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Words that you never get right?? Apparently for me it's Chic.

I swear, when I see it, my first thought is (pronunciation) [sheek], but my sister and BFF say that it's both [sheek] and [chick - as in slang for girl]

Normally I don't have issue with words, they are my friends, LOL....but this one is driving me nuts because I think I'm right.

Is there a word or spelling of one that causes you to pause every time you read or write it?

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ShelbyShareAlot

Asked by ShelbyShareAlot at 4:14 PM on Jan. 18, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (7)
  • chihuahua
    idaspida

    Answer by idaspida at 4:15 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • i always hesitate when i write out niece. i never know if its neice or niece.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 4:20 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • enough,through,and though
    They always look wrong somehow
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:25 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Yes, when I read abbreviations for words and don't understand what they stand for. I am at lose at times.
    Caring1

    Answer by Caring1 at 4:43 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Chic is always pronounced "sheek." Never "chick."
    booksandhooks

    Answer by booksandhooks at 4:45 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • i thought that too PP
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 5:11 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Spelling "thorough" usually stumps me.
    kim0167

    Answer by kim0167 at 10:29 PM on Dec. 17, 2011

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