12.07.2011

His eyes shown in the night.

[This is from a real, published book.  The same error happened twice.]

8.25.2011

From a local news station's Facebook page:

"Hey parents, does your child’s teacher have a professional Facebook page set up just to communication with parents and students about assignments, homework, etc?"

7.21.2011

6.30.2011

Wefted.  [The intended word was 'wafted,' as in, 'the smell of fresh-baked cookies wafted into the living room.']

6.23.2011

Back to the drawling board!  [I seriously hope this person was kidding.]

4.20.2011

4.17.2011

Prayers are defiantly welcome!  [This is a part of a Facebook status.]

3.22.2011

Dinemics.
Sence.

Frère Jacques

This one is obviously not English.  But many English-speaking children are taught the French song as well as or instead of its English version, so I think these misspellings are worth sharing.

Frere Jacque.

Frere Jeka.

Frayrashaka.

Frere Jaques.

Fraire Jaques.

Frejaqua.

Fere Jaques.

Farajocka.

Fara Shaka.

Fara Jaquse.

Frer Rejoca.

Fara-jaka.

2.26.2011

2.24.2011

holicost surviver.  [Not capitalized here because it wasn't in its original context.]
Absoulutly.
Wala.  Whala.  Or waalaa.  [It's not technically English, but we use it all the time.  The correct spelling is "voila."]

2.15.2011

Adheared.
Suppose to...
Famouse.
Overature.

Various misspellings of famous names

[actual spelling - incorrect spelling(s)]

Tchaikovsky - Tchiacovsky, Tchivosky (There are alternate ways to spell this name, as it is difficult to translate Russian names from the Cyrillic alphabet, but these spellings are not included in the list of alternatives.)

Goliath - Goliathe, Golieth

Schubert - Shubert

Schumann - Shumann

Mendelssohn - Mehndolson, Mendholson, Mendelson (This one is really hard to get right, but musicians should be able to do it.)

Gretel - Grettle

Liszt - List

Wagner - Wanger