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  The misspelling of Britney
Updated 26 April 2002, 16.47
Britney Spears
Opps, you did it again! However much you love (or hate) her, you just can't seem to get her name right.

Britney Spears that is - not Brittany or Britny or even Briney!

  Click here to find out how Britney got her lucky break

Google, the search engine specialists, have found hundreds of different ways that people spell Britney.

Fact File
Misspelling Britney
1. Brittany
2. Brittney
3. Britany
4. Britny
5. Britany
6. Britteny
7. Briney
8. Brittny
=9. Brintey
=9. Britanny
The most popular way is Brittany, followed by Brittney.

The misspellings were detected by Google's spelling correction system.

The clever system counted each time users spelled her name wrong over a three-month period.



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