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This is a list of common spelling mistakes found on StrategyWiki, and their appropriate corrections. If you have any free time, feel free to perform a search for any of these spelling mistakes and correct any occurrences you find, spell-checking the rest of each page you correct as well.

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#[edit]

  • - → – or — (see next two) (last done on April 17, 09)
  • -- → – (en-dash; –) (last done on July 29, 08)
  • --- → — (em-dash; —) (last done on July 29, 08)
  • coming soon{{stub}} or {{sect-stub}} (last done on January 14, 08)
  • todo{{stub}} or {{sect-stub}} (last done on N/A)
  • ... → … (horizontal ellipsis; …) (last done on July 29, 08)
  • .... → … (horizontal ellipsis; …) (last done on July 29, 08)

A[edit]

  • acheive → achieve (last done on November 14, 12)
  • activly → actively (last done on November 14, 12)
  • adjactant → adjacent (last done on November 14, 12)
  • agains → against (last done on November 14, 12)
  • aginst → against (last done on November 14, 12)
  • agressive → aggressive (last done on November 14, 12)
  • aint → are not (last done on November 14, 12) (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}})
  • ain't → are not (last done on May 23, 09) (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}})
  • aircrafts → aircraft (last done on November 14, 12)
  • airbourne → airborne (last done on May 23, 09)
  • alright → all right (last done on May 23, 09) (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}})
  • alot → a lot (last done on November 14, 12)
  • altho → although (last done on November 14, 12)
  • amulance → ambulance (last done on November 14, 12)
  • anohter → another (last done on November 14, 12)
  • anyways → anyway (note: "anyways" is a variant) (last done on November 14, 12) (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}})
  • appart → apart (last done on November 14, 12)
  • approch → approach (last done on November 14, 12)
  • approack → approach (last done on November 14, 12)
  • aquiring → acquiring (last done on November 14, 12)
  • armys → armies (last done on November 14, 12)
  • asap → as soon as possible
  • a.s.a.p. → as soon as possible (last done on November 14, 12)
  • assualt → assault (last done on November 14, 12)
  • aswell → as well or a swell (last done on November 14, 12)
  • aswel → as well or a swell (last done on November 14, 12)
  • automaticaly → automatically (last done on November 14, 12)
  • atain → attain (last done on November 14, 12)
  • automaticly → automatically (last done on November 14, 12)
  • availible → available (last done on November 14, 12)

B[edit]

  • backdoor → back door (note that backdoor is an actual word) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • baddy → baddie (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}}) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • baddys → baddies (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}}) (last done on November 14, 12)
  • balista → ballista (last done on November 14, 12)
  • ballistas → ballistae (last done on November 14, 12)
  • battleling → battling (last done on June 8, 13)
  • becomming → becoming (last done on November 14, 12)
  • becuase → because (last done on November 14, 12)
  • bizzare → bizarre (last done on November 14, 12)
  • bomb-omb → Bob-omb (last done on May 23, 09)
  • bob-bomb → Bob-omb (last done on May 23, 09)
  • breif → brief (last done on November 14, 12)
  • burried → buried (last done on November 14, 12)
  • bungie → bungee or Bungie Studios if it is that specific company name. (last done on May 23, 09)

C[edit]

  • cancelling → canceling (British/English difference)
  • cafe → café ("cafe" is the US spelling)
  • caft → craft (last done on November 14, 12)
  • canceled → cancelled (British/American difference)
  • cant → can't (note: "cant" is a real word with a different meaning) (last done on November 14, 12)
  • catagories → categories (last done on November 14, 12)
  • catagory → category (last done on November 14, 12)
  • causeing → causing (last done on November 14, 12)
  • channeling → channelling (last done on N/A)
  • charachter → character (last done on November 14, 12)
  • charicter → character (last done on November 14, 12)
  • cemetary → cemetery (last done on November 14, 12)
  • chocabo → chocobo (last done on November 14, 12)
  • chosing → choosing (last done on November 14, 12)
  • collecion → collection (last done on November 14, 12)
  • colums → columns (last done on November 14, 12)
  • competant → competent (last done on November 14, 12)
  • comquer → conquer (last done on November 14, 12)
  • controlls → controls (last done on November 14, 12)
  • corridoir → corridor (last done on November 14, 12)
  • crapload → lots (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}}) (last done on November 14, 12)
  • cricle → circle (last done on November 14, 12)
  • crystl → crystal (last done on November 14, 12)
  • crystle → crystal (last done on November 14, 12)
  • crytal → crystal (last done on November 14, 12)
  • curcuit → Circuit (last done on November 14, 12)

