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Cardi B Denied Trademark for ‘Okurrr’

Celebrity Cardi B cannot trademark the non-word 'Okurrr,' her signature phrase, U.S. Patent and Trademark officials have decided. Rapper Cardi B failed in her attempt to trademark her signature phrase, “Okurrr.” The Atlantic describes the word as “a playful variation of okay topped off with a trilled r.” Some sources spell it with...
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Born or Borne?

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.
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Away or Aweigh?

When choosing between away or aweigh, a writer is dealing with homophones: words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
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