Top Ten Most Misspelled Words

Here’s a list of the top ten most often misspelled words. Pay attention though, because these are words that spellcheck can miss based on the context in which we use the word, or because a few of the words are homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings) and we use them incorrectly in the sentence.

  1. Their
  2. Too
  3. There
  4. They
  5. Then
  6. Until
  7. Our
  8. Ask
  9. Off
  10. Through

Here’s a one-page PDF of this list in case you want to tape it up in front of your desk, computer, etc. area. Click To Download ===> Top 10 Misspelled Words

Can you share some words that you commonly misspell? I’ll go first. I always misspell SEPERATE. In the US anyway, we only acknowledge this spelling: SEPARATE.

Resource I like: English Grammar For Dummies

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  1. Duane says

    I really don’t think this is a list of misspelled words as much as it is a list of incorrectly used words. A misspelled word would be more like “separate” which is commonly misspelled “seperate”. Surely everyone can spell to and too, they just apply the wrong word quite often.

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