D[edit]

  • dammage → damage (last done on July 12, 11)
  • ° → ° (HTML character code should be replaced with ASCII character; note that the full string of ° cannot be searched for because '&' has its own use within URL syntax) (last done on September 2, 2014)
  • defalt → default (last done on July 12, 11)
  • diety → deity (last done on July 12, 11)
  • delt → dealt (last done on July 12, 11)
  • definately → definitely (last done on July 12, 11)
  • discernable → discernible (regional spelling variant)
  • dispite → despite (last done on July 12, 11)
  • destory → destroy (last done on July 12, 11)
  • destoryed → destroyed (last done on July 12, 11)
  • devasted → devastated (last done on July 12, 11)
  • devestating → devastating (last done on July 12, 11)
  • devistating → devastating (last done on July 12, 11)
  • dieing → dying (last done on July 12, 11)
  • disapeared → disappeared (last done on July 12, 11)
  • disired → desired (last done on July 12, 11)
  • dispair → despair (last done on July 12, 11)
  • dissappears → disappears (last done on July 12, ll)
  • doesnt → doesn't (last done on May 20, 09)
  • dogde → dodge (last done on May 20, 09)
  • dont → don't (last done on May 20, 09)

E[edit]

  • ecstacy → ecstasy (last done on May 20, 09)
  • ect → etc.
  • eigth → eight or eighth (last done on October 16, 08)
  • enemey → enemy (last done on May 20, 09)
  • enemys → enemies or enemy's (last done on May 20, 09)
  • entrace → entrance (last done on May 20, 09)
  • enviroment → environment (last done on May 20, 09)
  • equiptment → equipment (last done on May 20, 09)
  • equivelant → equivalent (last done on May 20, 09)
  • equivilant → equivalent (last done on May 20, 09)
  • escourt → escort (last done on May 20, 09)
  • esspecially → especially (last done on May 20, 09)
  • everytime → every time (last done on May 20, 09)
  • execept → except (last done on May 20, 09)
  • existance → existence (last done on May 20, 09)
  • exsept → except (last done on May 20, 09)
  • exspensive → expensive (last done on May 20, 09)
  • extremly → extremely (last done on May 20, 09)

F[edit]

  • flash bang→ flashbang (last done on Never)
  • flys → flies or fly's or flys' (last done on May 20, 09)
  • foward → forward (last done on May 20, 09)
  • foreward → forward (last done on May 20, 09)
  • fouth → fourth (last done on May 20, 09)
  • freind → friend (last done on May 20, 09)
  • fulfil → fulfill both are right
  • futher → further (last done on May 20, 09)

G[edit]

  • gardner → gardener (last done on May 20, 09)
  • Gattling → Gatling (last done on N/A) 'Note: In Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero Hour this is right'
  • gameboy → Game Boy (last done on May 20, 09)
  • gaurd → guard (last done on May 20, 09)
  • gonna → going to (last done on May 23, 09)
  • gray → grey (regional spelling variant)
  • guage → gauge (last done on May 20, 09)
  • guerilla → guerrilla (note: alternate spelling) (last done on May 20, 09) Note: According to Xbox.com, the Halo3 achievement is spelt Guerilla
  • Gyrados → Gyarados (last done on June 7, 08)

H[edit]

  • happend → happened (last done on May 23, 09)
  • havent → haven't (last done on May 23, 09)
  • hidding → hiding (last done on May 23, 09)
  • hierachy → hierarchy (last done on N/A)
  • hitpoint → hit point (last done on May 23, 09)
  • hitpoints → hit points (last done on May 23, 09)
  • horizaontally → horizontally (last done on May 23, 09)
  • hovercrafts → hovercraft (last done on May 23, 09)

I[edit]

  • immediatley → immediately (last done on May 23, 09)
  • ina → in a (last done on May 23, 09)
  • inadvertantly → inadvertently (last done on May 23, 09)
  • inbetween → in-between, in between or between (last done on May 23, 09)
  • indefinately → indefinitely (last done on May 23, 09)
  • independantly → independently (last done on May 23, 09)
  • indispensible → indispensable (last done on May 23, 09)
  • infanty → infantry (last done on May 23, 09)
  • infront → in front (last done on May 23, 09)
  • ingame → in-game (last done on May 23, 09)
  • inital → initial (last done on May 23, 09)
  • insted → instead (last done on May 23, 09)
  • instil → instill (note: regional difference) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • intial → initial (last done on May 23, 09)
  • invisble → invisible (last done on May 23, 09)
  • invisiblity → invisibility (last done on May 23, 09)
  • irreplacable → irreplaceable (last done on May 23, 09)
  • isnt → isn't (last done on May 23, 09)

