Food delivery website GrubHub, which recently merged with Seamless, spent the entire month of April tracking the spelling of searches in more than 500 U.S. towns, and their list of the most commonly misspelled food words might surprise you (or might not). Read on to discover the top ten misspellings.
Not only one of the most commonly misspelled food words, it’s also one of the most commonly mispronounced food words. The offenders, who misspelled it nearly 4 percent of the time, spelled it "chipolte," of course.
The name of this salad (and the Roman emperor) was misspelled a whopping 40 percent, with almost 20 percent swapping the "a" and "e" and almost 7 percent leaving off the first "a" entirely, spelling it "cesar."
Odds are, if you’re typed the name of this pasta recently, you’ve spelled it wrong. An astonishing 70 percent of those who typed it into GrubHub’s search bar misspelled it, with an equal percentage turning it into "fettucine" or "fettucini."
When you're on the prowl for a food delivery and head to GrubHub, you might not realize that they're keeping track of not only what you're searching for, but how you spell those words. The company, which recently merged with Seamless, spent the entire month of April tracking the spelling of searches in more than 500 U.S. towns, and their findings might surprise you (or might not).