Spelling tricks for tricky words, ed. 2


[uk-kuruh ns, uh-kuhr-]


  1. something that happens; event; incident

Definition from Dictionary.com

Misspelled as: occurrance, occurence/ance, ocurrence/ance

Trick: I see see (cc)  you (u) are are (rr) entering a spelling bee


[pas-tahym, pahs-]


  1. something that serves to make time pass agreeably; a pleasant means of amusement, recreation, or sport

Definition from Dictionary.com

Misspelled as: passtime

Trick: passing over the second s is a good pastime for spelling this word




  1. to present as worthy of confidence, acceptance, use, etc.

Definition from Dictionary.com

Misspelled as: reccommend, reccomend, recomend

Trick: one would see (c) it best to recommend the correct spelling of this word


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