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How many ways to misspell Schwinn?

Old 01-16-23, 11:41 AM
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OK, as a public service I scrolled through this thread and put all the spellings in alphabetical order (feel free to correct - it's been a long time since third grade).

It's not as many as I would have thought. I only counted ones that claimed to be real, not jokes. I did not check the links because I figured a lot of them would be dead. So if you need to program your Craigslist bot, here is the list:

Chhwinn
Scchwinn
Scheinn
Scheruiwn
Schinn
Schinng
Schwain
Schwann
Schweinn
Schwenn
Schwiin
Schwimmer
Schwin
Schwing
Schwynn
Science
Sewing
Sewn
Shewinn
Shwin
Shwinn
Shwynn
Swim
Swing
Swinton
Sycwnn
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I saw this today- one more for the list.
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Originally Posted by albrt
It's not as many as I would have thought.
Imagine how many there might be out there that we haven't found, and consider that it would be damned hard to do a search for them.
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Looks to me like autocorrect (e.g. science or swim) is the dominant failure mode, followed by phailed fonics (e.g. shwin) and hitting an adjacent key (e.g. scheinn).

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Old 01-19-23, 03:18 PM
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Here is a new one.

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Swhwinn bicycle

$125
Listed a day ago in Knoxville, TN
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    Used - like new
  • Color
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  • Type
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  • Brand
    Schwinn
  • Wheel Size
    26 in.
  • Material
    Steel
Maybe widen a few times . It a new bicycle
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Old 01-29-23, 05:31 PM
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Old 01-31-23, 06:11 PM
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A new one (in the title) and a repeat (in the ad body).

Sween fifth Avenue bicycle

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Here's a two-fer - Schwimm and Schwann in the same ad.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/b...585064720.html

Sadly, no pictures, but rest assured it's purple.
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Over a year later and it is still available. Imagine that...
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Over a year later and it is still available. Imagine that...
The overly verbose description isn’t helping.

“Description”

“Bike”
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Over a year later and it is still available. Imagine that...
There's a "Branching Milano" that's been getting renewed/reposted on the Madison CL for 1-2 years now; properly spelled "Bianchi" in the ad body, but they've never fixed the title.


BTW, here's a new one (from an old listing, actually): https://shopgoodwill.com/item/153133250

Schowell Vintage Bike seat




But wait... it's not....



But then, they managed to misspell Showell, perhaps under some Schwinn schpel.... er... spell, so... maybe it is....

(Don't worry, there's not gonna be a quiz later)
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Can't blame auto correct for this one, have to respect two spellings in same ad! Both bikes have named available.....

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Schwinn Varsity and Schwenn Latour 1984-85 vintage

$100
Listed 2 weeks ago in Schenectady, NY
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    Used – good

Two bikes, red schwinn Varsity (red) and Schwinn Latour (green ) $100 each or best offer.

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Shewin?

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He lose…
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scwinn

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Vintage regent bike made by scwinn has a lot of specialty parts for sale or trade
(Pssst, it's not really a scwinn, as you can see.)

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Swin Crusier - $125 (Hopkins, MN)

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Schwinne
They took a photo of their phone?

"1990 schwinne prelude 700xc,16 spd shimano 105 comps campy wheels set mens road bike running add for a friend call or text"

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^^^^^ Ironically, the bad oblique upward angle of the photo of the phone almost exactly cancels out the distortion of the bad oblique downward angle of the original photo of the bike. I'm sure it was all intended that way.....
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It practically jumps off the screen.
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Really? Raleigh.

10 Speed Bike racing shwain

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