'Quarantine' or 'corn teen': These are the most Googled misspelled words by state

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The breakdown of misspelled words used data from Google Trends to track "how to spell" searches in each state.
The breakdown of misspelled words used data from Google Trends to track "how to spell" searches in each state.

You will not beleive wich words Americans struggle to spell the most amid the caronavirus pandemic.

"Quarantine" was the most commonly misspelled word, often spelled as "corn teen," according to AT&T.

The telecommunications giant reviewed the top-searched words users in each state look up when searching "how to spell." AT&T used Google Trends data from March 24, 2020, to March 24, 2021.

Their findings show "how to spell quarantine" was the most popular in 12 states: Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Seven states struggled with spelling "favorite": Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio and Virginia.

Other top words that appeared in "how to spell" searches: "coronavirus," "which" and "every."

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Google it: 'Quarantine' or 'corn teen?' Most misspelled words by state

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