Friday, July 18, 2008

(25) Wrong Word

Many words are commonly confused in the English language (much as many words are commonly misspelled). Writers should be careful and select words that are accurate. [EDIT]

Word choice addresses issues of style and meaning, but writers often simply select the wrong word. This practice is so widespread that commonly confused word lists are available in many forms. Refer to the following on-line resources for help:

Commonly confused verbs, an on-line resource: