Spelling Errors

last updated: Tuesday, September 05, 2000

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Listed below are the words I've found misspelled on papers submitted by students in the Communications class during the 1999-2000 school year. The number to the right of each word is the number of papers on which I've found it misspelled. Click here to see the misspellings I recorded for each of the words below.

? |
3 |
definition |
4 |
lecturer |
1 |
sentence |
3 |
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a |
2 |
derived |
1 |
lemonade |
1 |
Sep. |
1 |
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abdominal |
1 |
devastate |
1 |
likely |
1 |
separated |
1 |
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accurate |
1 |
devastated |
1 |
listened |
2 |
September |
1 |
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activities |
2 |
devout |
1 |
listening |
3 |
settling |
1 |
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Adams |
1 |
diabetes |
1 |
lives |
1 |
sew |
1 |
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adjective |
3 |
diagnosed |
2 |
long |
1 |
sewed |
1 |
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advocate |
1 |
diagnosis |
2 |
lowest |
1 |
sickly |
1 |
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afflicted |
1 |
Dictionary |
9 |
Lyndon |
2 |
signer |
1 |
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after |
1 |
did |
1 |
made |
2 |
since |
2 |
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again |
1 |
didn't |
2 |
majority |
1 |
sit |
1 |
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ago |
1 |
different |
1 |
majority's |
1 |
sometimes |
1 |
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almanac |
8 |
disease |
2 |
malleable |
1 |
specific |
2 |
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alphabetical |
2 |
disorderly |
1 |
man |
1 |
stars |
1 |
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an |
25 |
distractions |
1 |
man's |
1 |
statistics |
1 |
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Andrew |
1 |
diversion |
1 |
manslaughter |
1 |
staunch |
4 |
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anger |
1 |
doctor |
2 |
McKinley |
1 |
stealing |
1 |
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animals |
1 |
doesn't |
1 |
meanings |
1 |
store |
1 |
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another |
1 |
dollars |
1 |
meant |
1 |
straight |
1 |
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answer |
3 |
don't |
1 |
meeting |
1 |
street |
1 |
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answers |
2 |
driven |
1 |
Merriam |
3 |
stripes |
1 |
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antonyms |
1 |
dude |
1 |
metabolism |
1 |
strong |
1 |
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appropriate |
3 |
due |
1 |
methods |
1 |
struck |
1 |
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are |
2 |
duty |
2 |
Mifflin |
1 |
studies |
1 |
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around |
1 |
Earth |
1 |
Millard |
1 |
studying |
1 |
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arrangement |
1 |
edition |
3 |
ministering |
2 |
subject |
1 |
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Arthur |
1 |
Egyptians |
1 |
minute |
1 |
suing |
1 |
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articles |
2 |
embedded |
4 |
misspelled |
2 |
summarizing |
3 |
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aspirin |
1 |
emergency |
1 |
morning |
1 |
surgeries |
1 |
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assignment |
25 |
Encyclopedia |
11 |
multiple |
2 |
surroundings |
1 |
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assignments |
1 |
endangerment |
1 |
murdered |
1 |
synonyms |
2 |
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Atlases |
1 |
endocrinologist |
1 |
murders |
1 |
table |
1 |
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attention |
3 |
engine |
1 |
myself |
1 |
Taft |
1 |
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August |
5 |
entertain |
3 |
new |
1 |
talked |
1 |
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author |
1 |
estimate |
1 |
New York |
1 |
tall |
1 |
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autopsies |
2 |
etc. |
1 |
noun |
1 |
tar |
1 |
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autopsy |
1 |
every |
1 |
November |
1 |
tarry |
2 |
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awhile |
1 |
everything |
2 |
October |
3 |
Taylor |
3 |
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barbecue |
1 |
evidence |
2 |
offender |
1 |
televisions |
1 |
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BART |
1 |
exactly |
1 |
office |
1 |
tells |
1 |
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because |
4 |
examples |
1 |
official |
1 |
tennis |
1 |
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before |
1 |
exhausted |
1 |
or |
2 |
Tenth |
1 |
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behavior |
2 |
expenditure |
1 |
organization |
1 |
terribly |
1 |
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being |
1 |
explanation |
1 |
our |
3 |
than |
1 |
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belief |
1 |
explicit |
1 |
owe |
1 |
that |
2 |
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believe |
1 |
eyes |
1 |
Oxford |
1 |
that's |
1 |
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Benjamin |
4 |
February |
20 |
oxidation |
1 |
the |
2 |
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Berkeley |
1 |
figure |
1 |
page |
1 |
their |
4 |
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Betsy |
3 |
Fillmore |
1 |
paid |
1 |
Theodore |
1 |
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binge |
1 |
flag |
1 |
pardoned |
1 |
There |
4 |
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blood |
1 |
focus |
1 |
parents |
1 |
There's |
2 |
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boasted |
1 |
following |
1 |
parole |
2 |
Thesaurus |
1 |
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body |
1 |
for |
5 |
part |
1 |
They |
1 |
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bones |
1 |
forgave |
1 |
participate |
1 |
thief |
2 |
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bore |
1 |
found |
2 |
participated |
1 |
this |
1 |
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boyfriend's |
1 |
Franklin |
1 |
particular |
1 |
Thomas |
1 |
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brief |
1 |
friend |
1 |
patient |
2 |
threatened |
2 |
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Britannica |
4 |
friends |
2 |
patient's |
1 |
threatening |
1 |
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bronze |
1 |
fulfill |
1 |
patients |
2 |
Times |
1 |
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bunch |
1 |
general |
2 |
pencil |
1 |
tissue |
1 |
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button |
1 |
gentlemen |
1 |
Penguin |
1 |
too |
1 |
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calculator |
1 |
George |
2 |
pennies |
4 |
transformed |
1 |
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calendar |
5 |
giving |
1 |
penny |
2 |
tried |
2 |
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calendars |
2 |
government |
2 |
piece |
1 |
Ulysses |
1 |
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came |
1 |
governor |
1 |
plea |
1 |
unconscious |
1 |
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cancer |
1 |
grammar |
1 |
plead |
1 |
understand |
1 |
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caught |
1 |
grandson |
1 |
pleaded |
1 |
urging |
1 |
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cause |
1 |
greatest |
1 |
Please |
1 |
used |
2 |
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certain |
1 |
Greenland |
1 |
possibly |
1 |
valuable |
2 |
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chaplains |
1 |
Gregorian |
4 |
pouring |
1 |
Van Buren |
1 |
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chart |
1 |
ground |
1 |
powered |
1 |
verb |
2 |
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child |
1 |
group |
1 |
President |
1 |
very |
2 |
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chronic |
2 |
had |
1 |
principles |
1 |
victim |
1 |
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church |
1 |
happened |
1 |
prisoner |
1 |
victim's |
1 |
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Claus |
1 |
Harrison |
2 |
prisoners |
1 |
view |
1 |
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cleaned |
2 |
heavy |
1 |
probation |
1 |
viewing |
1 |
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coalition |
1 |
height |
3 |
procedure |
1 |
walked |
1 |
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college |
6 |
Henry |
1 |
profuse |
1 |
warfare |
1 |
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Collegiate |
1 |
here |
1 |
prognosis |
1 |
Washington |
3 |
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colors |
1 |
heteronyms |
1 |
prompting |
2 |
watched |
1 |
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coma |
1 |
homicidal |
2 |
pronunciation |
1 |
we're |
1 |
|||

