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Seven tricky pairs of confusing words

  • February 16, 2011
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Returning to our two-part series on confusing words, we will tackle a few of the remaining homonyms and common conundrums, which are prone to being misused. While misused words can lead to considerable confusion, the reasons behind such mistakes are often quite understandable. This list provides a concise look at the rules and reasons behind…

Most Misspelled Words in UK English

  • February 15, 2011
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Many of the commonly misspelled words plaguing America also annoy UK writers. In fact, 8 of the 15 most misspelled words in there are on the American list of misspelled words You can download the full-size poster here.   An asterisk indicates words found on both lists. 15 Most Misspelled Words in UK English *1:…

Chocolate, Poetry and Romance Vocabulary

  • February 14, 2011
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St. Valentine’s Day is the time to send roses and chocolate candies, and it is a perfect time to brush up on the vocabulary of love. Love Words Some frequently-used English words take on unique meanings in love vocabulary. Exclusive: a couple has agreed to date only each other. “Our relationship is exclusive.” Puppy love:…

Apostrophes: The Importance of Good Grammar

  • February 3, 2011
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Little things can make a big difference. This is especially true of apostrophes, punctuation marks used to show possession or indicate that one or more letters have been left out of a word. In the following paragraphs we’ll cover a few of the most common apostrophe rules so you’ll be familiar with when to use…

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