(Closed) What words can’t you spell?

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Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

restaurant – I always spell it multiple times before getting it right! So annoying.  That’s the only one I have issues with 🙂

Post # 4
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I studied Latin and Greek, so I rarely misspell either of those words. How do you misspell them? I used to spell ridiculous wrong (as rediculous), but then I learned Latin and found out that the word doesn’t have a prefeix (re-) but rather the base from ridere, to laugh at, like ridicule, and now I never get it wrong.

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I can’t spell onomatopoeia for the life of me.

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

Vacuum.  I always have to check.  It’s funny though because throughout my Catholic school years, kids used to ask me how to spell EVERYTHING.  It’s just the silly word I can’t remember.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

License- its better now, but I would always put 2 ‘s’ in there.

Post # 8
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I always want to spell recipe incorrectly – recipie

and mozzarella throws me.  Did I spell it right??

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

savvy, I can never remember if its two a’s or two v’s

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

misspell

Post # 11
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Broccoli.  I always seem to want to add an extra “l” in there.

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Accidentally. I always have to think about it before I write/type it. If I don’t pay attention I’ll misspell it “accidently”. I’m such a grammar freak it bothers me that I always misspell it!

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

recipe, license and similar always get me.

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Vacuum.  Calendar.  Guarantee.  For some reason I get the letters mixed up in those and always have to double check them.

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Separately. I google it a lot. As in I googled it before writing on this thread to make sure I spelled it right.

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I was in spelling bees growing up so there isn’t a lot that I can’t spell.  DH and I were going through some of his old boxes from his last move that his ex-GF helped him pack.  She wrote “tang tops” instead of “tank tops” and “cloths” instead of “clothes” on a couple of boxes.  At first, I thought “Wow, he cannot spell to save his life” but he said she was responsible for labeling the boxes.  It cracks me up all the time and I REFUSE to get rid of the TANG TOP box…maybe one day I’ll actually find one and then I’ll have the box for it already!

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