America’s Most Misspelled Words

According to the 90th Scripts National Spelling Bee – Google Trends has released a map of “America’s most misspelled words” which started on May 28 through June 4.


The map here below (taken from Google Trends) breaks down the most commonly searched “how to spell” words by state, according to Google. The map is based from January 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017.

Lists of among the common words released:

“pneumonia and beautiful”commonly searched for spelling across the country.

“sense, quote, and nanny” most searched in spelling in Oregon, Idaho and Mississippi.

“tomorrow” is included on the searched spelling just away from residents of Arizona and Colorado.

“maintenance”wonder searched in Texas and Missouri according to Google map.

Spelling of words that should need an individual spelling help is misspelling of “ninety” as “ninty”.

For sure Google will then update their post when updates are available.

Why do you think these words are commonly misspelled?

It is obvious that those words and in the matter of confusing since some words have doubled consonants and vowels. As our researched shows that most of the people would type or write in a shortcut manner. It seems like people are used writing in social media like writing quotes&quotes (“”). Especially using cellphones and other gadgets which encourage you to type in a shortcut manner.

How to eliminate these confusions?

Our team suggested to:

  1. Refrain from using shortcuts when typing or writing especially using gadgets.
  2. Read each word as if it is your first.
  3. Do a simple memorization on how the words formed.
  4. Spell the words at least when you encounter them.

We will be updating this information as soon as the team updates are available.