How to Spell “Forty”
Spelling ‘forty’ as ‘fourty’ is a common mistake, possibly due to the pronunciation of the word.
As a result, many often spell it with an additional ‘u’ from the word ‘four’. Next time you spell ‘forty’, remember that it doesn’t come with a ‘u’.
See if you can spot the mistake below:
Man: Your mother is fourty years old.
Boy: Mother is forty years old? How can that be?