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Is Potato spelled or potato?
Last Updated: 13th January, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, is it spelled potato or potatoe?
Potatoe is not a correct spelling in any English speaking country. Potato is how you should always spell it. Plural potatoes - we add 'e' because the word ends in 'o' and sometimes that's the case. It's not always the case with words ending in 'o'.
Also Know, what does potato potato mean? Figuratively: “an unimportant difference” @rodrigoatsu LiterallyPotato, Potato. It is pronouncing the same word two different ways. Figuratively: “an unimportant difference”
Also to know is, was potato ever spelled with an E?
The spelling of potatoe, while not terribly common, existed for almost the entire 20th century. For example, the New York Times was still occasionally spelling potato with an –e in 1988.
Who spelled potato wrong?
On June 15, 1992, Quayle altered 12-year-old student William Figueroa's correct spelling of "potato" to "potatoe" at the Muñoz Rivera Elementary School spelling bee in Trenton, New Jersey.