It’s easy to make a spelling mistake when you’re sending a message in a rush.
But sometimes a word is written so far from its correct spelling that it takes on a whole new meaning.
BoredPanda has complied a hilarious gallery of mistakes by people from around the world, who really need to employ spellcheck or invest in a dictionary.
The screenshots, taken from text and Twitter threads, come from the subreddit Bone Apple Tea (which comes from the French Bon Appetite).
They include one person who mixed up ‘pics’ and ‘pigs’ and another who thought ‘in some ear’ was the correct way to spell insomnia.
One Twitter thread, started by a New Yorker, showed a group of young women who got the spelling of cologne mixed up with colon
One Reddit user, believed to be in Nigeria, shared a confusion between pigs and pics
Sacre bleu! One reddit user, based in the US, was called a ‘dumba**’ by his friend for not understanding bone jaw was ‘bonjour’
We’re all human beans! One Twitter user, based in Jamaica, poked fun at another who confused beings and beans
Another internet user in an unknown location confused chicken parmigiana with chicken permission
One shop used ‘shoplifters will be prostituted’ signs instead of saying they’d be prosecuted
Friends poked fun at this Facebook user, believed to be based in the US, for confusing the drug marijuana with marinara sauce
One American got confused with ‘angle’ and ‘angel’ with an unfortunate misspelling of their tattoo
One Twitter user from New York joined in on the anti-vaccination row – but got mixed up between autistic and artistic
Another twitter user, believed to be from South Africa, confused ‘mail’ and ‘male’ to the amusement of his friends
Another reddit user shared they had a customer who mixed up laminate and lemonade with very awkward results
One user, from an unknown location, shared they couldn’t sleep and were suffering from ‘in some near’
One shop, believed to be in Florida, misspelled organic and instead sold ‘orgasmic blueberries’
One snapchat user joked they’d found the origin of all things ‘sweet and sour’ after coming across ‘source’