They are some of the most common mistakes in writing: typos. It doesn’t matter how many years you’ve been at the keyboard; it’s inevitable that your ring finger will slip to the next key over, you’ll pop in an extra space, or you’ll spell out an incorrect word that’s phonetically similar to the correct version. Most spell-checkers and grammar-checkers simply won’t find all typos. It takes an experienced editor with a well-trained eye to find every mistake, but this list of common writing mistakes and frequently misspelled words can help you find regular errors that most people make. Quickly scanning for these common errors can help eliminate the majority of typos made, and word-for-word editing will help you find the rest.
We’ve compiled this most common typos list to help our experienced writers find and eliminate errors in their copy. Give it a read and improve your writing!