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The epic spelling error of doom
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There might, ironically enough, be spelling errors in this text. I wrote it in a couple of minutes. Due to being older and much more mature than when this story took place, I will not cry when I see the typos. Enjoy this humiliating story!copyright protection88PENANAYVER8azSt3

I will tell you about the most awful moment in the history of Suspicious. A moment so gruesome it still sends shivers down my spine. I swear to any heavenly body or supernatural force that I will never forget this event.copyright protection88PENANAxqgTI44ZQS

Let me set the scene.copyright protection88PENANAtEP0tCxUtG

For the sake of the story let us call my friend… hmm…Bob. Bob’s a nice enough name. It complements his superior intellect and tan skin. But enough about suiting names and nonsense like that. I have a story to tell.copyright protection88PENANA6rBKjJVSCp

Once upon a time, in the small town of (let’s call it) Norwaydal, lived a young girl named Suspicious. She liked writing, mostly in Norwegian, but she had just started dipping her toes into the waters consisting of English prose. There was nothing Suspicious would rather do than to sit and write all day.copyright protection88PENANAW9Pc3xh7w7

One day, a glorious September day might I add, the teacher (shall we call him) Evo came into the classroom.copyright protection88PENANA0ZMQ0gsxbW

“We will have an activity day! You, puny pupils, shall know your true teacher overlords as you take part in such activities as rowing, golf, news-writing and singing. Those who cannot partake in these activities will be sentenced to trial by fire!” then Evo draped his purple cape over his right shoulder and left. Well, that might not be entirely true, but I think it adds some flare to the story, don’t you?copyright protection88PENANAehnP1HzXzb

Naturally, I turned to my friends and asked them what they were going to pick. I wasn’t about to be stranded alone in the news-writing part. I would need to have a friend with me. Bob (as the gallant prince he was) decided to do the writing together with me. As the silly 9th graders we were, we didn’t think of the responsibility. Our writing would be put up around the school, for all to see.copyright protection88PENANAmwlbIpI0xf

            The activity day was pretty uneventful. We sat there, writing some news articles about what the other kids were doing. We were like journalists, working with tight deadlines, but still having time to be silly.copyright protection88PENANA8xfUofaQMm

Then it came; The moment I will never forget. There was a group of long-distance runners doing something called the Mountain Challenge.copyright protection88PENANAM0DaQERpBr

I was set to write the article about this. I got the papers about it and the pictures. The paper said, in all-caps.copyright protection88PENANABYXX9GmSGT

MOUNTAIN CHALLANGEcopyright protection88PENANA7PrnJPCUFp

The pencil was shaking in my tiny hand. Something was wrong. But I wasn’t the best at English, and though I got good grades in the subject, I wasn’t even close to feeling comfortable with the language. I put my pencil down, grabbed the permanent marker, and started writing. I wrote as beautifully as I possibly could (which isn’t very beautiful since I’m a lefty writing with my right hand). Mountain… Yes, that was easy. I knew how to write “Mountain”. I stopped when I came to the next word though. Challange. Something still didn’t feel right. But I wrote it down as it said on the piece of paper, and when I was done I felt pretty confident about it.copyright protection88PENANAgsqUCgyuGa

I showed it to Bob with a big smile plastered on my face. As smile that said: “Hi Bob! Look at what I’ve done today! Can you say you have produced something this glorious?” My smile quickly faded when I saw him pointing at the word.copyright protection88PENANAVi8TfizCag

“You wrote Challange, Suspicious. It’s written Challenge.” I looked down at poster. One word has disgraced my whole article. I knew it was wrong. Still, I didn’t want to admit my defeat. Someone had written it wrong to begin with. One of the teachers probably. If I only could get one of the teachers on my team, I wouldn’t look so bad.copyright protection88PENANAwi6XFQMiKs

“No Bob. I’m pretty sure it’s written challange.”copyright protection88PENANAH1V7Vyou25

“Don’t be stupid, Suspicious.”copyright protection88PENANAFYnORD6rfh

“Who’s got a six in English? Is it me or you? Oh right, it’s me. So shut up!” Six is the best grade you could get in the Norwegian school system, and I was quite proud of my sixes in Norwegian and English (though my maths was suffering with a weak three or so). Even though I had a six in English, it was a cheap shot… And Bob knew it.copyright protection88PENANAILAOJfEwyp

“I’ll go get an English dictionary.” Yes, this was before the days of always bringing a computer to school. We still used dictionaries.copyright protection88PENANAYfrUnnsLSv

While Bob went looking for a dictionary, I tried gathering a small army of teachers to back me up. I had almost convinced myself that the word was, in fact, written challange.copyright protection88PENANAQxtdmlQsM6

As he came back, I was standing there alone on the battlefield. He had a weapon in hand. It was big and yellow with the words Engelsk – Norsk Norsk –Engelsk written on it. I only had a poster with an article and a typo on it.copyright protection88PENANAKvSkjBAY78

He came up to me. Pointed his finger at the word.copyright protection88PENANAo6nP0Kdsw5

Norsk: provosere, utfordre - English: Challengecopyright protection88PENANAYmDrAZMrsz

The teachers looked at me and shook their heads. Bob shot me a victorious grin. I admitted defeat. Teary eyed I sat down with the article in my hand. I took the permanent marker, and wrote a big E over the A.copyright protection88PENANAyc4qxo17n8

After that, the teachers took the poster and put it up in the hallway. Now the whole school could see it. My friends, my enemies, my crushes. All of them would know of the epic spelling error that led to my doom. Well, maybe not quite that gloomy, but at least it attracts attention.92Please respect copyright.PENANAuScziJXkQk
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This has been very hard for me to share. I almost shed a tear writing this. I hope everyone will take this seriousl…. Hey! I can see you snickering Kholekins2001 Are you laughing at me Frances? Don’t think I don’t see that stupid smile Coen Wonder. copyright protection88PENANAUGix7SwUkZ

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