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Commonly Confused Words

Compliment and Complement and other confusing words

It’s another edition of when words go wrong. In this issue we’re going to look at Compliment vs Complement, Bowl vs Bowel, Addition vs Edition, as well as a couple others.

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Random Acts of Error

Proofreading 101

We’re going to do something a little bit different here and look at a few pieces of writing and see if we can spot all the errors. Maybe you might even get more than me? Who knows?

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Commonly Confused Words

Formally and Formerly and other words you’re getting wrong

It’s another round of commonly confused words. Once again we’ve got some words which look and sound the same – but are not to be confused! We’ve got five up for grabs here, including Formally and Formerly and Gentleman and Gentlemen.

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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.