Commonly misspelled words

In the following list, the real spellings are bolded, and the common misspellings are in parentheses. The ones we’ve written posts about are hyperlinked.


A cappella (acapella, acappella)

Argument (arguement)

Atheist (athiest)

Carousel (carrousel, carousal)

Chestnut (chesnut)

Definitely (definately)


Espresso (expresso)

Midriff (midrift)

Minuscule (miniscule)

Mischievous (mischievious)

Muumuu (moo-moo, moomoo)

Personnel (personel, personell)

Ulterior (alterior)

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