Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Tools You Can Use: Unconfuse Confusing Words

Do you pause for a second before typing a certain word? Writers often misuse or abuse words that are pronounced alike (homonyms) or sound similar, but have different meanings.

What Words Confuse You?
Lay and lie?
Affect or effect?
Insure vs. ensure
Accept or except

Confusing Words contains a collection of over 3000 troublesome words. To double-check the word in question, type in that word. You’ll see words grouped according to the way they are most often confused or misused.

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