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First Misspelling Ever Seen In Google's Spell Checker

m1t0s1s [PersonRank 1]

Saturday, February 16, 2008
11 years ago2,147 views

I was trying to spell disseminating, so I searched for diseminatin when dissemination was suggested instead of disseminating. I thought it was notable, as it's never made a mistake.
I wonder if it learns based upon what people type, for example, if you in the future typed diseminatin would disseminating show up. Maybe google could have a list of "Did you mean ...,...,..."

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I seem to remember posting something similar to this a while ago now. I think the suggestion was a more common – albeit incorrect – spelling of the word I was searching for. I can't remember what it was now.

I've also seen it suggest something that didn't have any results... and it got into a vicious circle of alternately suggesting two spellings that returned zero results.

m1t0s1s [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Okay, okay, it's not a misspelling.

m1t0s1s [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

What I meant was it's very close to both words.

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