Posted: 6/18/2021 / 12:30 PM EDT
Updated: 6/18/2021 / 12:30 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – What words do North Carolina and South Carolina have the most to spell? A new report from Google gives us the answer.
From March 24, 2020 to March 24, 2021, AT&T experts used Google Trends to check the most frequently searched words for spelling by state.
And the results are there.
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As you might expect, “quarantine” is the most commonly misspelled word in 12 states. AT&T found that a lot of people tried to spell it as “corn teen”.
“No, ‘Corn Teen’ is not a new nickname for a teenager who is really into yellow vegetables,” the experts said.
Seven states with misspelled favorite, second most misspelled word. The most common typo was “Favorite”.
“Coronavirus took third place on the list that was most often misspelled as” caronavirus “.
But “which” words were misspelled most often in the Carolinas?
In North Carolina, the most commonly misspelled word was “exercise,” and many people chose it as “exercise.”
In South Carolina, “what” was supposedly the most difficult to spell correctly, as many people misused “wich” or “witch”.
(Source: AT&T experts)