bare or bear

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I hate my job so much I can’t bare going to work, but if I quit I don’t think I can get another job.

Having read it, I perceived "bare" as "bear". Do I get something wrong, or is it a typo?
 
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It should be "bear".
 

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Sorry, but I simply can't resist posting merely to point out my long-standing signature which puns on these homophones.

That is all. :-D
 

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It's a common mistake.
 

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And because "bear" is an animal. Good job spotting such a detail.
 

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...because the two words are pronounced exactly the same.

Like here/hear- the wrong one often comes out when people are typing at speed.
 

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... and spellchecks don't flag them up as wrong because they have both words in their data banks.
 
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