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David Reiss CBA Membership Director posted this 12 October 2021

Just read an article about the 10 most misspelled words in the English language. 

Separate
Embarrass
Liaison
Guarantee
Definitely
Vacuum
Accommodate
Recommend
Zucchini
Receive

I will add these that apply to our bunch:

Cannelure
Aluminum
Mannlicher
Coefficient
Sabot
Collimator
Obturate
Frangible
Ogive
Garand
Beagling

Can you add more?

Bullets (Boolits)
Loverin
Sprue
Minie




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John Alexander posted this 19 October 2021

As someone who sometimes spells a word so badly that that I can find  it in the dictionary I shouldn't have standing to comment but what the heck.  I occasionally see: Fowling Shot (a shotgunner's magazine perhaps) or front or rear sites.

John

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Slugflinger posted this 19 October 2021

I am not any kind of English teacher or expert, but this one sometimes sort of bugs me. Not really a misspelling, but the words then and than are mixed up and misused by many.

Then refers to time; past tense. Now and then. 

Than is used as a comparison. This one is better than that one.

Old man rant over. wink

 

Think! It's not illegal, Yet.

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tony1960 posted this 19 October 2021

David, I'd take my hat off to you but it keeps falling up.

 

How about meaning leade, but writing lead. Hell I can even pronounce them the same.....

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harleyrock posted this 18 October 2021

Some of the words we commonly use are not so common.  I have to constantly correct my spell checker.

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David Reiss CBA Membership Director posted this 18 October 2021

Get back on track, they need to be firearm, casting, reloading, ect. specific. 

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-Services: Wars Fought, Uprisings Quelled, Bars Emptied, Revolutions Started, Tigers Tamed, Assassinations Plotted, Women Seduced, Governments Run, Gun Appraisals, Lost Treasure Found.
- Also deal in: Land, Banjos, Nails, Firearms, Manure, Fly Swatters, Used Cars, Whisky, Racing Forms, Rare Antiquities, Lead, Used Keyboard Keys, Good Dogs, Pith Helmets & Zulu Headdresses. .

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OU812 posted this 17 October 2021

Infrared

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OU812 posted this 17 October 2021

I am terrible at good english and typing on my small cell phone does not help.

Do you ever ask your wife how to spell certain words or googling word before typing?

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Ken Campbell Iowa posted this 16 October 2021

something we cba guys do a lot ...

analyze

even when it is spelled right, it looks wrong.

ken

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delmarskid posted this 15 October 2021

How about alunimum? …nuculer?

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Ken Campbell Iowa posted this 15 October 2021

...after i cast a good bullet ... VIOLA ! ... oh wait.. that is a musical instrument ...  maybe it is VOILA ...

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in fact just 5 minutes ago i read a post where    viola!    was used after a good result ...  .... in a corvair forum ... maybe he was playing his viola in his corvair ? ...

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ken

 

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David Reiss CBA Membership Director posted this 15 October 2021

I misspell everything


Bryan, can you spell every and thing, if so just put them together.

David Reiss - NRA Life Member & PSC Range Member Retired Police Firearms Instructor/Armorer
-Services: Wars Fought, Uprisings Quelled, Bars Emptied, Revolutions Started, Tigers Tamed, Assassinations Plotted, Women Seduced, Governments Run, Gun Appraisals, Lost Treasure Found.
- Also deal in: Land, Banjos, Nails, Firearms, Manure, Fly Swatters, Used Cars, Whisky, Racing Forms, Rare Antiquities, Lead, Used Keyboard Keys, Good Dogs, Pith Helmets & Zulu Headdresses. .

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Bryan Austin posted this 15 October 2021

I misspell everything

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tony1960 posted this 15 October 2021

Sorry guys, but some of your cooking shows make the hair on the back of my neck stand on end, especially in the pronunciation of Caramelise....it's not Carmelise there is another "a" in there.

 

Beagling: to hunt with beagles.

 

Couldn't help it.

 

Tony

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OU812 posted this 15 October 2021

Too

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David Reiss CBA Membership Director posted this 15 October 2021

Please define and give origin?

Yes, please do!

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-Services: Wars Fought, Uprisings Quelled, Bars Emptied, Revolutions Started, Tigers Tamed, Assassinations Plotted, Women Seduced, Governments Run, Gun Appraisals, Lost Treasure Found.
- Also deal in: Land, Banjos, Nails, Firearms, Manure, Fly Swatters, Used Cars, Whisky, Racing Forms, Rare Antiquities, Lead, Used Keyboard Keys, Good Dogs, Pith Helmets & Zulu Headdresses. .

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RicinYakima posted this 15 October 2021

Please define and give origin?

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David Reiss CBA Membership Director posted this 14 October 2021

I recent thread gave me another one, beagling.

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-Services: Wars Fought, Uprisings Quelled, Bars Emptied, Revolutions Started, Tigers Tamed, Assassinations Plotted, Women Seduced, Governments Run, Gun Appraisals, Lost Treasure Found.
- Also deal in: Land, Banjos, Nails, Firearms, Manure, Fly Swatters, Used Cars, Whisky, Racing Forms, Rare Antiquities, Lead, Used Keyboard Keys, Good Dogs, Pith Helmets & Zulu Headdresses. .

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Shopdog posted this 14 October 2021

Use a gage to check the gauge of that sheet metal.

Try not to get mold on your mould.

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cfp4570 posted this 14 October 2021

I still use mould for some reason. Maybe because I use gauge instead of gage. How about Minie? As in Minie ball or bullet.

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David Reiss CBA Membership Director posted this 14 October 2021

Mold or mould gives me problems.  

Me too. I know both are correct spellings, but it taken years of discipline to get me spelling it, mold, which is the American way to spell it. If I am not mistaken, mould is the English (Great Britain and its colonies) way to spell it.   

David Reiss - NRA Life Member & PSC Range Member Retired Police Firearms Instructor/Armorer
-Services: Wars Fought, Uprisings Quelled, Bars Emptied, Revolutions Started, Tigers Tamed, Assassinations Plotted, Women Seduced, Governments Run, Gun Appraisals, Lost Treasure Found.
- Also deal in: Land, Banjos, Nails, Firearms, Manure, Fly Swatters, Used Cars, Whisky, Racing Forms, Rare Antiquities, Lead, Used Keyboard Keys, Good Dogs, Pith Helmets & Zulu Headdresses. .

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