You never know what you'll find on personal profiles. Sometimes, they can even prompt a grammar debate like, 'Did they mean gambit or gamut?'
Sometimes your spellcheck can confuse words in suggesting alternatives. A great example could be the choice between viola or voila.
A commercial promoting Central Florida tourism contains an error many might miss. It confuses the similar-sounding words Awe and Aww.
One innocent little letter can change a word's meaning. That's why you must think when choosing between nouns like damage or damages.
The riot in Washington, D.C. last week prompted many to choose between capital or capitol, and in some cases, they...
A choice between coop or coup can be confusing because the words look similar, but they're neither spelled nor pronounced the same way.
Should it be faze or phase? The two words are pronounced the same way but they have very different meanings. So let's have a look at this pair.
Of the two words born or borne, the first one is usually well-understood. But the second one can be a bit more tricky. Here's how to tell the difference.
Should it be vain or vein? I thought borrowing a line from a famous Carly Simon song might help illustrate the difference between these two words.
Are you hearing bologna or baloney? Is that a bologna or baloney sandwich? Sometimes they're pronounced the same way, but sometimes they're not.
When choosing between away or aweigh, a writer is dealing with homophones: words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
How do you know whether someone is a vegan or vegetarian? For the longest time, I wrongly assumed they were interchangeable.
When choosing between allude or elude, it's easy to realize how simple differences between words can lead to big changes...