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Wisconsin residents have trouble spelling 'Wisconsin.' Which word stumps your state?

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The National Spelling Bee started today, so of course Google found out which words Americans need the most help spelling by state. 

Google employees were able to find the results by looking though "how to spell____" searches in each state between January and April. Whatever word would fill in the search was deemed the "most misspelled word" for the state, according to the Washington Post

Users in West Virginia and Connecticut needed help with the longest word from the list, "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” while the shortest words "gray" and "liar" were the most searched in Georgia and Rhode Island respectively. 

There were two words most searched by Americans. Google users from California, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York and Ohio most frequently needed help spelling "beautiful," while users in Alabama, Illinois, Maine, Michigan and Washington searched most for "pneumonia."


Google mapped out the "most misspelled words" in 2016 as well, with similar words like "pneumonia," "beautiful," "maintenance" and "gray" having made that list, too. 

Many of the "most misspelled words" changed for each state since las year, but some still seemed to have issues with the same words. A year later, Washington still has trouble with "pneumonia," New York still has trouble with "beautiful" and New Hampshire still has trouble with "diarrhea."

On a positive note, Massachusetts no longer needs help spelling "Massachusetts," but sadly Wisconsin now needs help spelling "Wisconsin."

Here is the list for the "most misspelled words" of 2017:

Alabama: pneumonia

Alaska: schedule

Arizona: tomorrow

Arkansas: chihuahua

California: beautiful

Colorado: tomorrow

Connecticut: supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Delaware: hallelujah

Washington, D.C.: ninety

Florida: receipt

Georgia: gray

Hawaii: people

Idaho: quote

Illinois: pneumonia

Indiana: hallelujah

Iowa: vacuum

Kansas: diamond

Kentucky: beautiful

Louisiana: giraffe

Maine: pneumonia

Maryland: special

Massachusetts: license

Michigan: pneumonia

Minnesota: beautiful

Mississippi: nanny

Missouri: maintenance

Montana: surprise

Nebraska: suspicious

Nevada: available

New Hampshire: difficult

New Jersey: twelve

New Mexico: bananas

New York: beautiful

North Carolina: angel

North Dakota: dilemma

Ohio: beautiful

Oklahoma: patient

Oregon: sense

Pennsylvania: sauerkraut

Rhode Island: liar

South Carolina: chihuahua

South Dakota: college

Tennessee: chaos

Texas: maintenance

Utah: disease

Vermont: Europe

Virginia: delicious

Washington: pneumonia

West Virginia: supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Wisconsin: Wisconsin

Wyoming: priority

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