J[edit]

  • junp → jump (last done on May 23, 09)

K[edit]

  • kat → cat (note: this is a common female name) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • knowledgable → knowledgeable (last done on May 23, 09)

L[edit]

  • labled → labeled (last done on May 23, 09)
  • layed → laid (note: also found in "played") (last done on May 23, 09)
  • lazer → laser (last done on May 23, 09)
  • levelled → leveled (note: alternate spelling) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • loosing → losing (note: correct in rare instances) (last done on May 23, 09)

M[edit]

  • manoeuverability → manoeuvrability (last done on N/A)
  • maximise → maximize (note: alternative spelling) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • megaman → Mega Man (last done on May 23, 09)
  • mecenary → mercenary (last done on May 23, 09)
  • mercinary → mercenary (last done on May 23, 09)
  • messageing → messaging (last done on May 23, 09)
  • millenial → millennial (last done on May 23, 09)
  • miscelaneous → miscellaneous (last done on May 23, 09)
  • miscellanious → miscellaneous (last done on May 23, 09)
  • mislabeled → mislabelled (last done on May 23, 09) (British/American difference)
  • missle → missile (last done on May 23, 09)
  • mispelling → misspelling (last done on May 23, 09)

N[edit]

  • neccesary → necessary (last done on May 23, 09)
  • neccessary → necessary (last done on May 23, 09)
  • nessesary → necessary (last done on August 27, 12)
  • negligable → negligible (last done on May 23, 09)
  • nogotiate → negotiate (last done on May 23, 09)
  • noticably → noticeably (last done on May 23, 09)
  • nto → not (last done on May 23, 09)
  • nunchuck → nunchucks → nunchuk (last done on May 23, 09) (Note: change to "nunchuk" for Wii games that use the nunchuk controller)

O[edit]

  • occasionaly → occasionally (last done on May 23, 09)
  • oppisit → opposite (last done on May 23, 09)
  • opponet → opponent (last done on May 23, 09)
  • opponennt → opponent (last done on May 23, 09)
  • oppenant → opponent (last done on May 23, 09)
  • oppurtunity → opportunity (last done on May 23, 09)
  • oppurtunities → opportunities (last done on May 23, 09)
  • opportunites → opportunities (last done on May 23, 09)
  • orginal → original (last done on May 23, 09)
  • originaly → originally (last done on May 23, 09)
  • outta → out of (last done on May 23, 09)
  • oviously → obviously (last done on May 23, 09)

P[edit]

  • parimeter → perimeter (last done on June 8, 13)
  • particuliar → particular (last done on May 23, 09)
  • pavillion → pavilion (accepted spelling variant)
  • payed → paid (last done on May 23, 09)
  • persistant → persistent (last done on May 23, 09)
  • poins → points (last done on May 23, 09)
  • pokemon → Pokémon (last done on May 23, 09)
  • Pokeball → Poké Ball (last done on May 23, 09)
  • Pokéball → Poké Ball (last done on May 23, 09)
  • Poké ball → Poké Ball (last done on May 23, 09)
  • Poke Ball → Poké Ball (last done on May 23, 09)
  • pokemart → Poké Mart (last done on May 23, 09)
  • ponts → points (last done on May 23, 09)
  • postions → positions (last done on May 23, 09)
  • powerfull → powerful (last done on May 23, 09)
  • preform → perform (last done on May 23, 09)
  • prespective → perspective → prospective (last done on May 23, 09)
  • prestigous → prestigious (last done on May 23, 09)
  • prity → pretty (last done on May 23, 09)
  • proccess → process (last done on May 23, 09)
  • protaganist → protagonist (last done on May 23, 09)
  • pertruding → protruding (last done on Aug 27, 12)
  • protuding → protruding (last done on May 23, 09)
  • purchaseable → purchasable (last done on N/A)

R[edit]

