hey guys so this piece of coding is simple and straight forward but theres something wrong with it and its bugging me out because i can't figure out what the problem is. the error i get is this:

You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near 'INSER INTO contact VALUES ('','Mr','Nor Marzuki','Musa','Q-16-A Tiara Damansara'' at line 1

php and html :

    require "connection.php";
    $salutation=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['salutation']) or die(mysql_error());
    $fname=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['firstname']) or die(mysql_error());
    $lname=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['lastname']) or die(mysql_error());
    $houseone=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['houseone']) or die(mysql_error());
    $housetwo=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['housetwo']) or die(mysql_error());
    $housethree=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['housethree']) or die(mysql_error());
    $tel=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['telno']) or die(mysql_error());
    $off=mysql_real_escape_string($_POST['offno']) or die(mysql_error());

    $add=mysql_query("INSER INTO contact VALUES ('','$salutation','$fname','$lname','$houseone','$housetwo','$housethree',$tel','$off')") or die(mysql_error());

<form name="addcontact" method="POST" action="contact_data.php">
        <legend><font face="Arial">Add Contact</font></legend>
        <font face="Arial">Salutation: </font><select name="salutation"><option value="" disabled selected>Choose</option><option value="Mr">Mr</option><option value="Mrs">Mrs</option></select></br>
        <font face="Arial">First Name:</font> <input type="text" name="firstname" /> Last Name: <input type="text" name="lastname"  /></br>
        <font face="Arial">Address Line 1:</font><input type="text" name="houseone" /></br>
        <font face="Arial">Address Line 2:</font><input type="text" name="housetwo" /></br>
        <font face="Arial">Address Line 3:</font><input type="text" name="housethree" /></br>
        <font face="Arial">Telephone No.:</font> <input type="text" name="telno" /> Office No.: <input type="text" name="offno" /></br>
        <p style="float:right;"><input type="submit" name="save_contact" id="add_contact" value="Add Contact" /><input type="submit" id="cancel_add" name="cancel_add" value="Cancel" /></p>

i tried changing the names, i even changed the html layout because it was suppose to have houseno,streetname,postcode etc. so i dont know whats wrong. i can't see whats wrong. help me out please. thank you.

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INSERT rather than INSER

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INSERT rather than INSER

Try this:

$add=mysql_query("INSERT INTO contact VALUES ('','$salutation','$fname','$lname','$houseone','$housetwo','$housethree',$tel','$off')") or die(mysql_error());

OMG... thats gotta be it. ugh, im going blind. Thanks guys!

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