19 Spelling Mistakes So Bad They’ll Make You Cringe

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I came in sixth in my fourth-grade spelling bee because I switch the “e” and the “i” in “ancient.”

It’s safe to say that I love spelling and that I have known exactly how to spell “ancient” ever since that fateful day.

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Spelling is important, and when it goes wrong, it sends a tingle up my spine.

If you’re like me, this list of egregious spelling mistakes is going to do something to you. And I apologize for that.

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Porch of geese

  via Reddit  

Porch of geese. Sure, Portuguese can be hard to spell, but I think I speak for everyone when I say, “Oh my god.”

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First hand job experience

  via Twitter  

Spaces are important. Spelling is important. One is a newsworthy event. Another is just firsthand job experience (KIDDING!).

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Parma jawn

  via Reddit  

Parma Jawn sounds like a no-nonsense Italian detective who doesn’t have time for your BS. She’s on the case, and yeah, she’s a little bit cheesy.

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Two easy

  via Reddit  

If those kids grow up to be adults in charge of chyrons on the news, then school is definitely too easy for them. The next one is so gross.

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His colon

  via Reddit  

There are so many of these tweets. It’s insane. For the record, she means cologne. But she wrote colon.

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Admiration from your pears

  via Reddit  

Honestly, thank goodness because I really feel like my pears have been giving me the stink eye recently. My peers respect the heck out of me, but I can’t even go near my fruit basket.

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Selfestor Stallone

  via Reddit  

Aw, honey. That’s not his name. That’s not even name.

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All of garden

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You know, all of garden, where they have a whole garden full of pasta. All the different pastas. Growing in their garden.

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Prostituted

  via Reddit  

This is a steep punishment for shoplifters. I’d understand if they were prosecuted, but prostituted is pretty harsh. The next one is a classic.

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Youth in Asia

  via Reddit  

The thing is, both the youth in Asia and euthanasia could be topics in a health class or something. It’s almost understandable how someone could misunderstand this assignment.

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Synonym rolls

  via Twitter  

I’ll tell you what “synonym” is not a synonym for, and that’s cinnamon. They look pretty yummy, though.

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Vanilla envelopes

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They’re…not called that. Manila. Manila envelopes.

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Pubic restroom

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See, they were told that their sign was misspelled, but then they went ahead and “corrected” the wrong word!

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Amphibious

  via Twitter  

I think they were going for “ambidextrous.” But if there really was an amphibious pitcher, that would also definitely make the paper. The next one might make your eyes get really wide in disbelief.

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S.A.

  via Reddit  

This is his friend from college. How do you make it all the way to college without knowing that “essay” is a word? That is concerning.

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Buy linguini

  via Twitter  

Maybe this one is a joke. “Buy linguini” doesn’t even sound anything like “bilingual.” I think this person is pulling our leg, and I do not appreciate it.

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Scuba diva

  via Reddit  

Hold the phone. This is a different show now. I need to know everything there is to know about Rich Howard: Scuba Diva.

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Dognuts

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I’ll tell you what I do want to eat, and that’s donuts or doughnuts, as they’re sometimes spelled. What I do not ever want to eat is dog nuts. No thank you.

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Hal and peenyo

  via Reddit  

This has to be fake, doesn’t it? Hal and peenyo. Come on. Share this with someone who will understand the pain you’re in after reading this list!

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