Wednesday, 29th January 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

ODO has a useful page of Common Misspellings, ‘the top misspellings according to the Oxford English Corpus’. Unfortunately, some of them are so common that they can be found in the OED itself. At this present writing they include the following, which may just need to be marked [sic]: curiousity, immediatly, politican, posession, prefered, recieve, religous. And these, which I think need correcting: agression, begining, cemetary, forseeable, pharoah, tommorrow.

The next OED update is due in March.