comments |
1 |
homicide |
1 |
propositions |
1 |
Webster |
1 |
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committed |
2 |
homophones |
1 |
prosecutor |
2 |
Webster's |
6 |
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committee |
4 |
Hopkinson |
2 |
publication |
2 |
Wednesday |
3 |
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committing |
1 |
hopped |
1 |
published |
1 |
weigh |
3 |
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Communication |
2 |
horrible |
1 |
publisher |
4 |
weighed |
1 |
|||

Communications |
18 |
hospital |
3 |
Publishing |
2 |
weighs |
2 |
|||

community |
1 |
hunted |
1 |
quarter |
4 |
weight |
3 |
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commute |
1 |
I am |
1 |
quarters |
2 |
well-being |
1 |
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compatible |
1 |
I'll |
1 |
question |
1 |
went |
1 |
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complete |
2 |
I'm |
1 |
Quincy |
2 |
were |
3 |
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component |
1 |
illegally |
1 |
Random |
1 |
when |
2 |
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concur |
1 |
illustrated |
1 |
Reagan |
2 |
where |
2 |
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concurred |
2 |
immediately |
1 |
receive |
2 |
which |
1 |
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confessed |
2 |
immigrant |
2 |
recognized |
2 |
whole |
1 |
|||

congregation |
2 |
immigrated |
1 |
redeemed |
1 |
William |
1 |
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consciousness |
2 |
in |
1 |
redemption |
3 |
window |
1 |
|||

constitutional |
1 |
independence |
1 |
redone |
1 |
wisely |
1 |
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containing |
2 |
innings |
1 |
reference |
3 |
with |
3 |
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content |
1 |
instructions |
1 |
remarried |
1 |
without |
1 |
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conversion |
1 |
into |
1 |
replant |
1 |
woman |
2 |
|||

Coolidge |
1 |
It |
3 |
research |
2 |
won't |
1 |
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copied |
1 |
Jackson |
1 |
resource |
2 |
word |
1 |
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couldn't |
1 |
January |
3 |
restaurant |
1 |
worker |
1 |
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countries |
1 |
John |
4 |
rested |
1 |
world |
1 |
|||

couple |
1 |
July |
1 |
Richard |
1 |
world's |
1 |
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covered |
1 |
jurors |
1 |
ridiculous |
1 |
would |
2 |
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create |
1 |
jury |
1 |
Riverside |
1 |
write |
2 |
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cut |
1 |
knowledge |
2 |
Roosevelt |
4 |
written |
2 |
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death |
2 |
known |
1 |
Ross |
2 |
you're |
5 |
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deaths |
1 |
ladies |
1 |
rough |
1 |
your |
1 |
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debt |
1 |
lady |
2 |
satisfaction |
1 |
Zachary |
3 |
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December |
3 |
Language |
3 |
searched |
1 |
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decision |
1 |
later |
1 |
second |
1 |
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declaration |
1 |
lawyer |
1 |
seeing |
1 |