I found many words here that have stumped me over the years. Excellent list!
It took Y2K for me to finally have to learn out to spell millennium, and I’ve kept a list of other words that have bedeviled me over the years – plus a few memory joggers on how to spell them correctly. I’ve added some from other list. If you have other favorite (or hated) words that have worn our your spell checker, email them to me and I may include them on my list:
Accessible –ible, not able
Accommodate – two C’s, Two M’s
Allege – there’s no ledge there.
Amend – Just one M
Apparent – Not “apparant” with an A
Argument – No sense fighting over an E
Barbecue – no Q, no hyphens. Don’t spell it like the roadside vendors do.
Bookkeeper – the Keeper of BooKs has two K’s
Calendar – think A-E-A – a vowel sandwich
Camouflage – “Camo” and “flage” hides U…
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