Top 20 Misspelled Search Terms at Yahoo

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Sure the … story is a fine example of a misspelled or mistaken domain name, but Yahoo’s Buzz Log has just published the top 20 misspelled keywords within Yahoo Search:

We know some of our searchers aren’t dexterous when it matters most. Misspelling your query in the Search box used to lead to disastrous results. But thanks to our advanced computerized technology, we can catch most of your mistakes and provide you with the correct result.

For folks whose spelling skills leave something to be desired, we provide this list of our top 20 misspelled searches. Study it and learn from the errors of your fellow searchers ways…

1. Rachel Ray (Rachael Ray)
2. Tatoos (Tattoos)
3. Scarlett Johanson (Scarlett Johansson)
4. Wierd Al Yankovic (Weird Al Yankovic)
5. Evanesence (Evanescence)
6. Soduku (Sudoku)
7. Barbara Streisand (Barbra Streisand)
8. Louis Vitton (Louis Vuitton)
9. Jamie Presley (Jaime Pressly)
10. Jimmy Buffet (Jimmy Buffett)
11. Brittany Spears (Britney Spears)
12. Brittney Spears (ibid)
13. Anna Nichole Smith (Anna Nicole Smith)
14. Eva Mendez (Eva Mendes)
15. Jessica Beil (Jessica Biel)
16. The Biggest Looser (The Biggest Loser)
17. Jennifer Anniston (Jennifer Aniston)
18. Marie Antionette (Marie Antoinette)
19. Mercedez Benz (Mercedes Benz)
20. Micheal Jordan (Michael Jordan)

I’m amazed that people are searching for Weird Al, what’s it been, 25 years since Eat It and 17 years since UHF?

Loren Baker
Loren Baker is the Founder of SEJ, an Advisor at Alpha Brand Media and runs Foundation Digital, a digital marketing strategy & development agency.
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  • Evan

    FYI, Wierd Al has a new video out, White and Nerdy, that is one of YouTube’s top 5 so you know its getting some press.

  • Ken Savage

    My bigest misspelling has ben Livestrong Braclet(Livestrong Bracelet)

  • Fione – eOneNet

    I wonder how many of these misspelt domain names are still up for grabs? Spell checkers wouldn’t have helped much in checking most of the celebrity names above.

  • Fione – eOneNet

    I wonder how many of these mis-spelt domain names are already taken ever since

  • Bob White

    Visit it locates misspelled websites and auction items.