The 25 Most Commonly Misspelled Words is a list that has circulated among American businesses for decades. Two words have variant spellings for companies using British English spelling. Those two words have been repeated in the list of 25 words (making 27 items) asking for the British spelling.
Business writers can avoid the problem of having supervisors, colleagues, and editors mark words as being misspelled by using the spellings preferred in their countries.
Two words, at least, also have variants that appear with the words in a dictionary. However, business writers have clear preferences for one of the spellings.
Select the correct or preferred spelling in each of the following questions to test your spelling of the most commonly misspelled words. Begin now, HERE.