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I am a Dietitian whose passion is reading books and being a grammar nerd. I am a feminist by heart and an environmentalist by soul. Give me a novel of Medieval times and you will win my heart.

Latest Entries: (360 total)

On Board vs. Onboard

When you are safely aboard a vessel, like a cruise ship, are you onboard or on board? What about when you ag...

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Oneself vs. One’s Self

Pronouns are complicated, but, for as complicated as they are, the English language doesn’t even have a full...

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On Accident vs. By Accident

Adverbs are useful, but too many of them can clutter up your writing and make it a chore to read. Sometimes,...

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Online vs. On-Line

In today’s connected culture, few words are as relevant to daily life as online. A connection to the Interne...

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Onto vs. On to

It can be tough sometimes to remember the difference between onto and on to. They look almost the same writt...

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Translucent vs. Opaque

If you can see through something, is it opaque, translucent, or transparent? Two of these words might fit, d...

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Older vs. Elder

If you were looking for a word to describe someone who is more advanced in age than someone else, what word ...

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Offense vs. Offence

The words offence and offense can be confusing for those not sure of their differences, and not knowing whic...

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Octopi vs. Octopuses

English borrows many words from other languages. These words are called “loanwords.” Most are from Latin, Fr...

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11 months ago

Obtain vs. Attain

Attain and obtain are two different words that are often confused with each other by writers but both have t...

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