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These Are Each State's Most Commonly Misspelled Word On Google

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Tom Hale

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clockMay 27 2016, 17:33 UTC
9 These Are Each State's Most Commonly Misspelled Word On Google
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In celebration of the Scripps US National Spelling Bee, the data-crunchers over at Google Trends have developed this map of the United States, which shows which word followed the sentence “how to spell... “ in their searches for each state. They also went to the effort of color coding the map by how many other states were baffled by the spelling. 

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Among the regular trouble makers were "pneumonia," "cancelled," "desert", and "gray." But best of all, take a look at Massachusetts, whose most queried word was for the spelling of their own state.

Expand the Google Trends tweet below to enjoy the map in all its glory.

 


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