Tag Archive | Spell checker

Amusing but Confusing: Words That Get Misused

Steve Meitz (aka Bus Rider) has done it again (thanks Steve!).  He’s come up with another interesting idea.  Maybe I need to add his name to the blog banner. The English language is a confusing morass of words, rules, punctuation marks and parts of speech (wikipedia lists well over 100 different figures of speech such […]

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Sounds Like…

Ever played Charades? If so, you will know that a tug on the ear lobe is the pantomime to indicate that the performer wants you to come up with a word that sounds like what he is acting out.  There are many words that sound the same but have different meanings or uses. They are […]

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