Google reveals top misspelled word in each state

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(MEDIA GENERAL) – To coincide with the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals, Google released the top misspelled word in each state.

By using search queries that began with the “how to spell,” Google determined which words people in each state have the most trouble spelling.

Desert, maintenance, vacuum, cancelled, gray and pneumonia were among the most commonly misspelled words.

People in Arizona and New Hampshire struggled with the word “diarrhea,” while people in Massachusetts often looked up how to spell “Massachusetts.” Nevadans were unsure of the word “cousin.”The full list is as follows:

Alabama – Tongue

Alaska – Hawaii

Arizona – Diarrhea

Arkansas – Leprechaun

California – Desert

Colorado – Beautiful

Connecticut – Desert

Delaware – Neighbor

Florida – Tomorrow

Georgia – Appreciate

Hawaii – Boutineer

Idaho – Desert

Illinois – Appreciate

Indiana – Desert

Iowa – Maintenance

Kansas – Schedule

Kentucky – Maintenance

Louisiana – Definitely

Maine – Vacuum

Maryland – Cancelled

Massachusetts – Massachusetts

Michigan – Gray

Minnesota – Broccoli

Mississippi – Sergeant

Missouri – Pneumonia

Montana – Vacuum

Nebraska – Guarantee

Nevada – Cousin

New Hampshire – Diarrhea

New Jersey – February

New Mexico – Neighbor

New York – Beautiful

North Carolina – Pneumonia

North Dakota – Attitude

Ohio – Banana

Oklahoma – Gray

Oregon – Definitely

Pennsylvania – Cancelled

Rhode Island – Cancelled

South Carolina – Convenience

South Dakota – Gray

Tennessee – Courtesy

Texas – Niece

Utah – Leprechaun

Vermont – Possible

Virginia – Cancelled

Washington – Pneumonia

West Virginia – Giraffe

Wisconsin – Vacuum

Wyoming – Ornery

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