The Incorrect Tomorrow

spell-checkerI have an issue.

I can’t seem to spell tommorrow tomorrow in it’s correct form.

I keep adding an extra M. Tommorrow tomorrow only has one M.

I’m not sure why I do this, but I discovered the issue when I was upgraded to Windows 7 at work. The spell check feature in Outlook was enabled, which I had disabled in the previous version.

I wondered at first whyย tommorrow tomorrow had the red squiggly line underneath it, signifying a misspelled word.

Cue puzzled look on my face. What? I didn’t believe spell check at first.

I checked the spelling of tommorrow tomorrow in Word and on the internet.

I could hardly believe it. Spelling is my forte. I’m very good at spelling words. I was in a spelling bee as a child. How could I mess up this word, this very simple word?

Then I wondered how many times I had misspelled tommorrow tomorrow in all of my previous emails, documents, correspondence and worst of all: Facebook posts? *gasp!*

How many times had I used tommorrow tomorrow in an ill manner? How many recipients of this incorrect use of letters have wondered about my wordsmith skills?

I hope upon hope that no one noticed my tommorrows tomorrows.

I hope upon hope that the recipients were focused on my R’s and not my M’s.

I hope upon hope that the incorrect spelling was received without judgment and that I can one day stop typing tommorrow.

It’s tomorrow, silly! The sun will NOT come out tommorrow.

Good thing spell check is still enabled.

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12 responses to The Incorrect Tomorrow

  1. sophist6 says:

    I have this problem too. It is the word thier. See what I did there? I spell it wrong EVERY TIME I type it. Only when typing though. If I write it I spell it correctly. Their. I don’t know why my fingers disobey my mind on the keyboard, but it does. It’s annoying and without spell check I would miss it and look like an idiot that can’t spell a simple word. At least though, I use it correctly – so that’s something I guess. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Cathy Ulrich says:

    Hahahaha! Sometimes I look at words and they just don’t make sense to me – as if they are some alien language. Usually I spell tomorrow right, but there are others that just confuse…

  3. Jackie says:

    I have this problem with vacuum, which I have to look up every time because two u’s is just so wrong

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