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Commonly Confused Words

All we need is a little patience: Words that look the same but aren’t

Today’s edition will focus on some similar-looking and even sounding words. Do you get confused between Apologies and Apologise? Can I assist you in separating Assistants and Assistance? Running out of patience with Patience and Patients? Look at these and more in this edition of Commonly Confused Words.

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Random Acts of Error

Improve your social media posts

Introducing a brand new segment! Here, we’ll look at a few social media flops and take a look at how they could have…. Well… been improved. As we’re looking at posts and trying to work out their meaning for their intended audience, I feel it’s a pretty good exercise and you might even learn a thing or two. After all, communication is all about your message being understood by others, right?

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Commonly Confused Words

Don’t confuse these religious words

This edition of Commonly Confused Words will focus on some religious words and their homonyms, such as Heal vs Heel, and Angels vs Angles.

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Commonly Confused Words Grammar Faux Pas

Licence vs License, and other US spelling words

It’s a special edition of Commonly Confused Words! This post will focus on a few words that are confusing due to spelling variations.

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Grammar Faux Pas Social Media Grammar Tips

Easy ways you can spot Americanizms

Have you ever looked at a word and thought ‘I’m sure I’ve seen this word spelt a different way before’? You’re not alone. The purpose of this post is to point out some differences between Australian and American English so you know which way is the right way in your country!

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Social Media Grammar Tips

Essential comma usage

Welcome to another pivotal post! This edition is all about where commas should be used in your day-to-day lived. You’ll also get to find out the true origins of the name of my blog! #muchexcite.

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Commonly Confused Words Social Media Grammar Tips

Take a sneak peek at some confusing words

This edition will cover some confusing words that are commonly seen on social media. The two main words to focus on today are Peek vs Peak, and the difference between Stationery and Stationary.

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Commonly Confused Words

You keep using that word…

Do you often wonder what the difference is between Wander and Wonder? What about the difference between a Barista and a Barrister? We’ve got you covered! Today’s edition includes five different words which are very often confused for the wrong one. Time to bust some spelling myths and crack the code!

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Random Acts of Error

When words aren’t enough

In times of this isolation, it’s nice to not have to think about reading so much content and just sit back and enjoy the view. And this view is more Random Acts of Error oriented! Here are some more illustrations of what not to do in your day-to-day writing.

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Commonly Confused Words

In a manner of speaking…

It’s another edition of commonly confused words. This short one will cover four words that sometimes get confused with others including Manner and Manor, and Princes and Princess.