[ExI] most common error: was RE: thought controled Third arm, (was EPOC EEG headset)

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 19:58:36 UTC 2010

On 1/25/10, spike wrote:
> A comment here caused me to ask a completely unrelated question: in the age
>  of software spell checkers and grammar checkers, what is the most common
>  spelling error?
>  It would need to be an error that spelled a different word, and the new word
>  would need to make a grammatically correct sentence.  Consider the example:
>  >...So it could be a big trade off depending what you loose.
>  I think this might be the most common modern spelling error, since the word
>  loose, ordinarily an adjective, can also be a verb.  So the above sentence
>  would be grammatically correct.
>  So what is the most common modern spelling error?

Surely it must be affect / effect?   At least on the Exi list.  ;)


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