The Scripps National Spelling Bee has come to a close, and this year has once again reminded us how brilliant these kids are, able to spell words like sesquipedalian and plenipotentiary with zero hesitation. Unfortunately, it turns out that many others across the country might not have such a knack for spelling.
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Google Trends released an infographic that highlights the top spelling searches in each state, specifically looking at searches that began with "How do you spell...," and the results are amusing.
The most misspelled words in America? See how your state compares pic.twitter.com/weon9d0fs4
— GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) June 2, 2022
Ohio's top search word was "choir," Kentucky's was "again" and Indiana's was "awesome." West Virginia's top search word was "West Virginia." What's going on here, people?
Check out some reactions from Twitter below. If you're one of the individuals misspelling these words, Office Depot sells Merriam Webster dictionaries for less than $2.
Utah just showing off because that’s the one word on this list I wouldn’t spell right without looking it up.
— Smile E. Face (@realsmilyus) June 2, 2022
Wisconsin "how to spell" searches must peak around the Big 10 Championship game every year
— John Heizelman (@jrheizelman) June 2, 2022
I find it funny that a high percent of Texans can not spell the word normal. Explains sooooooooo much 😂
— Leah Flett (@LeahWynecoop) June 2, 2022
— Brandon Douglas (@b_a_d1727) June 3, 2022
Uh....someone needs to check on West Virginia. https://t.co/Jahy3KUYLD
— Daniel McFadin (@danielmcfadin) June 2, 2022
This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Ohio's top misspelled word is 'choir,' Google Trends says