Today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers a list of five commonly-misspelled words that begin with the letter "P." Four are spelled correctly; one is not.
Just ONE of the five words in the following list is misspelled. Identify the culprit:
PAMPHLET PERSISTENT PLAYWRIGHT PRESCENCE PRONOUNCE
Here is the ANSWER.
The misspelled word is PRESCENCE.
For the correct spelling, remove the first "c" to make PRESENCE or add an "i" to make PRESCIENCE.
Thanks for playing! Tomorrow: Think Thursday.