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Liter vs. Litre

Have you ever wondered about the spellings of liter? Does writing liter makes you rethink and reconsider how you should spell it for you have come across two types of liter? You are not to be blamed! The word liter exist in two alternative spellin...

added by angbeenc
8 days ago

Favor vs. Favour

Can you do me a favor and bring the grocery bags inside.Favor is awidely used word which can be spelled with or without the u. If you areconfused about when to use which favor and what is the dif...

added by angbeenc
8 days ago

Neighbor vs. Neighbour

New neighbors just moved in the big white house. Consider this sentence for a moment. Does the word neighbors make you think again that maybe the spellings of neighbor aren’t really like these? M...

added by angbeenc
11 days ago

Honor vs. Honour

Is someone close to you getting married and you need to print out the wedding card? Are you confused about the phrase Maid of Honor and wondering if it’s Maid of Honour? The difference in the spellings of honor and honour...

added by angbeenc
11 days ago

Fulfil vs. Fulfill

Say you were asked to make a sentence with expectation and you wrote this: Getting an A on the test did not fulfil her expectations While proofreading it, did you pause at fulfil and wonde...

added by angbeenc
13 days ago

Humour vs. Humor

Humor me! Or, Humour me? This amusing word has two alternative spellings which are most widely used in the English language and guess what? Both of them are correct. Humor without the u and humour...

added by angbeenc
15 days ago

Favorite vs. Favourite

While reading or writing, do you ever pause upon favorite and wonder what the correct spellings of it are? His favorite restaurant is that small place in the suburbs. Or should it be like:...

added by angbeenc
15 days ago

Cancelled vs. Canceled

A student’s best friend and a party lover’s worst enemy, cancel, has two possible forms of past tense, cancelled/canceled. Consider this: The English class has been cancelled today as the te...

added by angbeenc
18 days ago

Gray vs. Grey

His gray Maserati flashed in the garage. Are you sure it is gray? Shouldn’t it be grey? Does your vowel choice really make a lot of difference in the case of the color gray? It does...

added by angbeenc
18 days ago

Realize vs. Realise

She realized her mistake after it was too late. Or is it realised? Have you ever wondered what is the difference between realise with s and realize with a z? Today, we’ll exp...

added by angbeenc
19 days ago

Adviser vs. Advisor

Are you a student who needs academic guidance about your future studies? You will be advised to visit the academic adviser. Or is it adadvisor? Does it confuse you which advisor to go when you need counsel regarding your studies? Tod...

added by angbeenc
20 days ago

Rain vs. Reign vs. Rein

Some words exist in English language which have same sounds but different meanings. Rain, reign and rein also fall in this category. These three words have almost similar pronunciations but their meanings and usage is totally different. Here are f...

added by angbeenc
22 days ago

Shear vs. Sheer

Her sheer hard work sheared all the obstacles in her way to success. Sheer and shear are two words that have the same origin and sound but entirely different meanings. They are often confused with each other a...

added by angbeenc
22 days ago

Cheap vs. Cheep

Cheap vs. Cheep Cheap and cheep both sound same but their meanings are entirely different. The words with similar sounds but different meaning and spellings are known as homophones. Homophones are misused and often mistaken for each other whil...

added by angbeenc
22 days ago

“Advice” vs. “Advise”

This pair of homophones (pair of words that have similar sound but different meaning and spellings) is very commonly mistaken by people while writing. Both of the words have somewhat same meaning but they are different parts of speech when used in...

added by angbeenc
27 days ago

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