I mispelled "embarrass" for many years. I thought it was "embarass" and I even had a mnemonic device for remembering that it was only one R: If you are bare assed you would be embarassed. Guess how I felt when WordPerfect's spell checker finally corrected me. That's right, I felt self-conscious and ill at ease.
Speaking of embarrassment, now everyone in our country has a reason to be embarrassed:
Earlier this week, while researching a legal issue, I came across a whole bunch of regulations under the Federal Financial Administration Act that I had never heard of including: