Funny spelling bloopers

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 15, 2010

[Following are some very funny spelling bloopers caught in US local newspapers, publications and various emails – as reported in Clean Laffs. See if
you can catch the goofs.]

1. “…an autopsy to determine if the elderly man lost
courteousness for medical reasons.” (Trenton, N.J.)

2. “[An NBA coach] will take charge of a young team still in
the throws of a roster overhaul.” (Vernon, Conn.)

3. “‘It’s pretty exciting,’ according to his material grand-
mother.” (Potsdam, N.Y.)

4. “The MCCC fight team won 21 out of 32 awards and brought
home nine metals.” Including the gold? (Trenton, N.J.)

5. “McNabb…exasperated the injury attempting to chase down
Dallas Cowboys safety Roy Williams.” (Trenton, N.J.)

6. “Boxer Pups AKC, 1M, 1F, Bread for Health and
Temperament.” (e-mail)

7. “[Paris Hilton] was probably going through cocaine
withdrawls.” Is she from the South? (Sunnyvale, Calif.)

8. “Our lunch menu [includes] a variety of hot entrees and
tempting deserts.” Presumably also hot. (Upper Saint Clair,

9. “Vincent was a brawny Swiss ex-patriot.” (San Jose,

10. “…those who acquaint shopping with charity.”
(Simsbury, Conn.)


Corrections: 1. consciousness 2. throes 3. maternal 4. medals
5. exacerbated 6. bred 7. withdrawals 8. desserts 9. expatriate
10. equate

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