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Subject:  More Pet Peeves Date:  11/17/2012  9:11 AM
Author:  legalwordwarrior Number:  12735 of 14859

I was checking out some headlines on AOL and saw a link for signs your spouse may be cheating. The problem with the link? Here's the wording:

"Here are some signs you should be weary of"

The word should be spelled wary.

I can understand how it can happen. Wear is a word that sounds like you could just add a "y" to get the right word.

Problem is, when you add the "y" you get a totally different word with a different pronunciation.

And there isn't a spell-check in the world that would catch it.

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