Forget the Ashanti’s with their ‘R’ and ‘L’ wahala. We all know the English language is sometimes tricky if care is not taken. Lots of words sound the same but have totally different meanings. Others are spelt in similar pattern but are pronounced very differently.
Take for example: P-U-T ‘put’, and B-U-T ‘but’.
Here are 9 words we constantly see being mixed up in Ghana. If you have others, feel free to join the conversation in the comments section below.
If you use a single ‘o’ in ‘LOOSE, you are a loser!
There is their cow. Now that they’ve found it, they’re going to milk it!
Your spellings are so atrocious that you’re giving me plenti wahala!
It’s painful how you overlook this oh-so-tiny word in its entirety.
Would you spell ‘infinite‘ as ‘infinate‘? Same ‘adekroment’!
Whether you will understand the difference between ‘whether’ and ‘weather‘ is giving me a headache.
I bought some meat pie and fan milk at the market. Then I realized that meat pie is so much better with fan milk than malt.
I am adivising you to take my advice and stop using these words interchangeably.
If you put these simple tricks into effect, it will hopefully positively affect your spellings chale!