You Won’t Believe the 10 Words Michigan Residents Can’t Spell
Is spelling a lost skill due to spellcheck? The answer is no. Good spelling is definitely a great skill to posses. It might seem like a thing of the past, but knowing how to spell can really help one’s writing and reading skills. But, of course, some words are just darn difficult to spell. So, here are 10 words that Michigan residents can’t spell. Check to see if you have trouble spelling any of them.
National Dictionary Day is coming up on Oct. 16, and the crew at Betway has done some research on which words people in each state struggle to spell the most. They looked up search data when people also searched for “how to spell.” So, what are the 10 words that Michigan residents struggle to spell the most? These might be surprising. The words are as follows:
Honestly, some of those can be challenging words. There are a few that have me scratching my head, like, how do people not know how to spell that? But, a few of those words are hazy. I do think that we’re smarty pants in this state, so I’m glad no really easy words were in here. For example, I was bracing myself for people not being able to spell “boat” or “dog” or something silly like that.
National Dictionary Day commemorates the birthday of Noah Webster. According to Nationaldaycalendar.com, “In 1806, American Noah Webster published his first dictionary, A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language. Webster immediately began compiling an expanded and fully comprehensive dictionary, An American Dictionary of the English Language in 1807; it took twenty-seven years to complete.” Moreover, they add that to evaluate the etymology of words, Webster learned a whopping 26 languages. Those included Old English (Anglo-Saxon), German, Greek, Latin, Italian, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Arabic and Sanskrit.”