  • recieve → receive (last done on May 23, 09)
  • recieved → received (last done on May 23, 09)
  • recive → receive (last done on May 23, 09)
  • recruting → recruiting (last done on May 23, 09)
  • refered → referred (last done on May 23, 09)
  • refridgerator → refrigerator (last done on May 23, 09)
  • refueling → refuelling (last done on N/A)
  • relativley → relatively (last done on May 23, 09)
  • relervant → relevant (last done on May 23, 09)
  • remaing → remaining (last done on May 23, 09)
  • remodeled → remodelled (last done on May 23, 09) (British/American difference)
  • rendesvous → rendezvous (last done on May 23, 09)
  • ressource → resource (last done on N/A)
  • retuns → returns (last done on May 23, 09)
  • reveiw → review (last done on May 23, 09)

S[edit]

  • sacrifical → sacrificial (last done on May 23, 09)
  • Scandanavia → Scandinavia (last done on May 23, 09)
  • Sattelite → Satellite (last done on July 09, 13)
  • Screnshot → Screenshot (last done on N/A)
  • seige → siege (last done on May 23, 09)
  • seperate → separate (last done on May 23, 09)
  • seperated → separated (last done on May 23, 09)
  • seperately → separately (last done on May 23, 09)
  • sheild → shield (last done on May 23, 09)
  • shootin → shooting (last done on May 23, 09)
  • similat → similar (last done on May 23, 09)
  • similiarly → similarly (last done on May 23, 09)
  • simutaneously → simultaneously (last done on May 23, 09)
  • simultaneousy → simultaneously (last done on May 23, 09)
  • sizable → sizeable (last done on May 23, 09) (Regional variances)
  • slaped → slapped (last done on May 23, 09)
  • slighty → slightly (last done on May 23, 09)
  • soley → solely (last done on May 23, 09)
  • souvenier → souvenir (last done on May 23, 09)
  • sorceror → sorcerer (last done on N/A)
  • spys → spies or spy's (last done on May 23, 09)
  • strat → start (last done on May 23, 09) (It could also be a shortening of strategy)
  • stratergy → strategy (last done on May 23, 09)
  • stregth → strength (last done on May 23, 09)
  • stright → straight (last done on May 23, 09)
  • succesful → successful (last done on N/A)
  • succesfully → successfully (last done on May 23, 09)
  • suprise → surprise (last done on May 23, 09)
  • survivabilty → survivability (last done on May 23, 09)

T[edit]

  • targetted → targeted (note: alternative spelling) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • teh → the (last done on May 23, 09)
  • tehn → then (last done on May 23, 09)
  • temperment → temperament (last done on May 23, 09)
  • tendancy → tendency (last done on May 23, 09)
  • theese → these (last done on May 23, 09)
  • theif → thief (last done on May 23, 09)
  • theives → thieves (last done on May 23, 09)
  • ther → there, their or they're (last done on May 23, 09)
  • theres → there's (last done on May 23, 09)
  • thier → their (last done on May 23, 09)
  • thingy → thing (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}}) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • thn → then (last done on May 23, 09)
  • thoughought → throughout (last done on May 23, 09)
  • throughought → throughout (last done on May 23, 09)
  • throughoutly → thoroughly (last done on N/A)
  • throught → throughout or through or thought (last done on May 23, 09)
  • tunnes → tunnels (last done on May 23, 09)
  • till → until (informal; page may need tagging as {{drivel}}. note: this is also a real word) (last done on May 23, 09)
  • torpedos → torpedoes (last done on May 20, 2009)
  • torwards → towards (last done on May 23, 09)

U[edit]

  • unaccessable → unaccessible (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • unfortunatly → unfortunately (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • uneccessary → unnecessary (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • untill → until (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • usefull → useful (last done on May 23, 09)
  • useable → usable (note: alternate spelling) (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • ususally → usually (last done on Jan 8, 16)

V[edit]

  • vegitable → vegetable (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • villan → villain (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • villian → villain (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • vunerable → vulnerable (last done on Jan 8, 16)

W[edit]

  • walkthough → walkthrough (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • wanna → want to (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • wasnt → wasn't (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • weilded → wielded (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • weilding → wielding (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • westish → westward (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • wich → witch or which (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • wil → will (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • withing → within (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • whats → what's (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • wittness → witness (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • wnat → want (last done on Jan 8, 16)
  • wouldnt → wouldn’t (last done on Jan 8, 16)

Y[edit]

  • youll → you'll (last done on Jan 8, 16)