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Licence or License?

Licence or License?

Your use of licence and license greatly depends on where you live: if you’re in the United States, license is the only spelling you should…

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Entitled vs. Titled

Entitled vs. Titled

You can say that a book is entitled “so and so,” but to say that it’s titled might be a more elegant and middle-of-the-road solution.

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Retch vs. Wretch

Retch vs. Wretch

While retch and wretch are pronounced the same, they have completely different meanings. Retch is a verb that means “to vomit,” and wretch is a…

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Are Emojis Language?

Are Emojis Language?

Whether you love them or hate them, you have to admit, emojis have taken over. Following the latest update by the Unicode Consortium, the…

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What Is “Spreaded”?

What Is “Spreaded”?

The past tense of spread is spread. Spreaded is a rare, nonstandard variant of spread. Most people view spreaded as an error. Have…

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Spatter vs. Splatter

Spatter vs. Splatter

To spatter means to scatter small particles of a substance. A spatter is the pattern of drops that result from spattering. To splatter means to…

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