sign twice
    State transportation officials are working to fix an embarrassing mistake. A sign was being installed in Jacksonville when a worker noticed the spelling error. Florida is misspelled, not once, but twice. Officials said they blame the misspelling on the Arkansas-based company that manufactured the sign.   The company has agreed to fix the mistake.  
    July 3, 2013 - WFTV 9 Orlando
  • Road sign misspells 'Florida' -- twice
    It was almost another case of Flori-duh. The Florida Department of Transportation says an Arkansas company is to blame for the misspelling of the word "Florida" -- twice -- on a roadway sign that was ready to be installed. The sign was spotted in the grass near J. Turner Butler Boulevard and Interstate 95 in Jacksonville, and it reads, "Univ of North Flordia" and "Flordia State College South ...
    July 2, 2013 - Local 6 Orlando
  • Talk of Round 2 has Va. Beach officials on alert
    VIRGINIA BEACH Two scantily clad women beckon from the top of the flier. "Virgina Beach Beach Weekend Turnup Pt. 2," it announces in bold lettering, misspelling and all. It's reminiscent of fliers that appeared two months ago for College Beach Weekend.
    July 2, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot
Quotes

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus in FOXNews (blog)
    The misspelling was so perfectly apt,Louis-Dreyfus told the crowd. "A great metaphor for show business. Right when you think you've made it, you get knocked down."
  • Steve Fielding in Herald Sun
    The day I made the mistake misspelling fiscal is one I will never forget,Senator Fielding, who has an MBA, told the Sunday Herald Sun. "I tried to laugh it off the second I did it. But by the time I got back to my office I just wanted to...

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