Sydney, Australia, July 7, 2009 - An analysis by enterprise website spell checking platform spellr.us has revealed that on average, 14.2% of web pages on the world’s most prestigious university websites contain at least one genuine spelling error.


The annual spellr.us Higher Education Online Content Survey found that these spelling mistakes ranged from obscure, easy to overlook slip-ups to obvious and embarrassing blunders.


The word “university”, for example, was misspelled by 13 of the world’s top 20 educational institutions. Other significant errors included Harvard Law School’s misspelling of “professor” on a primary navigation menu, and Ivy League neighbour Yale University’s misspelling of...

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