Words that people use incorrectly; common mistakes.
I'm new to this forum and I've joined to try and improve my writing skills. I'd like to kick off by commenting on the very widespread mix up...
Which is correct: experience or experiences. Example: (1) My experience in teaching has been extensive. (2) My experiences in teaching have been...
Two words that I find people frequently mix up are separate and seperate.
Here's the thing: "seperate" is not actually a word. If you try to look...
Which is correct (not in reference to removing an insect)? Thank you!
please help in using the above phrases (if i am gramatically correct)
which one should be used where
1. 'I am afraid , either'
This one seems to be really causing me some grief!
If you can direct me to some good examples of use, that would be fantastic.
I strongly recommend that everyone make themselves familiar with Paul Brians' Common Errors in English Usage.
Our very capable and precise Company Secretary (she is a MENSA member) and I disagree about the correct word in the under mentioned sentence. Please...
I have a real problem knowing which word is correct in which context.
Where did all those socks come from?
Where did all these...
I was proof reading a paragraph I wrote and started pondering:
Does it matter if I use aloud and out loud interchangeably? Am I suppose to be...
plz elobrate for me these
How to use these?
Should we say "a bar chart" or "a bar graph"?
What is the correct usage of the word troop(s)? I see on news websites and on TV broadcasts the usage of troop to mean an individual--"Six Troops...
Bhuvana asked about the difference between "inspite and despite."
In spite is written as two words; despite as one word.
As prepositions, both...
Hi all, I am a long-time reader of DWT, but a new forum member. I am especially enjoying reading these threads about common misspellings and vocab...
Hi, I was interested to read today's "Daily Writing Tip." I agree that the word "pimp" has very different connotations depending on one's generation....
When do we use 'Talk' and when do we use 'Speak'? :confused:
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