Words Commonly Confused and/or Misused (3)

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Last September I posted the second in my series of articles about words that are commonly confused and/or misused and often used incorrectly. This series is an extension and expansion of a similar series that I did back in 2012-2013, which was quite popular at the time. This post is ...

Words Commonly Confused and/or Misused (2)

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

A few months ago I posted the first in a series of articles I have written about words that are often used incorrectly. That was an extension and expansion of a similar series I had done about three years before that. This current post is the second in my latest ...

Words Commonly Confused and/or Misused (1)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

A couple of years ago I posted a series of articles about words that are often used incorrectly. This is the beginning of another multi-part series on a similar subject but with even more confused and/or misused words than before. I’m starting the list of words in alphabetical order and ...

“Words” That Someone Just Made Up…

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Since I work with words in the English language every day, I am particularly sensitive to instances when I read or hear them being misused. In fact, sometimes it drives me crazy; especially when the perpetrator is someone who should know better such as a journalist, a writer, an academic, ...

Commonly Confused Words/Terms – No. 7

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Here’s another one in my ongoing series about common errors used in everyday English. It’s an excerpt from my long “list” of words and/or terms that I notice are commonly confused in everyday writing and speaking. Some of these words/terms are used in informal speech as “colloquialisms” but should not be ...

Commonly Confused Words/Terms – No. 5

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Here’s the next one in my ongoing series about common errors used in everyday English. It’s another excerpt from my “list” of words and/or terms that I notice are commonly confused in everyday writing and speaking. Some of these words/terms are used in informal speech as “colloquialisms” but should not be ...