UNDATED -- With the 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee taking place on June 4, Yahoo! has released some of the recent misspelled terms and names consumers are searching for on the Web.
The most misspelled word of 2010, so far? Eyjafjallajokull (Iceland Volcano)
What's in a name? That wasn't the only news event that has been a spelling struggle. People go back to the phonics standby to sound out the words they hear, and often mishear.
Sometimes, it's not just a misspelling, but a missed spelling.
Check out some recent confusions:
A few other interesting "spelling" related searches on Yahoo!:
Searches on Yahoo! for "dictionary with audio" are up 596 percent in the past 30 days.
The top searched dictionaries: Arabic dictionary, world dictionary, medical dictionary, Farsi dictionary, Latin-English dictionary, Korean-English dictionary,
Who searches the most for "spelling check" on Yahoo!: Females, they make up 73 percent of searches for "spelling check" in the past 30 days
Some of the top spelling questions on Yahoo! in the past 30 days