TRAVELODGE RELEASES MOST MISSPELT TOWNS AND CITIES ON THEIR SITE

Edinboro, Landan, Tourkey, Bister and Barth. Sound familiar?
They will do, as they’re all famous towns and cities in England and Scotland – but their wayward spellings show that some people didn’t pay attention in their geography lessons.
The words above have all been revealed by hotel chain Travelodge as misspelled versions of Edinburgh, London, Torquay, Bicester and Bath, which have been keyed into its booking website.
The UK’s capital cities - London (pictured), Edinburgh and Cardiff - are among the top ten most popular locations that are regularly misspelt on Travelodge's website
The UK’s capital cities – London (pictured), Edinburgh and Cardiff – are among the top ten most popular locations that are regularly misspelt on Travelodge’s website
Every week, the firm said, more than one million people visit its website looking to book a room at one of 514 UK Travelodge hotels.
Following a travel audit, it has been revealed that around 20 per cent of location entries are misspelt.
The UK’s capital cities – London, Edinburgh and Cardiff – are among the top ten most popular locations that are regularly misspelt, with Edinburgh taking the number one position. London is the second most popular location spelt incorrectly and Cardiff the eighth most popular misspelt location.
Torquay is often spelt as Tourkey and Tourkie, according to Travelodge
Torquay is often spelt as Tourkey and Tourkie, according to Travelodge
TRAVELODGE’S HALL OF SPELLING SHAME
RankingLocationMisspelt versions by Britons
1EdinburghEdinboro, Edinburg, Edinbough 
2LondonLandan, Londan, Loodon
3TorquayTourkey, Tourkie
4DerbyDarby, Derbie, Darbie
5CarlisleCarlilse, Carlyle
6LoughboroughLuffboro , Luffbrough
7GlasgowGlassgow, Glazgo, Glarsgow
8CardiffKardiff, Cardyff
9BicesterBister, Bizester
10WarwickWarrick
11BournemouthBornmath, bornmouthe
Edinburgh is most often spelt as Edinboro, Edinburg and Edinbough. London is entered as Landan, Londan and Loodon, whilst Cardiff is spelt as Kardiff and Cardyff.
The locations of Travelodge’s three most recent new hotel openings in Derby, Bicester and Glasgow also make the top ten most misspelt location list, with Derby often spelt as Darby, Derbie and Darbie, Bicester as Bister and Bizester and Glasgow as Glazgo and Glarsgow.
Other UK locations making the top ten list include the popular seaside resort on the English Channel in Devon, Torquay, which is often spelt as Tourkey and Tourkie. Nicknamed the Great Border city, Carlisle also makes the top ten as it is often spelt as Carlilse and Carlyle.
Making up the rest of the list are Loughborough, which is often spelt as Luffboro and Luffbrough, and Warwick, which is often keyed in as Warrick, Travelodge revealed.
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