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Words you often Misspell

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Just occurred to me that it's probably not off-topic but anyway.
Ignoring fat fingers and other typos I always struggle with spelling HYGIENE and DIARRHOEA and ASTHMA
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Marc Meakin wrote: Thu Apr 18, 2024 11:30 am Just occurred to me that it's probably not off-topic but anyway.
Ignoring fat fingers and other typos I always struggle with spelling HYGIENE and DIARRHOEA and ASTHMA
I'd suggest washing more often and seeing a doctor.
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There's an H in pirana somewhere but God knows where.
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Mark Deeks wrote: Thu Apr 18, 2024 12:38 pm There's an H in pirana somewhere but God knows where.
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As a child, I could never correctly recall the spelling of ‘necessary’ until a teacher said, ‘one (c)ollar, two (s)leeves.’
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I remember trying to play FUCHSIA at a game of scrabble and had my attempt challenged off twice
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Marc Meakin wrote: Thu Apr 18, 2024 5:34 pm I remember trying to play FUCHSIA at a game of scrabble and had my attempt challenged off twice
If it helps, FUCHSIA is named after someone called Fuchs. And Klaus Fuchs was a Russian spy. That's how I remember that one.
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David Williams wrote: Thu Apr 18, 2024 7:28 pm
Marc Meakin wrote: Thu Apr 18, 2024 5:34 pm I remember trying to play FUCHSIA at a game of scrabble and had my attempt challenged off twice
If it helps, FUCHSIA is named after someone called Fuchs. And Klaus Fuchs was a Russian spy. That's how I remember that one.
Yeah but annoyingly it's not pronounced Fook shia
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