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Some Irish teens going to college can't spell 'college'

Still, that’s why you go isn’t it?

Source: Dave Herholz

TODAY WAS A big day for Leaving Cert students, with the CAO making its giant round of points offers this morning.

So it’s hardly surprising that there’s been a lot of discussion about going to college on Twitter.

There was just one problem.


Some of them weren’t even first-years.

Look, it’s totally excusable. We’ve all made spelling mistakes. (Some of them in major media outlets.)

It’s just a bit unfortunate, is all.

Admittedly, part of the reason these words were trending was that others were picking up on the misspellings and tweeting about them.


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