Mental Floss

The Word Each State Misspells the Most

Alvin Ward

In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Vocativ and Google Trends teamed up to find the word each state struggles with the most. Poor Arkansas.

The data for most Googled misspellings is from the last 12 months, and it's possible Fifty Shades of Grey skewed some states' results. Once you've mastered relax and niece, get to work memorizing the spellings of these words that knocked out Scripps National Spelling Bee finalists