Shannon Stacey

#listifylife – Words I Always Spell Wrong

List of words I spell wrong, written in text below

SAHNNON – Yes, my name. But only when typing.

RECEIVE – I before E, except after C, and a gazillion other exceptions.

TOUSLED – I spell it touseled, every time.

COLOR, HONOR, etc – Spending my formative spelling years in England gave my words more FLAVOUR.

Find out more about the ListifyLife challenge at Roni’s site.

6 comments to “#listifylife – Words I Always Spell Wrong”

  1. Ruby Norwood
      · April 11th, 2016 at 1:03 pm · Link

    The older I get, It seems like my spelling gets worse. I have to check behind myself all the time!! but I am like you they are some words that I can really screw up on. I enjoyed the blog!!

  2. Shannon
      · April 11th, 2016 at 3:15 pm · Link

    I think that’s true of all of us! :D

  3. library addict
      · April 11th, 2016 at 3:40 pm · Link

    I spell theatre the correct British way. I don’t really do the “ou” thing (flavour, honour, colour), but I do tend to double my “l” in travelling, cancelled, and the like.

    I blame living in England as well (though for me it was 7th to 11th grade) :wink:

    I also can never spell consciousness correctly without looking it up. And I have to think about dimensional as I always want to put a “t” in it.

  4. Kathleen
      · April 11th, 2016 at 5:15 pm · Link

    I always spell my middle name wrong. Cherly instead of Cheryl. It is more of a keyboard thing tho.

  5. Shannon
      · April 11th, 2016 at 7:18 pm · Link

    Oh, is the double-L a British thing, too, because I do that!

    And transposing letters while typing on a keyboard definitely happens to me more often than straight up misspelling words. (Except when I’m playing London, LOL.)

  6. Linda Moffitt
      · April 12th, 2016 at 5:33 pm · Link

    The only exception I look for in The words with The IE,EI thing is I before E except after C or in words that sound like Weigh or Neigh
    RECEIVE – I before E, except after C, and a gazillion other exceptions.

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