Are any of these on YOUR list??
Here are 11 words that many adult screws up, presented for you in standard spelling bee form.
The word is: Occasion
Can you use it in a sentence? Finally, an occasion to address all these words we always stumble on.
Is it o-c-c-a-s-s-i-o-n? // ::buzzer::
The word is: Fiery
Can you use it in a sentence? Tim Duncan is the opposite of fiery.
Is it f-i-r-e-y? // ::ding::
The word is: Embarrassed
Can you use it in a sentence? I was so embarrassed I spelled embarrass wrong, even though it had a red, squiggly line underneath when I typed it in Word.
Is it e-m-b-a-r-a-s-s? // ::horn::
The word is: Restaurant
Can you use it in a sentence? Apparently Mark Zuckerberg didn't tip very well at that restaurant on his Italian honeymoon.
Is it r-e-s-t-a-r-a-u-n-t? // ::gong::
The word is: Vacuum
Can you use it in a sentence? The next time ESPN airs an offbeat competition will be July 4, when human vacuum Joey Chestnut eats 55 hot dogs.
Is it v-a-c-c-u-m? // ::whoopee cushion sound::
The word is: Loose
Can you use it in a sentence? The owner of a gay bar says bachelorette parties are no longer welcome to cut loose there.
Is it l-o-s-e? // ::squish::
The word is: Daiquiri
Can you use it in a sentence? When at the beach this summer, a real man will order a strawberry daiquiri.
Is it d-a-q-u-i-r-i? // ::airhorn::
The word is: Independent
Can you use it in a sentence? There are lots of independent thoughts out there about how to spell this word and pretty much every one them is wrong.
Is it i-n-d-e-p-e-d-a-n-t? // ::wah-wah-waaahh::
The word is: Recommend
Can you use it in a sentence? I'd recommend this article to whoever made that Romney app.
Is it r-e-c-c-o-m-e-n-d? // ::The Price Is Right loser noise::
The word is: Separate
Can you use it in a sentence? The spelling bee should have a separate contest for the most over-the-top reactions.
Is it s-e-p-e-r-a-t-e? // ::Pac-Man dying sound::
The word is: Misspell
Can you use it in a sentence? Misspell has got to be the very worst word to misspell.
Is it m-i-s-p-e-l-l? // No.