Badly spelt words for spelling-checker tests

This is a list of over 5000 common misspellings of English words that can be used in testing spelling checkers.

The spellings are characteristic of people who have literacy difficulties and tend to spell phonetically. This presents a significant challenge to spelling checker design and few programs can adequately address the full range of errors made in the examples provided.

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This assists people with significant spelling difficulties through the use of a segmented dictionary and phonetic spelling strategy.

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