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Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader When It Comes To Spelling Food Words?

Is it "desert" or "dessert?"

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community which words they always misspell. Can you tell which food-related words are actually spelled correctly?

  1. Cantaloupe
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Cantaloupe" doesn't look right, but it is.

  2. Desert
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Dessert" has a double "S" because it's extra sweet, y'all.

  3. Barbeque
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's actually "barbecue," with a "C."

  4. Brussel Sprouts
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "Brussels," with an "S" on the end.

  5. Macaroon
    Wikipedia Creative Commons
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The type of macaron in the picture only has one "O."

  6. Sandwiches
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    No witches or whiches in these sandwiches.

  7. Receipt
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "receipt." Remember: "I" before "E," except after "C."

  8. Spaghetti
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That "gh" in the middle of "spaghetti" looks weird, but it's correct.

  9. Ruben
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Reuben" sandwiches would be correct.

  10. Resturant
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    Correct
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    Incorrect
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's actually "restaurant."

UPDATE

A previous version of the quiz did not accept “macaroon” as a correct answer, but macaroons are indeed a food. The quiz has been updated with a picture of the correct treat we’re looking for.

 
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