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Lay Versus Lie

Lay Versus Lie | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Get Grammar Girl's take on lay versus lie. Learn when to use lay, when to use lie, and the past tense of both words.
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"Historic" Versus "Historical"

"Historic" Versus "Historical" | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Get Grammar Girl's take on "historic" versus "historical." Learn the difference betwen "historic" and "historical," and whether the words should be preceded by "a" or "an."
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"Alright" Versus "All Right"

"Alright" Versus "All Right" | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
One of these spellings is common, but wrong: "alright" and "all right."
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Good Versus Well

Good Versus Well | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Get Grammar Girl's take on good versus well. Learn whether it is grammatically acceptable to answer "how are you?" with "I'm good."
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Sometimes, Some Time, and Sometime

Sometimes, Some Time, and Sometime | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Ack. Sometimes, sometime, and some time mean different things. See examples and get the spelling right.
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Bring Versus Take

Bring Versus Take | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Get Grammar Girl's take on bring versus take. Learn when to use the word bring and when to use the word take.
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"It Is I" Versus "It Is Me"

"It Is I" Versus "It Is Me" | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Get Grammar Girl's take on "It is I" versus "It is me." Learn which one is grammatically correct, and whether the other is allowed.
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"Baited" Versus "Bated"

"Baited" Versus "Bated" | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Here's why you should think of Shakespeare's moneylender Shylock when you're trying to decide between "baited breath" and "bated breath."
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"Then" Versus "Than"

"Then" Versus "Than" | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Almost every week someone asks me to help them remember the difference in spelling between "then" and "than." Get the memory trick today.
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"Moot" Versus "Mute"

"Moot" Versus "Mute" | Commonly Confused Words | Scoop.it
Moot isn’t moot, but it can mean something different in Britain and the U.S.
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