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Over the past several decades, a plethora of names and words have cropped up that are often foolishly spelled. Can you correctly spell these?

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Famous for his acting career, this man took to politics, becoming the 33rd governor of California.
Few know that the car division once owned by this prominent European auto manufacturer, known for producing quality family wagons, was briefly owned by Ford from 1999 to 2010.
If you think this famous multi-syllabic song title from 1965's 'Mary Poppins' is hard to say backwards, just remember, its lyrics say 'piece of cake'.
This 2006 animated film, featuring a smorgasbord of colorful characters, is the 7th that Pixar released.
This New England state is the only US State to not have a building above 150 ft (45.72 meters) in height.
Along with Robert De Niro, this respected film director – who won a Best Director Oscar in 2002 – had a career boost from the beautiful mind of B-movie producer Roger Corman.
This NFL quarterback, one of the best in many all-time passing statistics, had one of his many 4+ touchdown games playing in Green Bay on November 19, 2006.
After receiving an Oscar nomination for '12 Years a Slave', this man went on to help produce 'Selma'.
This New Mexico city has its share of quirky sights, but its Palace of Governors was named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 2015.
When he won an Academy Award for his appearance in 'Dallas Buyers Club', it wasn't just the first win for this Louisiana native; It was his first nomination.
This ACC collegiate basketball coach holds the record for most D-1 wins with a single team in a single conference, 'duking' many of them out with an in-state rival.
With roles in films such as 'Brokeback Mountain' & 'Not Another Teen Movie', this actor isn't the only talented one in the family; He has a sibling who acts too!
It's no Koincidence! This country, from the recent breakup of the Soviet Union, was home to the wartime song 'Katyusha', & withstood a seige by a Khan in the 1630s.

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